Cardiometabolic disease – pathways, biomarkers, personalised medicine

Nordic Metabolomics Society workshop and Throne Holst symposium, October 31st-November 1st 2019

Key dates: 

Deadline for registration to symposium: October 1st
Online registration and payment

NB! All that register after September 23rd will be placed on a waiting list for dinner October 31st

Abstract deadline extended
September 15th 
Early bird registration:
PhD students and Postdocs: NOK 800 including social event and dinner October 31st
Others: NOK 1000 including social event and dinner October 31st
Before August 31st
Late registration:
PhD students and Postdocs: NOK 1000 including social event and dinner October 31st
Others: NOK 1200 including social event and dinner October 31st
After  August 31st


Thursday, October 31

09:00 Registration, poster set-up

10:00 Workshop opening by Jens Petter Berg, Pro-Dean for Research, Medical Faculty, University of Oslo

10:15 – 11:45 Session 1 – Metabolomics in cardiometabolic diseases

Invited talk 1 (30 min.)- Gabi Kastenmüller, GER: Defining metabolic changes to clinical phenotypes provides a powerful roadmap for biomarker discovery

Invited talk 2 (30 min.)- Rikard Landberg, SWE: Integrative metabolomics and proteomics to reflect lifestyle patterns related to T2D

Abstract talk 1 (15 min.)

Abstract talk 2 (15 min.)

11:45 – 12:15 Coffee break and posters

12:15 – 13:45 Session 2 – Metabolomics in gut-liver-host communication

Invited talk 3 (30 min.)- Hannele Yki-Järvinen, FIN: Use of metabolomics in diagnosis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Invited talk 4 (30 min.) – Henrik Munch Roager, DK: Metabolomics to elucidate gut microbial-host interactions important for health

Abstract talk 3 (15 min.)

Abstract talk 4 (15 min.)

13:45 -14:45   Lunch and posters

14:45 – 16:30 Session 3 – THS symposium-Nutrition and metabolomics

Invited talk 5 (30 min.)- Jose Ordovas, US: Use of metabolomics to understand the role of diet on CVD risk

Invited talk 6 (30 min.)- Kati Hanhineva, FIN: Non-targeted metabolomics in whole grain research

Invited talk 7 (30 min.)- Marc Gunter, FRA: Diet, colorectal cancer and metabolic profiling

Young investigator (15min)- Jacob J Christensen, NOR: Diet-derived fruit and vegetable metabolites suggest sex-specific mechanisms conferring protection against osteoporosis in humans


16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break and posters


17:00-18:00 Session 4-Innovative sample preparation

Invited talk 8 (30 min.) Katja Benedikte Prestø Elgstøen, NO: Untargeted metabolomics in body fluids for research and diagnostics in a clinical setting

Abstract talk 5 (15 min.)

Abstract talk 6 (15 min.)

18:00 – 19:00 Session 5 – Industry session

Sponsored talk 1 (15 min)- Paul Baker, Avanti Polar Lipids, US: The Analysis of Oxidized, Complex Lipids: Assessing Oxidation in PUFA-Rich Natural Lipid Extracts

Sponsored talk 2 (15 min)-TBA (Matriks, NOR)

Sponsored talk 3 (15 min)-Adrian McCann, Bevital, NOR: Targeted metabolomics including direct and functional biomarkers of vitamin and nutritional status, inflammation and lifestyle

Sponsored talk 4 (15 min)-Peter Würtz, Nightingale health. FIN: Affordable metabolomics for large cohorts and trials


20:00 Conference dinner at the Opera house in Oslo city center

Friday, November 1

0900– 14:00 Workshop-Clinical lipidomics (organized by Matej Oresic and Tuulia Hyötyläinen)


* Tuulia Hyötyläinen (Örebro University, Sweden)

* Paul Baker (Avanti Polar Lipids, USA)

* David Broadhurst (Edith Cowan University, Australia)

* Matej Oresic (University of Turku, Finland and Örebro University)


 9:00 Analytical and biological factors affecting the lipidomes. Sampling and sample preparation for lipidomics (Tuulia Hyötyläinen)

9:45 The Challenges of Quantitative Lipidomics: Analytical Methodology and Internal Standard Strategies (Paul Baker)

11:00 -12:00   Lunch and posters

12:00 – 12:45 Lipidomics data processing (Matej Oresic)

12:45 – 14:00 Better Data by Design: The critical roles of experimental design, quality assurance, and post-hoc statistical model assessment, in lipidomics and metabolomics (David Broadhurst)

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