Conference Title

Location

Day Month Y

Program

 

The official language of the symposium is English.

 

Friday, June 8

 

8.30-9.30

 

9.30-10.00

 

10.00-11.00

 

 

10.00-10.20

 

 

 

 

10.30-10.50

 

 

 

11.00-11.30

 

11.30-13.45

 

 

11.30-11.40

 

 

 

11.40-11.50

 

 

 

11.50-12.00

 

 

 

12.15-12.30

 

 

 

 

12.30-12.45

 

 

 

13.00-13.10

 

 

13.10-13.20

 

 

13.20-13.30

 

 

 

 

13.45-14.30

Registration

 

Opening Ceremony and Greetings Authorities

 

CADMIUM AND ENVIRONMENT First part

Co-Chairs            David Bernhard | Roberto Scandurra

 

Exposure to cadmium and risk of osteoporosis, fractures and hormone-related

cancers: results from population-based studies

Agneta Akesson Karolinska Institute, Sweden

Discussion

 

Cadmium and other toxic emissions from military exercises in Sardinia territory

Cristiano Foschi University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy

Discussion

 

Coffee break

 

CADMIUM AND ENVIRONMENT Second part

Co-Chairs            Agneta Akesson | Marco Vinceti

 

The effects of low environmental cadmium exposure on bone density

Malgorzata Trzcinka-Ochocka Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine of

Lodz, Poland

 

Kidney Injury Molecule-1 (KIM-1): an early biomarker for kidney damage in

chronic cadmium exposure in humans

Valérie Pennemans Hasselt University, Belgium

 

Heavy metals: teeth as environmental biomarkers

Aurea Lumbau University of Sassari, Italy

Discussion

 

Could the reinforcing of the European food regulation decrease the exposure

to cadmium of French consumers?

Julien Jean French agency for food, environmental and occupational health

safety (ANSES), France

 

Bangladeshis have one of the highest dietary intake of cadmium in the world

Parvez Haris De Montfort University of Leicester, UK

Discussion

 

Cadmium interference with visual performance in Danio rerio

Chiara Motta University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy

 

Response mechanisms to cadmium stress in plants

Luigi Sanità di Toppi University of Parma, Italy

 

How two metallothioneins can work together to discriminate between

essential zinc and toxic cadmium in C. elegans

Claudia Blindauer University of Warwick, UK

Discussion

 

Lunch

 

 

Friday, June 8

 

14.30-15.30

 

15.30-17.00

 

 

15.30-15.50

 

 

 

 

16.00-16.20

 

 

 

16.30-16.40

 

 

16.40-16.50

 

 

 

17.00 -17.30

 

17.30-19.45

 

 

17.30-17.50

 

 

 

 

18.00-18.10

 

 

 

18.10-18.20

 

 

 

 

18.30-18.50

 

 

 

19.00-19.10

 

 

 

19.10-19.20

 

 

 

19.20-19.30

 

 

 

 

21.00

POSTER SESSION

 

CADMIUM AND CELL BIOLOGY First part

Co-Chairs            Andrea Hartwig | Salvatore Dessole

 

Membrane transporters in experimental cadmium nephrotoxicity

Ivan Sabolic Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health Zagreb,

Croatia

Discussion

 

Cellular cadmium exposure: resist or adapt?

Jean-Marc Moulis Université J. Fourier CEA-Grenoble, France

Discussion

 

Reproductive toxicity of cadmium-the effects on female reproductive organs

Peter Massányi Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovak Republic

 

Cadmium and endometriosis: is there a link?

Nalinda Silva University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Discussion

 

Coffee break

 

CADMIUM AND CELL BIOLOGY Second part

Co-Chairs            Jean-Marc Moulis | Massimo Gulisano

 

Transport and toxicity of cadmium in the kidney: a tale of ionic and molecular  

mimicry

Frank Thévenod University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany

Discussion

 

Cadmium induced oxidative stress in rat proximal tubular cell line: damage vs

signaling

Ambily Ravindran Nair Hasselt University, Belgium

 

Overview of results on beneficial effects of magnesium against cadmium

toxicity

Vesna Matovic University of Belgrado, Serbia

Discussion

 

Cellular pathways altered by cadmium

Roberto Scandurra University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy

Discussion

 

Cadmium activates a programmed lysosome permeabilization-dependent

necrosis pathway

Barbara Messner Medical University of Wien, Austria

 

A selective non-toxic fluorescent molecular sensor for probing Cd2+ in living

cells

Marta Mameli École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

 

Interference of Cd with p53 Zinc-Finger domain: in vitro and in silico evidences,

and biological effects

Chiara Urani University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Discussion

 

Social dinner - “RISTORANTE IL CENACOLO” SASSARI

 

Saturday, June 9

 

8.30-10.30

 

 

8.30-8.50

 

 

 

9.00-9.10

 

 

 

9.10-9.20

 

 

 

9.20-9.30

 

 

 

9.50-10.10

 

 

 

10.20-10.40

 

 

 

 

10.50-11.20

 

11.20-13.20

 

 

11.20-11.40

 

 

 

 

11.50-12.10

 

 

 

 

 

12.20-12.40

 

 

 

 

12.50-13.00

 

 

13.00-13.10

 

 

13.10-13.20

 

 

 

 

13.20-13.30

CADMIUM, CANCER AND OTHER DISEASE First part

Co-Chairs            Frank Thévenod | Paolo Castiglia

 

Human toxicity of heavy metals and metalloids: epidemiologic issue

Marco Vinceti University of Modena-Reggio, Italy

Discussion

 

Bone resorption and environmental exposure to cadmium in children: a cross

sectional study

Tim Nawrot Hasselt University, Belgium

 

Health effects associated with low-level urinary cadmium: the risks of metabolic

confounding

Alfred Bernard Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

 

Role of midkine in cadmium-induced liver, heart and kidney damage

Nuray Yazihan Ankara University, Turkey

Discussion

 

Cadmium-induced carcinogenicity: molecular mechanisms

Andrea Hartwig University of Karlsruhe, Germany

Discussion

 

Cadmium and cardiovascular diseases-cell biology, pathophysiology and

epidemiological relevance

David Bernhard University of Wien, Austria

Discussion

 

Coffee break

 

CADMIUM, CANCER AND OTHER DISEASE Second part

Co-Chairs            Ivan Sabolic | Andrea Montella

 

CFTR is regulated by cadmium and is suppressed in the lung of Chronic

obstructive pulmonar disease(COPD) patients

Estelle Boyaka The Ohio State University, USA

Discussion

 

Cadmium toxicity, with particular regard to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic

fatigue syndrome; application of transcranial sonography to the study of

cadmium-induced neuronal damage

Massimo Gulisano University of Florence, Italy

Discussion

 

From observations to toxicogenomic responses of cadmium exposure in the

population

Tim Nawrot Hasselt University, Belgium

Discussion

 

A relationship between cadmium and breast cancer

Loreta Strumylaite Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania

 

Cadmium and cancer risk

Mariano Malaguarnera University of Catania, Italy

 

Possible routes of animal exposure to cadmium, cadmium compounds and

induced effects

Maria Grazia Cappai University of Sassari, Italy

Discussion

 

CLOSING REMARKS

 


Deadlines

Abstract submissions

10 May 2012

 

Registrations and

payment

10 May 2012

 

Late online

registrations

31 May 2012

 

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