Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Session II: Metabolism of Endothelial and Immune Cells in Health and Disease

Session Chairs: Susan Kaech, PhD

8:15 AM Breakfast Buffet (Grand Ballroom Foyer)

9:00 AM “Endothelial Cell Metabolism: Principles and Therapeutic Opportunities” - Peter Carmeliet, MD, PhD, VIB-KU Leuven Center for Cancer Biology, Leuven, Belgium

9:35 AM “Molecular Regulation of Endothelial Permeability and Lipid Transport by VEGF Signaling” - Anne Eichmann PhD, Medicine, and Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Yale University

10:10 AM Young Investigator Abstract Presentation: “Hemodynamics Determine Glucose Delivery to Skeletal Muscle” - Penn McClatchey, PhD, Vanderbilt University

10:25 AM Break

10:35 AM “Metabolic Dysregulation of Cellular Innate Immunity in Inflammatory Vasculitis” - Sonia Sharma, PhD, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

11:10 AM Introduction and Presentation of the Journal of Lipid Research Junior Investigator Award and Lectureship. Jay D. Horton, MD, University of Texas-Southwestern

11:15 PM JLR Lecture “Characterization of Immune Cell Metabolism in Obesity” - Lydia Lynch, PhD, Biochemistry and Immunology, Harvard University

11:50 AM Young Investigator Abstract Presentation: “Ablation of Site-2 Protease in Liver Reduces Hepatic Lipogenesis” - Yanchao Xu, PhD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

12:05 PM Lunch (Mountain View Patio)

1:20 PM Introduction and Presentation of the Roger Davis Lecturer - Robert H. Eckel, MD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

1:25 PM Roger Davis Lecture: “CD36 Regulates Lymphatic Endothelial Cells by Modulating VEGF-C Activation and Signaling” - Vincenza Cifarelli, PhD, Washington University

1:55 PM “Regulation of T cell Metabolism and Immunity by Store-Operated Ca2+ Entry” - Stefan Feske, MD, New York University School of Medicine

2:30 PM “Adipocyte Precursor Activation During Onset of Obesity” - Matthew Rodeheffer, PhD, Yale University

3:05 PM Adjourn