Europhysiology 2018

14 - 16 September 2018

QEII Centre, London, UK

Scandinavian Physiological Society
Deutsche Physiologische Gesellschaft

Early Career Physiologists' Symposium (ECPS 2018)

A unique opportunity for MD and PhD students and young PostDocs to meet and discuss science!

Registration from 7.00 - 8.00

8.00 - 13.00, Thursday 13 September 2018
St James, Fourth Floor, QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE


Registration closed on 1 September. 

If you need any assistance, please email or call +44 (0)20 7269 5710 and ask to speak to the events team.

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Abstract submission

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7.00 Registration

Oral communications

8.00 C. Wahl, M. Hecker, N. Ullrich, Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Division of Cardiovascular Physiology, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, GERMANY|
OC01 Chronic oxidative stress-mediated remodeling of cardiac gap junctions in an in vitro model for arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathies

8.15 K. LE CANN, A. Foerster, C. Rösseler, P. Hautvast, J.E. Meents, A. Lampert, Physiology, UK Aachen, Aachen, GERMANY
OC02 Voltage-gated sodium channel activity in Huntington’s Disease

8.30 H. Sutanto, B.V. Sloun, J. Heijman, Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Limburg, NETHERLANDS, P. Schönleitner, G. Antoons, Department of Physiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Limburg, NETHERLANDS, M.V. Zanvoort, Department of Genetics & Cell Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Limburg, NETHERLANDS
OC03 Subcellular organization of ryanodine receptors and Ca2+ channels modulates the propensity of spontaneous Ca2+ waves and cardiac arrhythmias

8.45 P. Griffiths, S.J. Lolait, A. O'Carroll, Bristol Medical School (Translational Health Sciences), University of Bristol, Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM, F. McBryde, J.F. Paton, Department of Physiology, University of Auckland, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND, J.F. Paton, School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, University of Bristol, Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM
OC04 Investigating the role of the apelinergic system in the central control of blood pressure

9.00 E. Selivanova, D. Gaynullina, O.S. Tarasova, Institute for Biomedical Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
OC05 Thyroxine direct vasodilating effect in skeletal muscle artery is mediated by integrin αvβ3

9.15 Refreshments

Flash talks

9.30 J.E. Meents, A. Lampert, Physiology, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, Aachen, GERMANY|K. Juhasz, S. Stölzle-Feix, Nanion Technologies GmbH, Munich, GERMANY, K. Juhasz, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Technical University Munich, Munich, GERMANY|V. Peuckmann-Post, R. Rolke, Palliative Medicine, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, Aachen, GERMANY
FL01 The opioid oxycodone use-dependently inhibits the cardiac sodium channel Nav1.5

9.35 L. Kaluza, J.E. Meents, M. Hampl, C. Rösseler, P. Hautvast, A. Lampert, Institute of Physiology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, GERMANY, M. Hampl, Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, GERMANY|S. Detro-Dassen, R. Hausmann, G. Schmalzing, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, GERMANY
FL02 Loss-of-function mutation causes gain-of-pain syndrome: neuropathy patient harbors a trafficking deficient sodium channel mutation.

9.40 M.D. Lee, C. Wilson, J.G. McCarron, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UNITED KINGDOM
FL03 Multiple Stimuli are Detected by Specialised Cells in the Vascular Endothelium

9.45 L. Oparija, A. Rajendran, N. Poncet, F. Verrey, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, SWITZERLAND
FL04 Phosphorylation regulates LAT4 function in response to anticipated food intake and dietary protein content

9.50 J. Ramírez, S. van Duijvenboden, A. Tinker, P.B. Munroe, William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University London, London, London, UNITED KINGDOM, J. Ramírez, S. van Duijvenboden, P.D. Lambiase, Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London, London, London, UNITED KINGDOM, M. Orini, P.D. Lambiase, Barts Heart Centre, St Bartholomews Hospital, London, London, UNITED KINGDOM, M. Orini, Mechanical Engineering Department, University College London, London, London, UNITED KINGDOM, A. Tinker, P.B. Munroe, NIHR Barts Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Centre, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University London, London, London, UNITED KINGDOM
FL05 Sixteen loci identified for T-wave morphology changes in response to exercise and recovery from UK Biobank implicate genes governing ventricular repolarization

9.55 A. Yildirim, S. Arabaci Tamer, B. Yegen, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology, Marmara University, Istanbul, TURKEY, E. Kuntsal Dertsiz, S. SIRVANCI, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Histology and Embryology, Marmara University, Istanbul, TURKEY, O. Cevik, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, Adnan Menderes University, Aydin, TURKEY, M. Yüksel, Vocational School of Health Related Professions, Marmara University, Istanbul, TURKEY
FL06 Melatonin in combination with antibiotherapy alleviates gastric oxidative injury in rats: role of microbiota

10.00 Marcus Schewe1, Han Sun2, Freya Werkmeister1, Ümit Mert1, Alexandra Mackenzie3,4, Ashley C. W. Pike3,4, Friederike Schulz1, Cristina Constantin5,6, Aytug K. Kiper7, Linus J. Conrad8, Wendy Gonzalez9, Marianne Musinszki1, Marie Tegtmeier1, David Pryde10, Hassane Belabed11, Marc Nazare11, Niels Decher7, Bernd Fakler5,6, Elisabeth P. Carpenter3,4, Stephen J. Tucker3,8 & Thomas Baukrowitz11Institute of Physiology, Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel, 24118 Kiel, Germany. 2Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP), Department of Structural Biology, 13125 Berlin, Germany. 3Structural Genomics Consortium, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7DQ, UK. 4OXION Initiative in Ion Channels and Disease, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PN, United Kingdom. 5Institute of Physiology, Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg, 79104 Freiburg, Germany. 6Center for Biological Signaling Studies (BIOSS), 79104 Freiburg, Germany. 7Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Vegetative Physiology, Philipps-University of Marburg, 35037 Marburg, Germany. 8Clarendon Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PU, United Kingdom. 9Centro de Bioinformatica y Simulacion Molecular, Universidad de Talca, 3465548 Talca, Chile. 10Pfizer Worldwide Medicinal Chemistry, Neuroscience and Pain Research Unit, Portway Building, Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridgeshire CB21 6GS, United Kingdom. 11Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP), Department of Medicinal Chemistry, 13125 Berlin, Germany.
FL07 Poly-pharmacology of K+ channels gated at the selectivity filter

10.05 S.E. Drummond, D.P. Burns, V. Healy, K.D. O'Halloran, Department of Physiology, University College Cork, Cork, IRELAND|
FL08 NADPH oxidase 2 is necessary for chronic intermittent hypoxia-induced respiratory muscle weakness in adult male mice

10.10 S. Bobe, N. Martins Castanheira, A. Schmidt, H. Schillers, Institute of Physiology II, Muenster, Muenster, GERMANY|
FL09 Tinzaparin and Tirofiban reduce tumor cell-platelet interaction: a single cell force spectroscopy analysis of two promising drugs

10.15 J.F. Sacramento, C.S. Prego, S.V. Conde, CEDOC, NOVA Medical School|Faculdade Ciências Médicas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, PORTUGAL|
FL10 Can the modulation of adenosine and/or ATP signaling in the carotid body be used to treat type 2 diabetes?

10.20 Poster session and refreshments

11.10 Plenary lecture
Tempests of the heart: the electrical and mechanical phenomena underlying cardiac fibrillation
Jan Christoph, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization German Center for Cardiovascular Research Göttingen, Germany

11.50 Award ceremony

12.00 Lunch break

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All communications will be entered in the respective competitions. 

  • Oral communication prize: 500.00 € and certificate
  • Flash talk prize: 375.00 € and certificate
  • Poster communication prize: 250.00 € and certificate

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Early Career Social

Thursday, 13 September from 18.00
Venue: Tamesis Dock, Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP
Tickets: £10, includes BBQ and a drink
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