Workshop - Frontiers in brown and beige adipose tissues


09.00-09.15 Welcome
Dr. María J. Moreno-Aliaga and Dr. Pilar Lostao
09.15-10.00 Opening Conference

Chairman: Dr. J. Alfredo Martínez / Dr. Marta Fernández-Galilea.

Prof. Saverio Cinti. “The plasticity of the adipose organ: White, brown, beige and pink adipocytes”. Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Ancona, Italy.


Session 1

Chairman: Dr. Fermín Milagro / Dr. Xavier Escoté.

Dr. Guadalupe Sabio: “Role of p38 pathway in browning and brown adipose tissue thermogenesis”. Fundación Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III, Madrid, Spain.

Dr. Sara Becerril: "Impact of adipokines and myokines on fat browning". Metabolic Research Laboratory, Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. CIBER Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain. Obesity and Adipobiology Group, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Navarra (IdiSNA) Pamplona, Spain.

Dr. Maria J. Moreno-Aliaga: “Specialized proresolving lipid mediators in brown adipose tissue function and browning of white adipose”. Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Physiology. Centre for Nutrition Research. School of Pharmacy and Nutrition. University of Navarra. Pamplona, Spain. CIBERobn. IdISNA.

11.30-12.00 Coffee break

Session 2

Chairman: Dr. María Ángeles Zulet / Dr. Silvia Lorente-Cebrián.

Dr. Miguel López:  “Hypothalamus and thermogenesis: Heating the BAT, browning the WAT”. Department of Physiology, CiMUS, University of Santiago de Compostela-Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. CIBERobn.

Dr. María Puy Portillo: “Polyphenols and thermogenesis”. Nutrition and Obesity Group, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Faculty of Pharmacy and Lucio Lascaray Research Center, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Vitoria, Spain. CIBERobn.


Closing Conference

Chairman: Dr. María Javier Ramirez / Dr. Pedro González-Muniesa.

Prof. Francesc Villarroya: “The healthy properties of brown adipose tissue: latest news". Department de Bioquímica i Biomedicina Molecular, Institut de Biomedicina (IBUB), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. CIBERobn.

13.45-14.00 Closing remarks