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Pub Number Group Title Presenter Session Date Session Start Session End Session Hall
OP-01 Ageing Decreased neutrophil migration and activation in aging: A protective role for the adenosine a2a receptor Marc Pouliot 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-02 Ageing Inflammageing contributes to age-related impairments in the maintenance of immunological memory in the bone marrow Luca Pangrazzi 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-03 Ageing Age dependent effect on post-stroke infection Shu Wen Wen 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-04 Ageing Senescent endothelium maintains the anti-inflammatory vascular phenotype: identification of a vascular protective gene Jennifer R Gamble 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-05 Ageing Obesity, ageing and sarcopenia: ‘Resistin-ance’ is futile Mary Oleary 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-06 Ageing Survival of exhausted and highly differentiated CD8+ T cells in the human bone marrow and the effects of aging and Cytomegalovirus Erin Courtney Naismith 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-07 Immune response Effector CD4+ T cells promote glomerular inflammation via recognition of intravascular antigen presented by patrolling monocytes Michael Hickey 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-09 Immune response Chlamydia trachomatis Associated Immune Responses, Inflammation and Tissue Pathology is Regulated by Effector Cell Specific MicroRNAs Bernard Arulanandam 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-10 Immune response Investigating the role of chemerin and the non-signalling chemerin receptor, CCRL2, during an acute inflammatory model of peritonitis Sophia Valaris 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-11 Immune response Suppressive effects of early-phase administration of intravenous immunoglobulin in recurrent pregnancy loss model mice Jun Tanaka 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-12 Immune response Parenchymal nitric oxide synthase mediated injury and dysfunction in the acutely inflamed exocrine salivary glands. Bystander role of invasively infiltrating leukocytes Abeer Shaalan 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-13 Immune response Escherichia coli type VI secretion system (T6SS) modulates murine inflammation and innate immune response Dalila Juliana Silva Ribeiro 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-14 Immune response Pre-hospital immune responses and development of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome following traumatic injury Jon Hazeldine 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-15 Immune response Elevated CD31 levels on 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 treated CD11c+ dendritic cells restrain CD4+ T cell priming ability Iris Mair 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-16 Immune response NKTR-358: a selective, first-in-class IL-2 pathway agonist which increases the number and suppressive function of regulatory T cells for the treatment of immune inflammatory disorders John L Langowski 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-17 Immune response PGE2 protects against intestinal barrier damage and systemic inflammation through promoting ILC3 response Chengcan Yao 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-18 Immune response Non-classical monocytes orchestrate inflammatory myeloid retention to mediate tissue damage in immune-complex-mediated glomerulonephritis Kevin Woollard 7/9/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-19 Signalling molecules and pathways Mutually counteracting effects of CerS2 and CerS6 in G-CSF signaling Jennifer Kurz 7/10/2017 13:00 14:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-20 Signalling molecules and pathways A pro-inflammatory environment modulates the human dermal fibroblast phenotype: implications for chronic wounds Aaiad Al Rikabi 7/10/2017 13:00 14:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-21 Signalling molecules and pathways WNT signalling in salivary gland injury and repair Araz Ahmed 7/10/2017 13:00 14:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-23 Signalling molecules and pathways NFkappaB and NFAT5 transcription factors are involved in muscle inflammation and function in close interrelationship Boel De Paepe 7/10/2017 13:00 14:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-24 Signalling molecules and pathways Macrophages require phosphoSTAT3 activation during efferocytosis to support autophagy and phenotypic conversion in sterile injury Lara Campana 7/10/2017 13:00 14:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-25 Signalling molecules and pathways SCIMP is a novel transmembrane TLR adaptor protein that imparts cytokine specificity to TLR4 responses in macrophages Matthew J Sweet 7/10/2017 13:00 14:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-26 Neuro-inflammation Neuronal Cue on Macrophages to Enhance Neovascularization; Roles of CGRP-RAMP1 signaling Masataka Majima 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-27 Neuro-inflammation Secreted Ectodomain of Sialic Acid-Binding Ig-Like Lectin-9 and Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 Synergistically Regenerate Transected Rat Peripheral Nerves by Altering Macrophage Polarity Fumiya Kano 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-28 