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THURSDAY 24 AUGUST 2017

09:00-09:30 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

09:30-09:45 Kimmo Kontula (Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation): Opening of the Symposium

Session 1: (chair Matti J. Tikkanen)

09:45-10:10 Veikko Salomaa (Helsinki, FIN): Implications of gene-environment interactions for the prevention of coronary heart disease
10:15-10:50 Ana Valdes (Nottingham, UK): Lifestyle and ageing: molecular changes in cardiometabolic diseases
11:00-11:25 Samuli Ripatti (Helsinki, FIN): Genetics, bioinformatics and risk assessment in human cardiovascular disease
11:30-11:55 Markus Perola (Helsinki, FIN):Epigenetic influences on risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases

12:00-13:00 LUNCH
 

Session 2:

 

(chair Kimmo Kontula)

13:00-13:35 Patricia Munroe (London, UK): Genes and environment in human hypertension
13:45-14:20 Hitoshi Okamura (Kyoto, JAPAN):Circadian clock genes and blood pressure variation
14:30-14:55 Jaakko Kaprio (Helsinki, FIN):Interaction of genes and smoking in human cardiovascular and metabolic diseases

15:00-15:30 COFFEE AND REFRESHMENTS
 

Session 3:

 

(chair Leena von Hertzen)

15:30-16:05 Stephen S. Rich (Virginia, USA):Genetic determinants of type 1 diabetes mellitus: an update
16:15-16:40 Mikael Knip (Helsinki, FIN): Lifestyle and microbes behind beta-cell dysfunction
16:45-17:10 Elisabet Agardh (Lund, SWE), Sonia Garcia Calzon (Lund,SWE): Epigenetic changes and diabetic retinopathy
17:15-17:40 Per-Henrik Groop (Helsinki, FIN): Genes and lifestyle in diabetic nephropathy

18.30- DINNER

 

 FRIDAY 25 AUGUST 2017

 08:45-09:15  COFFEE

 Session 4:  (chair Veikko Salomaa)

09:15-09:50 Mark McCarthy (Oxford, UK): Genetic and lifestyle influences on type 2 diabetes
10:00-10:25 Markku Laakso (Kuopio, FIN): Genetics of tissue-specific insulin resistance
10:30-10:55 Hannele Yki-Järvinen (Helsinki, FIN): Clinical implications of genetics of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
11:00-11:25 Leif Groop (Lund, SWE): Can genetics of diabetes be translated into the clinic?

11:30-12:30 LUNCH
 

Session 5:

 

(chair Markku Laakso)

12:30-13:05 Susan Ozanne (Cambridge, UK):Developmental and nutrigenomic programming of metabolic diseases
13:15-13:40 Hilkka Soininen (Kuopio, FIN): Genes, lifestyle and risk of Alzheimer´s disease

13.45-14:15 COFFEE AND REFRESHMENTS

14:15-14:40 Miia Kivipelto (Stockholm, SWE):Update on preventive measures in neurovascular and cognitive diseases
14:45-15:15 Timo Otonkoski (Helsinki, FIN):Medicine in future: Cellular reprogramming and genome editing in metabolic diseases
15:20-15:50 Aarno Palotie (Helsinki, FIN, Harvard,USA): Big data, genomics and future medicine
15:50- Kimmo Kontula (Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation): Concluding remarks

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