Europhysiology 2018

14 - 16 September 2018

QEII Centre, London, UK

Scandinavian Physiological Society
Deutsche Physiologische Gesellschaft


Asking an (un)loaded question: what are the physiological and molecular determinants of atrophy in human skeletal muscle in disuse?
Organiser: Stuart Phillips, McMaster University, Canada

Dysregulation of cellular and microenvironmental pH as a signal driving cancer development
Organisers: Stine Falsig Pedersen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Christian Stock, Hannover Medical School, Germany and Pawel Swietach, Oxford University,UK

Estrogen, exercise and vascular function: new insights into the underlying mechanisms of the effects of menopause and exercise on cardiovascular health in women
Organiser: Ylva Hellsten, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Fructose in physiology: friend or foe?
Organisers: Javier Gonzalez, University of Bath, UK and Robin Rosset, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Hormone and nutrient sensing in the brain
Organiser: Beatrice Maria Filippi, University of Leeds, UK

Inflammatory hypoxia
Organiser: Joachim Fandrey, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Innovations in physiology education
Organiser: Sarah Hall, Cardiff University, UK

Organiser: Sandip Patel, University College London, UK

Microbial fingerprints and bile acid signatures in health and disease
Organiser: Stephen Keely, Royal Collge of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland

Molecular mechanisms of mechanoprotection, mechanosensation and mechanotransduction in the cardiovascular system
Organiser: Sarah Calaghan, University of Leeds, UK

Nanodomain signaling in cardiac myocytes
Organiser: William Louch, University of Oslo, Norway

Novel physiological roles for “ignored” receptors:  Ignored no more!
Organiser: Jennifer Pluznick, Johns Hopkins Univeristy School of Medicine, USA

Sex matters - beyond the obvious
Organisers: Susan Wray, University of Liverpool, UK and Gabriele Pfitzer, University of Cologne, Germany

Structure-function relation in the myosin II motor
Organisers: Marco Linari,Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy

Sympathetic activity in hypertension: new insights in pathophysiology
Organisers: Maarten Koeners, University of Bristol and University of Exeter, UK and Jaap Joles, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands

The axon initial segment: A hub for neuronal activity, plasticity and disease
Organisers: Winnie Wefelmeyer, King's College London, UK and Maren Engelhardt, University of Heidelberg, Germany

The dynamic response of mitochondria to exercise
Organiser: Andy Philp, University of Birmingham, UK

Thermoregulation and hibernation: utopia or reality for space exploration in humans?
Organisers:Stéphane Besnard, INSERM, France and Luc Pénicaud, CNRS, France

Utilizing single neuron transcriptomics and targeting specific brain circuits affecting metabolism with chemogenetics
Organiser: Suzanne Dickson, University of Gothenborg, Sweden

Vascular microdomain signaling and possible novel treatments in cardiovascular diseases
Organiser: Vladimir Matchkov, Aarhus University, Denmark