(Press-News.org) Targeting Mitochondria 2023
Location: Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt, Berlin
Date: October 11-13
Network with over 210 participants and stay updated with the latest advancements and research on mitochondria. With more than 83 communications, this year's event promises to expand your understanding of mitochondria and its pivotal role in health and disease.
Mitochondria will pave the way for the next breakthroughs in medicine, stated Prof. Volkmar Weissig, president of the World Mitochondria Society (WMS), and Prof. Marvin Edeas Chairman of the scientific committee. We are impressed with the caliber of speakers and the groundbreaking topics presented. The recent discoveries in the realm of mitochondria, coupled with innovative approaches to treat various diseases linked to mitochondrial alterations, have been enlightening.
“We are undoubtedly at the era of deep transformation, shaping the medicine of tomorrow” Stated Volkmar Weissig and Marvin Edeas.
Highlighted WMS Speakers 2023
Vladimir Gogvadze, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Alessandro Prigione, Heinrich Heine University (HHU) Düsseldorf, Germany
Ian Holt, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Biodonostia, Spain
Paul Hwang, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, USA
Paolo Bernardi, University of Padova, Italy
James McCully, Boston Children’s Hospital, USA
María Luz Martínez-Chantar, CIC bioGUNE, Spain
Carsten Culmsee, University of Marburg, Germany
Egbert Mik, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
Peter Rehling, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany
Marta Murgia, University of Padova, Italy
Nils Wiedemann, Universität Freiburg, Germany
Jiri Neuzil, Griffith University, Australia
Lawrence Grossman, Wayne State University, USA
Mercedes Rincon, University of Colorado Anschutz School of Medicine, USA
Patrick J. Rochette, Université Laval, Canada
Afshin Beheshti, Blue Marble Space Institute of Science, USA
Giuseppe Orlando, Wake Forest University, USA
Yuma Yamada, Hokkaido University, Japan
Marc-André Sirard, Université Laval, Canada
Mark S. Kindy, University of South Florida, USA
Sang-Bing Ong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Arupratan Das, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
Ciro Leonardo Pierri, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
You can learn about all the communication that will be presented in the Targeting Mitochondria 2023 program.
Who is attending Targeting Mitochondria 2023?
Attendees from 30+ different countries will be gathered at the WMS 14th World Congress.
Among the attending industries:
Stealth Therapeutics, Mitotech, Anklam Extrakt GmbH, Cellvie Bio, CERES BRAIN Therapeutics, Danone Nutrica Research, Droia Labs - Metaptys NV, IXEAL, Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. , medDigital, Mitoq, mse Pharmazeutika GmbH, Nanolive, syntivia, Thermo Fisher Scientific, UCB Pharma SRL…
Among the academic attendees:
Åbo Akademi University, Aging and Inflammation Research Lab (INIBIC), Biomedical Sciences Research Centre, BiomedicalCenter Speyer, CHA university, Charles University, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, China Agricultural University, Columbia University, Comenius University in Bratislava, Czech Academy of Sciences, De Montfort University, Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen, Erasmus Medical center, Eurac research, Fondazione Ricerca Biomedica Avanzata Onlus, Foundation for Liver Research, Freie Universitat, General University Hospital, Hokkaido University, IMol Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute Pasteur, Instituto Nacional de Cardiología, IUF – Leibniz-Institut für umwelt- medizinische Forschung GmbH, Johns Hopkins Uinversity….
Supporters of the 14th WMS World Congress:
Thanks to Stealth Biotherapeutics and Mitotech for supporting this year’s meeting.
Also, the Journal of Mitochondria, Plastids and Endosymbiosis will be publishing the abstracts of Targeting Mitochondria 2023.
For comprehensive details on speakers, topics, and event schedules, please visit the official Targeting Mitochondria 2023 website: www.wms-site.com.
Join us in Berlin and be at the forefront of mitochondrial research!
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