Neuro-inflammation Subtype-selective GABAA receptor agonist reduces inflammation and improves recovery post-stroke Silke Neumann 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-29 Neuro-inflammation Narrowband UVB phototherapy for Clinically Isolated Syndrome: Delivering the benefits of all UVB-induced molecules to early MS patients Prue H Hart 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-30 Neuro-inflammation Cytokines as peripheral biomarkers in neurodegenerative disorders: plasma and CSF analysis of patients with mild cognitive impairment Bianchi Massimiliano 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-31 Other The role of chemokines in the pathophysiology of major depressive disorder Vladimir M Milenkovic 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-32 Immune response Redox-dependent B7-H1 downregulation contributes to liver failure during murine polymicrobial sepsis Andreas Von Knethen 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-33 Immune response The effect of titanium implant derivatives on Neutrophil Extracellular Trap formation Helen Roberts 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-34 Immune response Hydroquinone exposure aggravates arthritis in rats Cintia Scucuglia Heluany 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-35 Immune response Immunomodulatory effect of minocycline in intestinal inflammation Natividad Garrido Mesa 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-36 Immune response T-Cell TNFα synthesis and monocyte differentiation to functional TNF synthesising macrophages is inhibited by sulphated disaccharides. An explanantion for their anti-rheumatic activity? Prabhjot Bajwa 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-37 Immune response Selective deletion of T-bet in ILCs regulates intestinal inflammatroy responses Natividad Garrido Mesa 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-38 Infection Disarming Pseudomonas aeruginosa evasion mechanisms in the lung vasculature with a bi-specific antibody Ajitha Thanabalasuriar 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-39 Infection Short chain fatty acids modulate the inflammatory response during bacterial infection Marco Aurélio Ramirez Vinolo 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-40 Infection An ecoimmunological approach to study an ancient link between complement and humoral immunity Praveen Papareddy 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-41 Infection Serum 3-nitrotyrosine levels increase prior to a sepsis diagnosis in individuals with post-surgery sepsis Annie Rose Knight 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-42 Infection Measurement of serum nitrate concentration for the diagnosis of infective gastroenteritis Miranda Jane Smallwood 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-43 Fibrosis Dual integrin blockade attenuates fibrotic and vascular alterations in a murine model of sistemic sclerosys Gabriele Pizzino 7/10/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-44 Fibrosis Blocking the TNF Superfamily member LIGHT to control lung and skin fibrosis Rana Herro 7/10/2017 16:15 17:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-45 Resolution of inflammation Fibroblast innate memory: tropism, disease-association and consequences Thomas Crowley 7/10/2017 16:15 17:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-46 Resolution of inflammation Elucidating the mechanisms governing neutrophil reverse migration Hannah Isles 7/10/2017 16:15 17:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-47 Translational/ Drug discovery TRPA1 elicits inflammatory effects in chondrocytes and its expression is downregulated by anti-inflammatory drugs dexamethasone and aurothiomalate Elina Nummenmaa 7/10/2017 16:15 17:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-48 Microbiomes A metabolic study of microbiome modulation in mice Caitlin SL Parello 7/10/2017 16:15 17:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-49 Microbiomes Protective, anti-inflammatory effects of the microbiome-associated metabolite propionate upon the blood–brain barrier Simon McArthur 7/10/2017 16:15 17:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-50 Resolution of inflammation Plasmin and Plasminogen induce macrophage reprogramming and regulate key steps of inflammation resolution via Annexin A1 Michelle A Sugimoto 7/11/2017 13:00 14:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-51 Resolution of inflammation The cannabinoid receptor CB2 plays a non-redundant role in neutrophil recruitment in acute inflammation David Robert Greaves 7/11/2017 13:00 14:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-52 Resolution of inflammation Src homology 2 domain-containing protein tyrosine phosphatase (SHP-1): role in polarization of adipose tissue macrophages and development of FRET based activity reporter Farah Khan 7/11/2017 13:00 14:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-53 Resolution of inflammation Non-invasive luminol-based bioluminescence imaging as a standardized measure of inflammation in animal models for skin diseases Natasja De Bruin 7/11/2017 13:00 14:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-54 Resolution of inflammation Inhibition of IĸB Kinase attenuates cardiac dysfunction caused by sepsis in mice with pre-existing type 2 diabetes mellitus Sura Al Zoubi 7/11/2017 13:00 14:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-55 Resolution of inflammation Annexin A1 (ANXA-1)-mimetic peptide controls the inflammatory and fibrotic effects induced by house dust mite (HDM) in mice Patricia Machado Rodrigues Silva 7/11/2017 13:00 14:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-56 Immuno-metabolism Pre-stimulation with IL-6 metabolically prepares T cells for the antigenic response Kalvin Sahota 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-57 Immuno-metabolism HGK/MAP4K4 deficiency induces TRAF2 stabilization and Th17 differentiation leading to T-cell-mediated type 2 diabetes Tse Hua Tan 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-58 Immuno-metabolism Synovial fibroblasts display metabolic memory and bioenergetic reprogramming during the transition from resolving to persistent inflammatory disease Jane Falconer 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-59 Other A novel IRAK1/4 dual inhibitor prevents inflammation in rodent models of autoimmune disease and reverses lupus-like disease in NZB/W F1 mice Chrystelle Lamagna 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-60 Other Sensory nerves and mediators have protective roles in Aldara-induced skin inflammation and associated nocifensive behaviours Xenia Kodji 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-61 Other Diet promoted intra-hepatic inflammatory foci representing a model of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Ghazal Alipour Talesh 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Balmoral
OP-62 Other Melanocortin 1 receptor modulates skin repair by driving wound angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis Jenna Cash 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-63 Pain Evidence for an in vivo protective effect of endogenous TRPC5 in rheumatoid- and osteo-arthritis Susan D Brain 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-64 Pain Amelioration of experimental arthritic pain and disease by G-CSF receptor blockade Ming Chin Lee 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-65 Pain Dimethyl fumarate reduces tactile allodynia in a HCAR2-mediated mechanism in two models of peripheral neuropathic pain Livio Luongo 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-66 Pain Pyrazine-fused triterpenoids block TRPA1 ion channel in vitro and inhibit TRPA1-mediated acute inflammation in vivo Mari Hämäläinen 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-67 Pain Loin Pain Haematuria Syndrome (LPHS): in vitro modelling for assessing the contribution of inflammtory components from blood Elaine How 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Sandringham
OP-68 Resolution of inflammation Anti-inflammatory and Antinociceptive potential of Opuntia dillenii and its pure compounds: Opuntiol and Opuntioside via Eicosanoids and Cytokines Inhibition Pathways Faheema Siddiqui 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-70 Resolution of inflammation Inhibition of IL-13Rα2 protects mice from DSS-induced murine IBD Kevin Vannella 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-71 Signalling molecules and pathways cAMP enhancing drugs salbutamol and rolipram augment the alternative activation of murine macrophages through MKP-1 Tiina Leppänen 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-72 Translational/Drug discovery Comparison of two cell-free assays for anti-drug antibody detection in biologic therapy Sorwe Mojtahed Poor 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-73 Translational/ Drug discovery Blocking IL-17C reverses the disease signature in a mouse model of atopic dermatitis Stéphanie Lavazais 7/11/2017 14:30 15:45 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-74 Resolution of inflammation CCR1 and CCL3 in mouse model of Behcet’s disease Seonghyang Sohn 7/12/2017 11:00 12:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-75 Resolution of inflammation Activation of adenosine receptor by PDRN improves skin remodelling in an experimental model of psoriasis-like dermatitis Natasha Irrera 7/12/2017 11:00 12:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-76 Resolution of inflammation Bruton’s tyrosine kinase inhibition reduces the development of diabetic nephropathy by reducing NF-ĸB and NLRP3 inflammasome activation Gareth S D Purvis 7/12/2017 11:00 12:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-77 Signalling molecules and pathways The antimicrobial peptide LL37 underpins thrombotic complications during inflammatory diseases Sakthivel Vaiyapuri 7/12/2017 11:00 12:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-78 Translational/ Drug discovery Modeling Psoriasis-Like Inflammation in Rats Britnie R James 7/12/2017 11:00 12:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-79 Vascular processes Homeostatic cytokines interleukin-7 (IL-7) and IL-15: novel targets to control inflammatory CD4+CD28null T cells and reduce cardiovascular risk in coronary atherosclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis Ingrid E Dumitriu 7/12/2017 11:00 12:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-80 Ageing Human bone marrow adipocytes display distinct functional immune regulatory properties Carina Michelle Miggitsch 7/12/2017 11:00 12:30 Meeting Rooms 1-6
OP-81 Immune response Microparticles derived from obese adipose tissue elicit a pro-inflammatory phenotype of CD16+, CCR5+ and TLR8+ monocytes Mariana Renovato Marins