Department of Medicine

1st Global Fibrosis Network Special Seminar

Jun 6, 2019
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10:00am–12:00pm
Event
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Speakers:

Rebecca Wells, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Bioengineering, and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Gonzalo Sapisochin Cantis, M.D.

Staff Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon at The Toronto General Hospital. Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. Main research interest at the “interface” between liver transplantation and cancer.

Julian (TianzHou) Zang, Ph.D. (UofT)

Postdoctoral researcher at Yuen Lab, University of Toronto and St. Michaels Hospital. His research focus on the Arf6 regulation mechanism in Slit2/Robo4 signaling pathway in diabetic kidney; and mechanoregulation of YAP/TAZ signaling during kidney fibrosis.

Program:

10:00 am - 10:45 am - Rebecca Wells, (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

“The Complex Matrix and Mechanics of the Normal and Fibrotic Liver”

10:45 am – 11:00 am – Discussion

11:00 am – 11:10 am Coffee Break

11:10 am – 11:30 am – Gonzalo Sapisochin, (UHN, Canada)

“Clinical implications of liver fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma”

11: 30 am – 11:40 am – Discussion

11:40 am – 11: 55 am – Julian Zang, (St. Michaels Hospital, Canada)

“A critical NUAK1-YAP/TAZ feed forward loop drives organ fibrosis”

11:55 am – 12:00 pm - Discussion

12:00 pm – End

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Location
Medical Science Building, U of T
1 King's College Circle,
Toronto
M5S 1A8
Contact
Noah Frank
416-946-3115
2019-06-06 14:00:00 2019-06-06 16:00:00 UTC 1st Global Fibrosis Network Special Seminar Speakers: Rebecca Wells, M.D. Professor of Medicine, Bioengineering, and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Gonzalo Sapisochin Cantis, M.D. Staff Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon at The Toronto General Hospital. Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. Main research interest at the “interface” between liver transplantation and cancer. Julian (TianzHou) Zang, Ph.D. (UofT) Postdoctoral researcher at Yuen Lab, University of Toronto and St. Michaels Hospital. His research focus on the Arf6 regulation mechanism in Slit2/Robo4 signaling pathway in diabetic kidney; and mechanoregulation of YAP/TAZ signaling during kidney fibrosis. Program: 10:00 am - 10:45 am - Rebecca Wells, (University of Pennsylvania, USA) “The Complex Matrix and Mechanics of the Normal and Fibrotic Liver” 10:45 am – 11:00 am – Discussion 11:00 am – 11:10 am Coffee Break 11:10 am – 11:30 am – Gonzalo Sapisochin, (UHN, Canada) “Clinical implications of liver fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma” 11: 30 am – 11:40 am – Discussion 11:40 am – 11: 55 am – Julian Zang, (St. Michaels Hospital, Canada) “A critical NUAK1-YAP/TAZ feed forward loop drives organ fibrosis” 11:55 am – 12:00 pm - Discussion 12:00 pm – End 1st Global Fibrosis Network Special Seminar     1 King's College Circle, - Medical Science Building, U of T admin.tbep@utoronto.ca