Physiology 2015

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, UK
6 to 8 July

Key Dates

15 June

Online registration closes

Further key dates

Scientific programme

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Highlights include:

Angiogenesis and anti-angiogenesis
Paul Davis and Shaker Mousa, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, USA

Are stem cell‐derived neural cells physiologically credible?
Andrew Randall, University of Exeter, UK

Astroglia: Moving beyond their status as a bystander to neuronal function
William Talman, University of Iowa, USA

Asymmetric ABC transporters: a shared molecular mechanism?
Paola Vergani, University College London, UK

Axon regeneration and remyelination in the peripheral and central nervous systems
Tessa Gordon, University of Toronto, Canada

Endo-lysosomal ion channels: Form, function and failure
Sandip Patel, University College London, UK

Epigenetic modifications in diet, exercise and disease
Colin Moran, University of Stirling, UK

Extracellular vesicles, exosomes and microparticles in cardiovascular disease
Elena Aikawa, Harvard Medical School, USA

From bench to bed in muscle wasting diseases
Didier Attaix, INRA and Clermont University, France

Gaseous regulation of Ca2+ homeostasis; for better or worse?
Mark Dallas, University of Reading, UK

GLP-1 expressing cells along the gut-brain axis: important drug targets in diabetes and obesity?
Stefan Trapp, University College London, UK

Insights into the neural control of blood pressure – Implications for the development of new antihypertensive strategies
Richard Wainford, Boston University School of Medicine & Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, USA

Mechanisms in metabolic translation from exercise to recovery
Jørgen Wojtaszewski, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Microvascular flowmotion: Role in metabolic regulation and cardiovascular disease
Stephen Rattigan, University of Tasmania, Australia

Non-coding RNAs in cardiovascular disease
Anne Yael Nossent, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Non-selective cationic channels in chemical and physical stress
David Beech, University of Leeds, UK

Novel regulators of mitochondrial biogenesis in skeletal muscle: Implications for health and disease
Andrew Philp, University of Birmingham, UK

Sex differences in the physiology of exercise: an integrative perspective
William Sheel, University of British Columbia, Canada

Structure meets function in the neuroendocrine System
Iain Clarke, Monash University, Australia

The brain in hypoxia; curiosity, cause and consequence
Damian Bailey, University of South Wales, UK

The effect of changing temperature on central chemosensing and metabolism in the vertebrate brain
Lynn Hartzler, Wright State University, Ohio, USA

The link between colonic bacteria, transporters and receptors of short chain fatty acids and chronic disease
Saartjie Roux, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa

Undergraduate physiology practicals in a digital age
Dave Lewis, University of Leeds, UK and Jon Scott, University of Leicester, UK

Vascular aging: The role of genomic instability
Anton Roks, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Voltage-gated calcium channels - from basic mechanisms to disease
Jörg Striessnig, University of Innsbruck, Germany

What colour is adipose tissue and does it matter?
Michael Symonds, University of Nottingham, UK