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Cadmium Symposium 2015 - Program

 

The official language of the symposium is English.

 

Thursday, June 25

14.30-15.15

15.15-15.30

15.30-15.40

Registration

Welcome Greetings

Open greetings
Michael P. Walkees NIH, USA

15.40-17.20

 

CADMIUM AND ENVIRONMENT 1st part

Co-Chairs Paolo Castiglia, Vesna Matovic

15.40-16.00

 

Associations between Cadmium exposure and risk of chronic diseases: Results from large population-based studies in Sweden.
Agneta Åkesson Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

16.00-16.20

 

Combination of Cadmium and high cholesterol levels as a risk factor for hearth fibrosis.
Barbara Messner Medical University of Wien, Austria

 

Discussion

16.30-16.50

 

Dietary Cadmium intake and breast cancer risk: a meta-analysis of longitudinal studies and results of the ORDET study.
Marco Vinceti University of Modena-Reggio, Italy

16.50-17.10

Puberty onset, oxidative stress and DNA repair and detoxification gene expression in adolescents exposed to Cadmium and living in the Milazzo, Valle del Mela area (Sicily, Italy)
Francesco Squadrito University of Messina, Italy

 

Discussion

17.20-17.40

17.40-19.20

 

Coffee break

CADMIUM AND ENVIRONMENT 2nd part

Co-Chairs Andrea Montella, Claudia Blindauer

17.40-18.00

 

Cadmium, Van Gogh and the European REACH regulation.
Simon Franz-Georg BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research, Berlin, Germany

18.00-18.20

Geo-chemistry of Cadmium in Sardinia: regional scale studies.
Alessandro Sanna University of Cagliari, Italy

 

Discussion

18.30-18.50

Metabolic adaptation to exercise and minerals loss in athletes.
Michael Kalinski Murray State University, KY, USA

18.50-19.10

Dietary exposure to Cadmium and risk of breast cancer among postmenopausal women: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Geneviève Van Maele-Fabry Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

 

Discussion

 

Friday, June 26

08.40-11.10

 

CADMIUM AND CELL BIOLOGY 1st part

Co-Chairs Vincenza Bianchi, Jean Marc Moulis

08.40-09.00

Can metallothioneins display metal specificity?
Claudia Blindauer University of Warwick, UK

09.00-09.20

 

The environmental pollutant Cadmium alters human osteoblasts homeostasis in vitro by alteration of wnt/β-catenin pathway
Roberto Scandurra University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy

 

Discussion

09.30-09.50

Spatio-temporal dynamics of acid sphingomyelinase in life-death decisions of renal proximal tubule cells exposed to Cadmium
Wing-Kee Lee Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York, USA and Witten/Herdecke University, Germany

09.50-10.10

 

Interference by Cadmium with the cellular response to DNA damage: Impact on redox regulation and gene expression profiles
Andrea Hartwig Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany

 

Discussion

10.20-10.40

 

Cadmium interference with ERK1/2 and AhR signaling cascades without evidence for cross-talk
Catherine Jumarie University Québec à Montréal, Canada

10.40-11.00

Roles of gluthatione and mitochondria in acute defense and adaptation to Cadmium-induced oxidative stress and toxicity of the kidney proximal tubule in vitro and in vivo
Frank Thévenod Witten/Herdecke University, Germany

 

Discussion

11.10-11.30

11.30-12.00

12.00-13.00

 

 

 

 

Coffee break

OPENING CERIMONY AND GREETINGS AUTHORITIES

PANEL DISCUSSION

Moderator
Simona De Francisci (Journalist)

Speakers
Agneta Åkesson
Mario De Tullio
Andrea Hartwig
Roberto Madeddu
Marco Vinceti

13.00-14.00

14.00-15.00

15.00-16.15

 

Lunch

POSTER SESSION

CADMIUM AND CELL BIOLOGY 2nd part

Co-Chairs Roberto Scandurra, Catherine Jumarie

15.00-15.20

 

