Targeting Mitochondria in Cardiovascular Disease

NORHEART invites everyone with an interest in the mitochondrion and cardiovascular disease to our half-day seminar.

The main presenter is Dr. Dunja Aksentijevic of University of London, UK. She is joined by leading national researchers in the field of mitochondria and cardiovascular disease.


11:30-12:00 Lunch

12:00-12:05 Welcome

May-Kristin Torp, University of Oslo, Norway

12:05-12:50 Mitochondria in heart failure

Dunja Aksentijevic, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom

12:50-13:35 How mitochondrial shape alters function in cardiac disease

Neoma Tove Boardman, The Artic University of Tromsø, Norway

13:35-14:00 Break

14:00-14:20 Instability in NAD+ metabolism leads to impaired cardiac mitochondrial function and communication

Knut Husø Lauritzen, Oslo University Hospital, Norway

14:20-14:40 Anoxia-tolerant mitochondria

Lucie Gerber, University of Oslo, Norway

14:40-15:00 Cardiac metabolism in association with mitochondrial function

Anne Hafstad, The Artic University of Tromsø, Norway

15:00-15:10 Short break

15:10-15:55 Monitoring mitochondria degradation in cardiac cells

Åsa Birna Birgisdottir, The Artic University of Tromsø, Norway

15:55-16:00 Closing remarks


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