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Tuesday, September 25 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Oxygen sensing, vasculogenesis and disease

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Kari Alitalo

Molecular/Cancer Biology Program & Finnish Institute for Molecular Medicine, Biomedicum Helsinki, University of Helsinki
Tuesday September 25, 2012 15:00 - 15:30 @ Auditorium    Therapeutic Potential of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors Abstract: y laboratory studies vascular growth factors to facilitate therapeutics development for cardiovascular diseases and cancer. – Because of the importance of the growth of new blood vessels, or angiogenesis, in tumor progression, the first anti-angiogenic agents have been approved for... Read More →
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Peter Carmeliet

VIB K.U. Leuven
Tuesday September 25, 2012 14:00 - 14:30 @ Auditorium    Controlling angiogenesis via endothelial metabolism Abstract: Angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels, plays a crucial role in numerous diseases, including cancer. Anti-angiogenesis therapies have been developed to deprive the tumor of nutrients. Clinically approved anti-angiogenic drugs offered prolonged survival to numerous cancer patients. However... Read More →
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Anne Eichmann

Yale School of Medicine | Inserm
Tuesday September 25, 2012 14:30 - 15:00 @ Auditorium    Guidance of vascular patterning Abstract: My laboratory studies vascular and lymphatic development, with particular interests in mechanisms that direct vascular patterning and guidance. In blood vessels, specialized endothelial cells called tip cells localized at the extremities of growing capillary sprouts mediate guided vascular patterning. Tip cells exhibit... Read More →

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Jacques Pouysségur

Institute de Biologie du Développement et Cancer

Tuesday September 25, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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