Prolonged Cd and PCBs co-exposure and thyroid function in rats: Is the liver relevant point of their interactions?
Vesna Matovic University of Belgrado, Serbia

15.20-15.40

 

The mammalian metabolism of Cadmium: dynamic and structural aspects
Juergen Gailer University of Calgary, Canada

15.40-16.00

 

Chemical imaging and overall assessment of Cadmium distribution in the human body
David Bernhard Innsbruck University, Austria

 

Discussion

16.15-19.20

 

CADMIUM AND DISEASES

Co-Chairs Salvatore Dessole, Frank Thévenod

16.15-16.35

 

The protection of Selenium against Cadmium toxicity in chicken lymphocytes via selenoproteins and heat shock proteins
Wen-chao Zhao Northeast Agricultural University of Harbin, China

16.35-16.55

 

Immunotoxicology of Cadmium: insight from acute intraperitoneal and intermediate period of oral exposure of rats
Milena Kataranovski University of Belgrade, Serbia

 

Discussion

17.10-17.30

Coffee break

17.30-17.50

 

Impact of persistent low-level Cadmium exposure on pancreatic beta-cells
Jean-Marc Moulis University Grenoble Alpes, France

17.50-18.10

 

Chronic Cadmium exposure in rats produces pancreatic impairment and insulin resistance in multiple peripheral tissues
Eduardo Brambila University of Puebla, Mexico

 

Discussion

18.20-18.40

 

Cadmium, atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases
Lars Barregard University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden

18.40-19.00

 

Age-related accumulation of cadmium in retinal tissues: implications for AMD, a major form of blindness
Alex Langford-Smith University of Manchester, UK

19.00-19.20

Cadmium and Fever
Michele Malaguarnera University of Catania, Italy

 

Discussion

21.00

Social dinner – RISTORANTE “L’ASSASSINO” Sassari

 

Saturday, June 27

09.00-10.40

 

CADMIUM AND AGRONOMICS, BOTANY AND VETERINARY 1st part

Co-Chairs Maria Grazia Cappai, Juergen Gailer

09.00-09.20

Toxic effects of Cadmium on reproductive function in chicken
Zi-wei Zhang Northeast Agricultural University of Harbin, China

09.20-09.40

Cadmium minimization in rice grain – Phytomanagement
Narasimha Majeti Varaprasad University of Hyderabad, India

 

Discussion

09.50-10.10

 

Cadmium accumulation and effects in two important crop plants for human consumption (tobacco and carrot)
Luigi Sanità di Toppi University of Parma, Italy

10.10-10.30

 

Molecular dissection of Cd tolerance and accumulation in “normal” plants and Cd hyperaccumulators
Stephan Clemens Bayreuth University, Germany

 

Discussion

10.40-11.00

11.00-13.00

 

Coffee break

CADMIUM AND AGRONOMICS, BOTANY AND VETERINARY 2nd part

Co-Chairs Luigi Sanità di Toppi, Stephan Clemens

11.00-11.20

 

Cadmium in honey production: an overwiew on a possible marker for sustainability
Maria Grazia Cappai University of Sassari, Italy

11.20-11.40

Effects of Cadmium in Apis Mellifera: possible role in hive collapse
Panagis Polykretis University of Florence, Italy

 

Discussion

11.50-12.10

 

The mechanism of chicken embryo neuron apoptosis induced by Cadmium chloride in vitro
Guangliang Shi Northeast Agricultural University of Harbin, China

12.10-12.30

Cadmium and horses: past studies and future perspectives
Joana Nery University of Torino, Italy

 

Discussion

12.45

15.00-23.30

CLOSING REMARKS

Excursion to Alghero

 


Deadlines

 

Abstract submissions

31 May 2015

 

Registrations and

payment

Early registration 31 January 2015

Regular registration 31 May 2015

 

Late online

registrations

Late registration 15 June 2015