Iron: infection and inflammation

Saturday, 13 April 2002


J.J.M. Marx (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
R.R. Crichton (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)m)

Iron in infection and inflammation

Session I

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Chair J.J.M. Marx (Utrecht, The Netherlands)  
9.30 – 10.00 Iron homeostasis – an overviewR.R. Crichton (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)  
10.00 – 10.20 The effect of iron homeostasis on NADPH-oxidase activity
S. Wilmet, R.J. Ward, and R.R. Crichton (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
10.20 – 10.45 Non-transferrin-bound iron in beta thalassemia and leukemia patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation
L. Duca, M.D. Cappellini, F. Centis, G. Fiorelli, I. Nava,and E. Angelucci (Milano, Italy)
10.45 end of session I  
10.45 – 11.15 coffee break  

Session II

Chair R.R. Crichton (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)  
11.15 – 11.40 Iron and atherosclerosis: role of non-transferrin-bound iron
J.J.M. Marx (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
11.40 – 12-05 Altered functions of iron loaded macrophages
R.J. Ward, S. Wilmet, R. Legssyer, and R.R. Crichton (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)
12.05 – 12.30 Iron metabolism and erythrophagocytosis by macrophages in atherogenesis in vivo and in vitro
X.-M. Yuan, A. Hellsten, O. Melefors, and W. Li (Linköping, Sweden)
12.30 end of session2  
12.30 – 14.00 lunch and poster viewing  

Session III

Chair R. Ward (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)  
14.00 – 14.25 In vitro selection of mutations after long-term treatment of HIV-infected cells with bleomycin
N.A. Georgiou, T. van der Bruggen, D.M.C. Healy, C. van Tienen, P. de Bie, M. Oudshoorn, J.J.M. Marx, and B.S. van Asbeck (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
14.25 – 14.50 The bidentate iron chelators CP511 and CP502 enhance reactive oxygen species production at incomplete complexation with iron: significance in an HIV-infection model
N.A. Georgiou, T. van der Bruggen, P. de Bie, H. van Kats-Renaud, R.C. Hider, J.J.M. Marx, and B.S. van Asbeck (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
14.50 – 15.15 Reference data on non heam iron indices determined in the whole blood of neonates
O. Mykhaylyk, N. Dudchenko, T. Orlova, N. Pyasetska, and F. Steinberg (Essen, Germany / Kiev, Ukraine)
15.15 end of session III and of workshop7