Programa Simposio Internacional Cancer and Inflammation: from Adherens Junctions to Disease

Wednesday 16, January 

09:00-10:00 Registration 

10:00-10:30 Angélica Hidalgo (Institute of Pharmacology and Morphophysiology, UACh) Long chain fatty acids as modulators of neutrophil responses.

10:30-11:00 Carlos Figueroa (Institute of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology, UACh) Kinin B1 receptor regulates endothelial cell/neutrophil cross-talk by increasing the expression of ICAM-1, Mac-1 and LFA-1. 

11:00-11:30 Rafael Burgos (Institute of Pharmacology and Morphophysiology, UACh) Effect of Short-Chain Fatty Acid on neutrophil granule release. 

11:30-11:45 Opening 

11:45-12:30 Poster session and coffee 

15:30-16:00 Fernando Delgado (Department of Preclinical Sciences, Universidad Católica del Maule) Adenovirus RID blocks TNF, LPS and IL-1 signalin. 

16:00-16:30 Federico Bátiz (Institute of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology, UACh) Role of adherens junctions and membrane trafficking in normal and pathological brain development. 

16:30-17:00 Fabiola Sánchez (Institute of Immunology, UACH) S-nitrosation of adherens junction proteins: a new mechanism in the regulation of endothelial permeability.

17:00-18:00 Poster session and coffee 

18:00-19:00 Annie Beuve (Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, New Jersey Medical School) NO-cGMP signaling and nitrosative stress.

Thursday 17, January 

10:00-10:30 Andrea Soza (School of Medicine, P. Universidad Católica de Chile) Galectin-8 promotes tumorigenic characteristics in MDCK epithelial cells. 

10:30-11:00 Pamela Ehrenfeld (Institute of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology, UACh) Kinins as a new Autocrine-paracrine Signalling pathway that Contributes to Breast Cancer malignancy.

11:00-11:30 Claudia Quezada (Institute of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UACh) Multiple drug resistance in high-grade brain cancer. 

11:30-12:30 Poster session and coffee 

12:30-13:00 Flavio Salazar (Immunology Program, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Universidad de Chile) Advances of the Cellular Immunotherapy against Cancer. 

15: 30-16:00 Gabriel Morán (Institute of Pharmacology and Morphophysiology, UACh) Tamoxifen: a new therapeutic tool for Allergy Airway Inflammation? 

16:00-16:30 José Sarmiento (Institute of Physiology, UACH). Resolution of inflammation: To die, or not to die: that is the question. 

16:30-17:00 Mauricio Boric (Department of Physiology, P. Universidad Católica de Chile) Hemichannels, novel players in inflammatory distress. 

17:00-18:00 Poster session and coffee

18:00-19:00 Walter Durán (Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, New Jersey Medical School) Endothelial mechanisms for activation and inactivation of inflammation-stimulated hyperpermeability. 

20.30 Final Dinner