Wednesday 11 December 2013

Newcastle-Manchester Research Day

Newcastle-Manchester Research Day, 12th December 2013

Jury’s Inn Newcastle, St James Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AD


Meeting Program

11:15 arrival of the Manchester group

12:00-13:00 lunch



13:00-13:15 Mike Briggs (Newcastle) – Welcome

13:15-13:55 Louise Kung (Manchester) – ER stress and OA

13:55-14:35 Mitra Forouhan (Manchester) – Role of ATF6 in pathobiology of MCDS

14:35-15:15 Lorna Mullan (Manchester) – Therapy avenues in MCDS

15:15-15:55 Peter Bell (Newcastle) –V156D matrilin-1 mouse model

15:55-16:15 coffee break


16:15-16:55 Sarah Edwards (Manchester) – Type VI collagen and ER stress

16:55-17:35 Kasia Pirog (Newcastle) – Xbp1 signalling in MED

17:35-18:00 Mike Briggs (Newcastle) – The role of ATF4 and ATF6 signalling in MED/future avenues

18:00-18:15 Mike Briggs/Ray Boot-Handford (Manchester) – Summary and closing remarks

19:00-20:00 drinks at Town Wall


20:00 dinner at The Forth Hotel, NE1 5DW


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