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Meeting “In vivo modelling of hematological malignancies: from bench to bedside” Catania 2020


Meeting “In vivo modelling of hematological malignancies: from bench to bedside” 

Catania, January 31- February 1,2020
Aula 1, Torre Biologica, Università degli Studi di Catania, Via Santa Sofia, 78 - Catania

Scientific Board: F. Di Raimondo - G. A. Palumbo- R. Parenti- G. Li Volti
Scientific Secretariat : A. Romano - D. Tibullo – N. Vicario - C. Giallongo - R. Gulino

Scientific Program


Friday, January  31, 2020

13:00              Registration of Participants

                       Introduction
                       R. Parenti (Catania)
I SESSION
Novel tools for modeling hematological malignancies: the bench-side
Chairmen: Francesco Di Raimondo (Catania), Rosalba Parenti (Catania)

                        Francesco Di Raimondo, Catania       

14:00            Why we still need animal models in translational research?
                        Massimo Gulisano (Catania)


14:20               Modelling multiple myeloma in mice: open questions
                        Marco Rossi (Catanzaro)


14:40           Therapeutic targeting of non-coding RNAs in mouse models of multiple myeloma
                        Nicola Amodio (Catanzaro)


15:00               Pre-clinical models in Zebrafish
                        Caterina Mione (Trento)
                       

15:20               Imaging in Cancer Model on Mice
                        Giorgio Russo (Catania)

16:00              Discussion
16:30              Coffee Break
17:00-18:30  Practice session
Mice injection
Matteo Trudu (Milano), P. Giustetto (Milano)

Zebrafish injection
Giuseppina Camiolo (Catania)


Saturday, February  1, 2020

II SESSION

How the new insights for modeling hematological malignancies are changing the bed-side

                        Chairmen: Giuseppe Palumbo (Catania), Giovanni Li Volti (Catania)

09:00            Novel techniques for microsurgery in preclinical models
                        Sergio Castorina (Catania)


09:20               Mesenchymal stromal cells drive tumor microenvironment transformation in hematological malignancies
                        Cesarina Giallongo (Catania)


09:40            Targeting homing signaling in multiple myeloma
                        Antonio Solimando (Bari)


10:00            Role of the microbiome in myeloma environment
                        Arianna Calcinotto (Milano)


10:40               The treatment of lymphatic chronic leukemia from benchside to bedside: new perspectives
                                    Lydia Scarfò (Milano)

11:00              Coffee Break

12.00 13:30    Practice session
Novel techniques in flow cytometry,
Cirino Botta (Cosenza), Marco Casazza (Napoli)

Novel trackers for imaging in pre-clinical models
Nunzio Vicario (Catania)