Geneeskunde en Gezondheids­wetenschappen

Inflammation Research Day

17 May 2024 - CDE Building Q, D.Q.002

Date: 17 May 2024
Time: 8:30 - 16:30
Location: Campus Drie Eiken, Promotiezaal D.Q.002 + Foyer

Registration 

is free but required, deadline 15 March 2024

Program

08:30

REGISTRATION & COFFEE RECEPTION​​

09:00

Welcome & introduction:

· Introduction to FGGW Spearheads (Amaya M. Graf & Steven Van Laere), Infla-Med (Maya Berg), IPPON (Debbie Le Blon)
· YUFE and research opportunities (Bruno Hoste, RIVA Grants office)
· UAntwerp valorisation roadmap in the life sciences (Lieve Hofflack & Kris Bonnarens, RIVA Valorisation office)
· Introduction to the Science Park UAntwerp (Sara Landuydt, POM)

10:00

Finding a cure for cell death driven diseases – ferroptosis therapeutics
by prof. Tom Vanden Berghe and dr. Greta Klejborowska (FFBD / Infla-Med)

10:50

Improving cancer immunotherapy outcome by novel combination strategies: focus on immune checkpoints and natural killer cells
by prof. Evelien Smits (FGGW / IPPON)

11:40

The public health impact of inflammation – the example of sepsis
by prof. Erika Vlieghe (FGGW UAntwerp / UZA)

12:30

LUNCH & NETWORKING

13:15

Poster session 1

14:20​​

Poster session 2

15:20

Poster session 3​​​​​