8:30 - 9:00 AM
 

    Registration & hanging of posters
 
 

9:00 AM

 

Welcome & Overview of Meeting

 

9:15 - 10:30 AM



 

      


CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR MECHANISMS IN FIBROSIS Chairs: Dolores Barrachina (University of Valencia) & Jordi Gracia (IDIBAPS, Barcelona)

A LIVER perspective. Frank Tacke (Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin)

An INTESTINAL perspective. Gerhard Rogler (University Hospital Zurich)

 

10:30 -11:00 AM  

 


Coffee break
 

 

11:00 - 1:00 PM

                                      






 

 

FACTORS INFLUENCING THE DEVELOPMENT OF FIBROSIS

Chairs: Juan Sastre (University of Valencia) & Manon Wilderberg (University of Amsterdam)

Microbiota. Rubén Francés (FISABIO-Hospital General Universitario de Alicante)

Vascular biology. Jordi Gracia (IDIBAPS, Barcelona)

Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition. Ángela Nieto (Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante)

Fibrosis regression: the example of the antiretroviral Rilpivirine. Ana Blas (University of Valencia)

 

1:00 – 2:30 PM

 


Lunch and poster session
 

 

2:30 – 4:00 PM
 








 

 

FROM BENCH TO BEDSIDE

Chairs: Marta Maia Boscá (Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valencia) & Krista Rombouts (University College London)

Fibrosis in Crohn’s disease. Manon Wildenberg (University of Amsterdam)

Experimental models of murine intestinal fibrosis. Jesús Cosín (FISABIO, Valencia)

Traslational research in liver fibrosis. Salvador Benlloch (Hospital Universitario La Fe, Valencia)

Experimental models of murine liver fibrosis. Javier Cubero (Universidad Complutense, Madrid)

 

4:00 – 4:30 PM

 


Coffee break
 

 

4:30 – 5:30 PM









 

 

SPECIFIC TOPICS

Chairs: Ana Blas (University of Valencia) & Rubén Francés (FISABIO-Hospital General Universitario de Alicante)

Exosomes and omics. Juan Manuel Falcón (CICbioGUNE, Bilbao)

Advances in in vitro models of intestinal fibrosis. Azucena Salas (Hospital Clínic, Barcelona)

Advances in in vitro models of liver fibrosis. Novel 3D cell culture systems for new target identification and drug development. Krista Rombouts (University College London)
 

 

6:00 – 8:00 PM

 

Tour of the city

 

8:00 PM

 

Drinks and canapés

 

 

 

9:00 - 11:00 AM

 

   

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Chairs: Nadezda Apostolova & Sara Calatayud (University of Valencia)

 

11:00 - 11:30 AM

 


Coffee Break
 

 

11:30 - 1:30 PM









 

 

        

THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES TO FIBROSIS

Chair: Fernando Gomollón (Hospital Clínico Universitario “Lozano Blesa”, Zaragoza)

Pharmacology of fibrosis. Sara Calatayud (University of Valencia)

Epidemiology and management of fibrosis in Crohn’s disease. Eugeni Domènech (Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona)

Management of liver fibrosis. Juan Carlos García Pagán (Hospital Clínic, Barcelona)

Advanced liver fibrosis in HCV-infected patientsMarina Berenguer (Hospital Universitario La Fe, Valencia)
 

 

1:30 -1:45 PM
 

  Best Communication Award and concluding remarks  

 

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