Friday, 16 April 2004
Organisers E.E.H. van Faassen (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
P. Martasek (Prague, Czech Republic)
Sponsors Apotex Inc. (Ontario, Canada)
Thalassaemia International Federation (Nicosia, Cyprus)
European Iron Club
International Bioiron Society
Associazione per la Ricerca “Piera Cutino” (Italy)
Schwarz Pharma (Monheim, Germany)

Nitric oxide, metals and endothelial function
ICOC workshop

Chairs E.E.H. van Faassen (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
P. Martasek (Prague, Czech Republic)
Abstract number
08.30 – 08.40 Introduction
E.E.H. van Faassen (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
08.40 – 09.00 Alternative mechanisms of free radical damage in diseases associated with iron-overload
I.B. Afanas’ev (Moscow, Russia)
09.00 – 09.20 Perinatal antioxidant supplements reduce blood pressure in spontaneously hypertensive rats
J.A. Joles, S. Racasan, B. Braam, R. Goldschmeding, P. Boer, and H.A. Koomans (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
09.20 – 09.40 Neuroprotection through inhibition of nNOS and iNOS after cerebral hypoxia-ischemia in neonatal rats
E. van den Tweel, C. Peeters-Scholte, A. Kavelaars, J. Haumann, C. Heijnen, F. van Bel, and F. Groenendaal (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
09.40 – 10.00 The mobilization of an NO-Fe complex from cells is mediated by active transport – the possible role of the glutathione conjugate transporter, MRP1
R.N. Watts, and D.R. Richardson (Sydney, Australia)
10.00 – 11.15 Coffee break + plenary lecture
11.30 – 11.50 NO detection in tissues and aqueous solutions
A. Huisman, E.E. van Faassen, and T.J. Rabelink (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
11.50 – 12.10 Are EDRF and NO really identical?
E. van Faassen (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
12.10 – 12.30 Imaging of NO production in intact vessels
M.A.M.J. van Zandvoort, R. Megens, W. Engels, D.W. Slaaf, and E. van Faassen (Maastricht, The Netherlands; Utrecht, The Netherlands)
12.30 – 12.50 Nitric oxide in clinical practice
A.F. Vanin (Moscow, Russia)
12.50 – 13.00 discussion
13.00 end of workshop
On the mechanism of superoxide signaling under physiological and pathophysiological conditions
I.B. Afanas’ev (Moscow, Russia)
Effect of magnesium sulfate on oxidative stress at modeling of cerebral ischemia
N. Shcharbina (Minsk, Belarus)
Plasma levels of protein dinitrosyl iron complexes in pregnancy and pregnant induced hypertension
E.N.Burgova, M.S. Gubareva, L.E. Murashko, V.D.Mikoyan, and A.F.Vanin (Moscow, Russia)
Beneficial effect of gaseous nitric oxide on the healing of skin wounds
A.B. Shekhter, V.A. Serezhenkov, T.G. Rudenko, A.V. Pekshev, and A.F. Vanin (Moscow, Russia)
Azithromycin, Sildenafil and Cerivastatin improve impaired endothelial function after intracellular infection
J.J.M. Bouwman, W.E. van der Vlist, F.L.J. Visseren, K.P. Bouter, and R.J.A. Diepersloot (Utrecht, The Netherlands; ‘s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands)