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Basic Research Seminar


04. Oktober 2017
9:00 - 12:15

Jugendstilhörsaal der MedUni Wien
Rektoratsgebäude (BT88)
Spitalgasse 23
1090 Wien

All interested participants are cordially invited and I am very much looking forward to a stimulating discussion. 

Univ. Prof. Dr. Michael Trauner


Welcome & Introduction
Prof.Dr.Michael Trauner, Professor and Chair of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Recycling discarded human livers for regenerative medicine and disease modelling
Prof.Dr.Massimo Pinzani, Director of the UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, 
Sheila Sherlock Chair of Hepatology at UCL

Modulation of the bile acid pool by NorUDCA protects against obesity and fatty liver via lipid absorption interference in mice 
Dr. Daniel Steinacher, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The genetic PNPLA3 variant I148M promotes liver fibrosis development by enhancing inflammatory and fibrogenic properties of human hepatic stellate cells
Dr. Francesca Bruschi, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

10:45-11:15 Coffee Break

Targeting bile acid transport and signalling as therapeutic strategy for cholestatic liver diseases
Dr.Claudia Fuchs, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

C718T polymorphism in 3´- untranslated region of glutathione
peroxidase 4 and its impact on liver disease in humans
PD Dr. N. Rohr-Udilova, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology