47th Annual Scientific Meeting of the
European Society for Clinical Investigation

Albufeira, Portugal
17 – 20 April 2013

Congress venue: São Rafael Atlantic Hotel

Scientific Programme

Programme at a glance

I Plenary lectures

  • Wednesday 17 April, 19.15 – 20.00
    Mitochondrial diseases
    Anthony Schapira
  • Thursday 18 April, 10.30 – 11.15
    Innovations in biomarker discovery in cardiovascular disease
    Gerard Pasterkamp
  • Thursday 18 April, 14.00 – 14.45
    Atherosclerosis – Non-resolving Inflammation
    Ira Tabas
  • Friday 19 April, 10.30 – 11.15
    Lecture ESCI Award Winner 2013
    Basic/Translational Research
    Keeping mitochondria in shape: a matter of life and death
    Luca Scorrano (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Friday 19 April, 14.00 – 14.45
    Lecture ESCI Award Winner 2013
    Clinical Research
    Immune deficiency in infections
    Mihai Netea (Nijmegen, NL)
  • Friday 19 April, 15.00 – 15.45
    Lecture awardee Albert Struyvenberg Medal
    Interlocking basic and clinical research in approaching the complex puzzle of obesity
    Gema Frühbeck (Pamploma, Spain)
  • Saturday 20 April, 10.30 – 11.15
    New insights into the pathogenesis of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
    Brent Neuschwander-Tetri (St. Louis, USA)

II Workshops

  1. Phagocyte biology
    Oliver Söhnlein (Munich, Germany)
  2. Mitochondrial physiology: from basic research to the clinic
    Paulo Oliveira (Coimbra, Portugal) and Mariusz Wieckowski (Warsaw, Poland)
  3. Oxidants and antioxidants in aging and disease
    Ignacio Vega-Naredo (Coimbra, Portugal)
  4. Digestive and nutritional aspects in health and disease. From bench to bedside
    Piero Portincasa (Bari, Italy)
  5. Pathophysiology of menopause: more than just aging?
    Vilma Sardão (Coimbra, Portugal)
  6. Pathophysiology of renal stones
    Jean-Philippe Haymann (Paris, France) and Michel Daudon (Paris, France)
  7. Rheumatology
    György Nagy (Budapest, Hungary)
  8. Cardiology
    Hendrik Nathoe (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

III Poster Sessions

  • Phagocyte Biology and Immunology
  • Mitochondrial Physiology
  • Oxidants and Antioxidants
  • Digestion and Nutrition
  • Menopause
  • Nephrology
  • Rheumatology
  • Cardiology
  • Other topics: Basic Research
  • Other topics: Clinical Research

Poster viewing will be possible during coffee breaks and at lunchtime from Thursday 18 April and Friday 19 April. Poster presenters should be present at their poster during lunchtime in order to be eligible for the poster award.

Poster Awards: the four best posters (including workshop posters) will be awarded the Poster Award 2013 to the amount of EURO 200 per poster

IV 2nd ESCI course on Methodology of Research