Olga Pechanova, Centre of Experimental Medicine, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
“Metabolic syndrome-targeted therapy versus natural polyphenolic substances”

Harpal S. Buttar, Senior Scientist, Reproduction and Urology Division, Therapeutic Products Directorate, Health Canada and Adjunct Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Canada

Naranjan S. Dhalla, Distinguished Professor, Max Rady College of Medicine, Professor of Physiology and Pathophysiology, University of Manitoba, Senior Fellow, Centre for the Advancement of Medicine, Canada
“Mechanisms of the loss of β-AR Signal transduction in Heart Failure”

Grant N. Pierce, Distinguished professor, Max Rady College of Medicine, Physiology and Pathophysiology, University of Manitoba, Canada
“Bacteria and Cardiovascular Disease”

Danina Muntean, Professor, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babes”, Department of Pathophysiology, Timisoara, Romania
“Symposium targeting mitochondria: past and present”

Rakesh C. Kukreja, Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, United States
“cGMP Signaling: Role in Myocardial Protection and Cancer Treatment”

Zoran Todorovic, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia
“Organ crosstalk in experimental models of ischemia-reperfusion injury”

Vincenzo Lionetti, Associate Professor, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
“MicroRNAs in the Heart-Brain Axis dysfunction: the strange case of miRNA29″

Ramaroson Andriantsitohaina, Directeur de Recherche INSERM ,Université D’Angers, France
„Extracellular vesicles and metabolic diseases“

Martina Cebova, PhD, DEPUTY SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR OF INPP, Slovak Academy Of Sciences, Slovakia
„Effects of HMGB1 protein, NO donor and CO donor on the pathological conditions in experimental myocardial infarction model“

Daniel Araki Ribeiro, Associate Professor, Department of Biosciences, Federal University of São Paulo, UNIFESP, SP, Brazil

Ole Petersen, Professor, Director of the Cardiff University, United Kingdom
„Toxic Ca2+ signals in pancreatic acinar, stellate and immune cells are important drivers of acute pancreatitis“

Robert Zorec, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dragan Djuric, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia
„Experimental models of cardiac diseases, oxidative stress and gasotransmitters: is there possibility of cardioprotection induced by homocysteine-related vitamins ?“

Colin Brown, Professor, Centre for neuroendocrinology, University of Otago, New Zealand
„Hypothalamic regulation of cardiovascular function in health and disease“

Ludmila Buravkova,Professor, Deputy Director of the Institute of Biomedical Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of Cell Physiology Lab. Professor, Faculty of Basic Medicine, Moscow State University, Russia

Suresh Tygi, University of Aligarh, India

Raffaele Bugiardini, University of Bologna, Italy

Patrick Burgon, Quatar University
„The emerging role of Muscle enriched Lamin Interacting Protein in cardio-protection“

Ghassan Bkaily, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
„High salt induced human vascular remodeling and diabetes type 2“

Steffi Bosch, Oniris, Nantes, France
„Extracellular Vesicles in pancreatic beta-cell disease & therapy”

Concha Peiro, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Spain
Juan Manuel Falcon, Biomedical Research Institute “Alberto Sols” in Madrid, Spain
„Extrahepatic systemic effects of hepatocyte-secreted extracellular vesicles“

Sinisa Djurasevic, University of Belgrade Faculty of Biology, Serbia

Eylem Taskin, Adiyaman University Medical Faculty Physiology Department

Bayram Yilmaz, Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine Head of Department of Physiology, Turkey

Lorrie Kirshenbaum, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada

Inna Rabinovich Nikitin, Max Rady College of Medicine, Physiology and Pathophysiology, Canada
„Interplay between clock genes and autophagy pathways in the heart“

Buddhadeb Dawn, Department of Internal Medicine at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV

Srinivas Tipparaju, University of South Florida, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, USA
„Diabetic heart failure and strategies to mitigate the injury“

Jose Teixeira, University of Coimbra, Portugal


Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Trifunovic, Cluster of Excellence at the University of Cologne, Germany
Head of Research Area 1, Principal Investigator, Institute for Mitochondrial Diseases and Aging