Targeting Mitochondria 2021 Speakers

Targeting Mitochondria 2021-Volkmar-WeissigIntroduction Note
Volkmar Weissig
, President of the World Mitochondria Society, Midwestern University, USA
Optimization of Energy Homeostasis in old age by SIRT6Optimization of Energy Homeostasis in old Age by SIRT6
Haim Cohen
, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Big change from small player - Mitochondria alter body metabolism and gene expressionBig Change from Small Player - Mitochondria Alter Body Metabolism and Gene Expression
Scott Ballinger, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Targeting Mitochondria 2021 Marin PicardA Potential Mitochondrial Link Between Life Stress and the Reversibility of Hair Greying in Humans
Martin PicardColumbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA
 A session dedicated to Nuclear-mitochondrial interactions and their effect on longevity and health will be organizedA Session Dedicated to Nuclear-Mitochondrial Interactions and Their Effect on Longevity and Health: Introduction
Miria Ricchetti, Team Stability of Nuclear and Mitochondrial DNA, Institut Pasteur, France
Mitochondrial transplantation therapy, the Recent Advances and PerspectiveMitochondrial Transplantation Therapy, the Recent Advances and Perspective
James McCully, the Harvard Medical School Department of Cardiac Surgery Boston Children’s Hospital, USA
Regulation of Physiological MitophagyRegulation of Physiological Mitophagy
Thomas G. McWilliams, University of Helsinki, Finland
Targeting Mitochondria 2021 Jose Antonio EnriquezDeciphering Strategic Interactions between Mitochondrial and Nuclear Genome
José Antonio Enríquez from Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III, Spain
Circulating mitochondrial DNA as an early indicator of severe lung diseaseCirculating Mitochondrial DNA as an Early Indicator of Severe Lung Disease
Andrew E. Gelman, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Mitochondrial DNA in cancer: The overlooked oncogenomeMitochondrial DNA in Cancer: The Overlooked Oncogenome
Payam A. Gammage, CRUK Beatson Institute, United Kingdom
targeting mitochondria 2021 Dr. Claire McCoyMitochondrial Arginase-2 is Essential for IL-10 Metabolic Reprogramming of Inflammatory Macrophages
Claire McCoy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland
Glucose Metabolism Control of T Cell ImmunityGlucose Metabolism Control of T Cell Immunity
Ming Li, Immunology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Patient-specific brain organoids for modeling mitochondrial diseasesPatient-Specific Brain Organoids for Modeling Mitochondrial Diseases
Alessandro Prigione, Heinrich Heine University (HHU), Germany
Nuclear sensing of breaks in mitochondrial DNA enhances immune surveillanceNuclear Sensing of Breaks in Mitochondrial DNA Enhances Immune Surveillance
Agnel Sfeir, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Johannes Burtscher, University of Lausanne, Suisse
Targeting Mitochondria 2021 Antoni BarrientosMechanism of Membrane-Tethered Mitochondrial Protein Synthesis
Antoni Barrientos, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA
Targeting Mitochondria 2021 Kazuhide Hayakawa-v2Extracellular Mitochondria for Therapy and Diagnosis in Stroke
Kazuhide Hayakawa, Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
MitoClinical Application of Antioxidants to Improve Human Oocyte Mitochondrial Function: Advances and Perspective
Cristina Rodríguez-Varela, Medical Research Institute Hospital La Fe, Spain
miAge-Related Mitochondrial Dysfunction as a Key Factor in COVID-19 Disease
Guillermo López-Lluch, Universidad Pablo de Olavide-CSIC, Spain
mireilleImpact of Mitochondrial Dynamics on Stem Cell Function: Insights from Physiology, Diseases and Aging
Mireille Khacho, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada
Egbert MikIntroduction Remarks: Past, Present and Future
Egbert Mik
, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Werner KoopmanMitoE10, MitoQ10 and decylTPP Lower Mitochondrial Supercomplex Levels and Stimulate Glycolysis in Primary Human Skin Fibroblasts
Werner Koopman, Department of Biochemistry, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, The Netherlands


Anna WredenbergThe One-Carbon Pool Controls Mitochondrial Energy Metabolism via Complex I and Iron-Sulfur Clusters
Anna Wredenberg,Max Planck Institute Biology of Ageing–Karolinska Institutet Laboratory, Sweden

Short Oral Presentations

Mitophagy Mitigates Fatty Acid Β-Oxidation (FAO) Deficient Cardiomyopathy
Nuo Sun, The Ohio State University, USA

Fumarylacetoacetate Hydrolase Domain Containing Protein 1 (FAHD1) Acts as a Regulatory Enzyme in the TCA Cycle, and Genetic Inactivation of FAHD1 Induces Mitochondrial Dysfunction
Alexander K.H. Weiss, University of Innsbruck, Research Institute for Biomedical Aging Research, Austria

mtDNA Methylation in the Heavy Strand Promoter Correlates with Mitochondrial Gene Expression
Romain Guitton, University of Bergen, Norway

Beclin-1 Improves Mitochondria-Associated Membranes in the Heart During Endotoxemia
Q. Sophia Zhang, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, USA

Transplantation Of Muscle Stem Cell-Derived Mitochondria Rejuvenates the Bioenergetic Function of Aged Host Muscle
Young Charles Jang, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Urolithin A Improves Muscle Strength and Impacts on Biomarkers of Mitochondrial Health in Humans
Davide Damico, Amazentis SA, Switzerland

Novel Method for Evaluating Cardiolipin as a Potential Molecular Drug Target and its Quantitative Analysis
Pavels Dimitrijevs, Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Lativia

Evidence of Nuclear Expression of Mitochondrial Protease Lonp1 in Colorectal Cancer
Marcello Pinti, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

Novel Cytotoxic Compounds Targeting Mitochondria
Alaa Al Assi, Université Grenoble Alpes, France

Constitutive Activation of The PI3K-Akt-mTORC1 Pathway Sustains the Mitochondrial DNA 3243A>G Mutation
Chih-Yao Chung, University College London, United Kingdom

cGAS-STING-Dependent Interferon Signaling in a Mitochondrial Disease
Alice Lepelley, Institut Imagine, France

Plasma Mitochondrial Complex I Activity and Outcome of Rats with Blast TBI and Pyruvate Treatment
Pushpa Sharma, Uniformed Services University, USA


Poster Presentations

Beneficial Effects of the Ketogenic Diet on Cardiac and Hepatic Mitochondrial Functions in Obese Mice Model
Anouk Lina Charlot, University of Strasbourg, France

Prenatal Factors Influencing Long-Term Bioenergetics in Children with Autism
Julia Eleonora Ghering, University of Arizona, USA

Validation Of PGC-1α as a Drug Target to Recover the Mitochondrial Homeostasis in Poly I:C Induced ASD Like-Animal Models: Designed a Potential Drug Molecule Using In-Silico Approaches
Amit Raj Sharma, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India

Near Infrared Low-Level Light Improves Quality of Platelets In Vitro
Ido Bontekoe, Sanquin Blood Bank, The Netherlands

The Mitochondrial Network is Altered in Friedreich’s Ataxia Cardiomyopathy
Bojjibabu Chidipi, University of South Florida, USA

The Mitochondrial NME6 Protein is Enzymatically Inactive but Interacts with RCC1L (WBSCR16) in the Matrix Space
Bastien Proust, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Croatia

Using Polypeptide-Based Nanoconjugates as Mitochondrially-Targeted Drug Delivery Platforms
Camilla Pegoraro, Centro de Investigacion Principe Felipe, Spain

Mitochondrial Dynamic Dysfunction as a Main Triggering Factor for Inflammation Associated Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases
Zeleke Geto Demissie, Wollo University, Ethiopia