Aromatase XII

Event Information

Meeting Type: Physical
Meeting Website:
Dates: June 25 - 1, 2014
Location: Chicago, Illinois , United States
Intended Audience: , , ,
Sponsor: Aromtase International Symposium
Purpose: Education, Scientific
Number of CME Credits Offered: None

Topics: Endocrine Neoplasia and Cancer


The 12th International Aromatase Symposium, Aromatase XII, is a satellite meeting to the joint ICE/ENDO 2014 meeting, taking place June 25–26, 2014. The symposium will be held in Northwestern University's Baldwin Auditorium (303 E. Superior St.)

Abstract Deadline: May 30, 2014

Registration Deadline: June 10, 2014

For abstract and registration details, contact Dr. Rajeshwar Rao Tekmal,, 210-567-4935.

Program Planning/Scientific Committee

Chair: Rajeshwar Rao Tekmal, PhD
Co-chair: Serdar Bulun, MD

  • Angela Brodie, PhD
  • Carole Mendelson, PhD
  • Evan Simpson, PhD
  • Hironobu Sasano, MD
  • Jim Ingle, MD
  • Mitch Dowsett, PhD
  • Per Eystein Lønning, MD
  • Shiuan Chen, PhD

Meeting Topics

  • Cross talk between adipocytes and carcinoma in human breast cancer
  • Role of aromatase in obesity and metabolic syndrome
  • Crystal structure of aromatase and its regulation
  • Role of HIF1 α/p53 in the regulation of aromatase in human breast adipose stromal cells
  • Role of aromatase in the brain
  • Epigenetic regulation of aromatase in human breast cells
  • Behavioral aspects of aromatase
  • Role of inflammatory mediators on aromatase expression
  • Clinical syndromes of aromatase excess and deficiency
  • Aromatase and breast cancer prevention
  • Aromatase and Placental function
  • New therapeutic targets for clinical use of aromatase inhibitors
  • Endometriosis: from defective epigenetic programming to aromatase and ERβ

Event Contact

Name: Rajeshwar Rao Tekmal, Ph.D.
Phone: 210-567-4930
Fax: 210-567-4958