Dutch Translational Metabolism Conference
1-2nd of June 2023
Hotel de Wageningsche Berg, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Themes of the conference:

  • Cellular and molecular metabolism
  • Systemic metabolism and inter-organ communication
  • Lifestyle interventions
  • Circadian Biology
  • Drug discovery and therapeutics promoting energy metabolism
  • Innovative methods for metabolic research
Day 11st of June, 2023
10:00 – 10.30Registration and coffee
10.30 – 10.45 Opening remarks
 Session 1
10.45 – 11.05Liangyu Hu (Wageningen University), A#48

Characterization of mitochondrial function and
morphology in mouse atrial and ventricular tissues
with and without nicotinamide nucleotide
11.05 – 11.25Marit Kotte (Maastricht UMC), A#34

The effect of 12 weeks of HIIT on 24h rhythmicity
in substrate metabolism of individuals at risk for
11.25 – 11.45Wouter Bijnens (Maastricht University)

Sponsored talk – Improving energy expenditure estimation with
wearables measuring physiolocigal signals
11.45 – 12.30Prof. Dr. John Speakman

Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, China; University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Impact of very low protein diets on body weight
12.30 – 13.00Lunch
 Session 2
13.30 – 13.50José Horcas-Nieto (UMC Groningen), A#42

iPSC-derived liver organoids as a tool to study
compensatory mechanisms in MCADD
13.50– 14.10Wietse In het Panhuis (Amsterdam UMC), A#2

Inhibition of hepatic bile salt uptake by Myrcludex B
attenuates atherosclerosis development in Oatp1a1
Ldrlr mice
14.10 – 14.30Demi Rijlaarsdam (Utrecht University), A#10

Identifying metabolic communication between
hepatic stellate cells and hepatocellular carcinoma
14.30 – 15.15Prof. Dr. Kristina Schoonjans 

EPFL, Switzerland

Bile acids as integrators of metabolic homeostasis
15.15 – 15.30Sponsor pitches
15.30 – 16.00Coffee break
Masterclass & poster presentations
16.00 – 17.00Masterclass
17.00 – 17.4510 selected posters pitch presentations

Ligia Akemi Kiyuna (UMC Groningen)
Vehpi Yildirim (Amsterdam UMC)
Jan Spaas (Ghent University)
Britt Otten (Maastricht UMC)
Mingjuan Deng (Wageningen University)
Ferran Fos-Codoner (Wageningen University)
Nienke Willemsen (Ludwig-Maximilians University)
Joost Lambooij (Leiden UMC)
Adriana Passadouro (Amsterdam UMC)
Xi Qi (Wageningen University)
17.45 –21.00Dinner and poster session
 21.00 – Evening program
Day 22nd of June, 2022
7.30 – 8.15Boot camp
8.30 – 9.30Breakfast
 Session 3
9.30 – 9.50Felipe Correa da Silva (Amsterdam UMC), A#57

Selective loss of oxytocin-expressing neurons in
the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus of DM2
9.50 – 10.10 Annemarie Westheim (Maastricht UMC), A#11

NutriFit: dietary interventions to strengthen
immune fitness to improve cancer immuno- and
radiotherapy outcome
10.15 – 11.00Prof. Dr. Mikael Rydén

Karolinska Institute, Sweden

The role of white adipose tissue-from single cell
studies to clinical implications
11.00 – 11.30Coffee break
 Session 4
11.30 – 11.50Signe Mosegaard (Amsterdam UMC ), A#60

Tracer-based lipidomics to study the fate of long-
chain fatty acids in mitochondrial beta-oxidation
11.50 – 12.10Kishore Krishnamurthy (UMC Groningen), A#7

Hepatic ChREBP balances intrahepatic glucose and
glycogen metabolism in a mouse model for acute
12.15 – 13.00Prof. Dr. Guido Bommer

Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Non-enzymatic reactions and enzyme side-reactions
in human diseases
13.00 – 14.00Lunch
 Session 5
14.00 – 14.20 Braeden Charlton (VU Amsterdam), A#50

Skeletal muscle abnormalities contribute to
post-exertional malaise in long COVID
14.20 – 14.40 Isabella Suijker (Erasmus MC), A#20

Activation of the NRF2-ARE pathway during the
phototoxic reaction in erythropoietic
14.40 – 15.00Anastasia Markidi (Utrecht University ), A#25

The enteric nervous system in Parkinson’s disease: a
gateway to the brain
15.00 – 15.45Prof. Katrien De Bock

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

ATF4 a regulator of endothelial metabolism in mou-
se and human
15.45 – 16.45Final remarks, conference evaluation and prize