MBI 2018 - Programme


Meeting Schedule


Full Programme

Invited Speakers' Talk Titles (Alphabetical order)

George Bou-Gharios - "Characterisation of matrix gene enhancers to target connective tissue diseases"

John Baugh - "Epigenetic modifiers for the treatment of cardiac fibrosis and heart failure"


John Couchman - "Syndecan receptors: gatekeepers of the cell adhesion phenotype"

Garry Duffy - "Advanced materials for cardiac regeneration"

Adam Engler -  "Improving cardiovascular 'Diseases-in-a-dish' with engineered niches"

Karen English - "Mesenchymal stromal cell therapy in chronic inflammatory lung diseases"

Peter Friedl - "Plasticity of cancer cell invasion in vivo: Adhesion and tissue guidance"

Caitriona Lally - "Non-destructive characterisation of arterial structure using high-resolution diffusion MRI"

Tanya Levingstone - "Directed osteogenesis and chondrogenesis in a multi-layered osteochondral scaffold"

Charles D. Little - "ECM motion during early amniote embryogenesis - how much do embryonic cells really move?"

Aideen Ryan - "Induced immunomodulatory functions of stromal cells in the inflammatory tumour microenvironment"

Liliana Schaefer - "Proteoglycan neofunctions: regulation of inflammation and beyond"

Charles Streuli - "How cell-matrix interactions control circadian clocks in the breast"