Stress, inflammation and reproduction

Event Information

Meeting Type: Live Audio Conference
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Dates: July 3, 2015
Location: Siena , Italy
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Sponsor: IBSA Foundation for scientiifc research
Purpose: Education, Scientific
Number of CME Credits Offered: None

Topics: Adrenal, Bone and Mineral Metabolism, Diabetes Mellitus and Glucose Metabolism, Adipose Tissue Appetite and Obestity, Neuroendocrinology, Pediatric Endocrine Practice, Thyroid, Female Reproductive Health and Biology


IBSA Foundation for scientific research

“Stress, inflammation and reproduction”

July 3, 2015
Rectorat of the University of Siena
Siena, (Italy)

8:45 Welcome of IBSA Foundation Silvia Misiti
Introduction to the Forum Felice Petraglia
In honor of Wylie Vale

Session I – Stress

Chairs: John Challis ( CAN) and Felice Petraglia (I)

9:00 Louise Bjlezikian (USA) CRF and CRF receptors

9:30 Marc Montminy (USA) Stress and epigenetics

10:00 Nils Billestrup (DK) Stress and inflammation in disease

10:30 Coffee break

Session II - Stress and inflammation

Chairs: Antonio Pellicer (SP) and Filiberto Maria Severi (I)

11:00 William Crowley (USA) The genes that Control GnRH in human: how to find them.

11:30 Felice Petraglia (I) Stress, inflammation and endometriosis

12:00 David De Kretser (AUS) The Activins: more than reproductive hormones

12:30 - 13.30 Plenary Lecture
Chair: Marc Montminy (USA)
“Nuclear Receptors and Diabesity: A Roadmap to Human Health”
Ronald Evans (Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA)

13.30 Lunch

Session III - Stress, inflammation and reproductive medicine

Chairs: Vincenzo De Leo (I) and Bart Fauser (NL)

14:30 Sarah Berga (USA) Stress-induced anovulation: mind over matter?

15:00 Bart Fauser (NL) Stress and PCOS

15:30 Basil Tarlatzis (Greece) Stress, endometrium and implantation

16:00 Anthony Luciano (USA) Stress and infertility

16:30 Antonio Pellicer (SP) Stress and ART

17:00 John Challis ( CAN) Stress and preterm birth

17:30 General Discussion and conclusions

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