Aarhus CTH Meeting 2014

The Aarhus CTH Meeting 2014 brings together experts from within neuroscience, vascular physiology, neurovascular coupling, neurovascular diseases, acoustic and optical imaging, modeling of the microcirculation, neurology and neuroimaging to discuss the role of capillaries in the coupling of hemodynamics to the metabolic demands of tissue, and in disease.

The Aarhus CTH Meeting 2014 takes place at Aarhus University Hospital
Monday 15 December - Wednesday 17 December 2014.

Practical information ...



December 15th, 2014 December 16th, 2014 December 17th, 2014
TIME DNC Auditorium Pathology Auditorium TIME DNC Auditorium
09:00 - 09:30 Registration Keynote Lecture: 
Regulation and oxygen transport in the microvasculture 
Roland Pittman, VCU Medical Center
09:30 - 10:00 Assessing the microcirculation by diffuse reflectance spectroscopy and conventional laser Doppler flowmetry 
Tomas Strömberg, Linköping University
09:45 - 10:15

Welcome and Introduction
Capillary Dysfunction - Update on a hypothesis
Leif Østergaard, CFIN, AU

Network hemodynamics and oxygen diffusion in the brain 
Timothy Secomb, University of Arizona
10:15 - 10:45 Assessing the microcirculation by optical coherence tomography
Jonghwan Lee, HMS/MGH
10:30 - 10:45 COFFEE COFFEE 11:00 - 11:15 COFFEE
10:45 - 11:15 Keynote Lecture:
Modeling Neurovascular Coupling and the BOLD signal 
Richard Buxton, UCSD
Oxygen sensing 
Axel Pries, Charité Berlin
11:15 - 11:45 The endothelial surface layer 
Janine Berkholz, Charité Berlin
11:30 - 12:00 Challenges in measuring blood flow and oxygen metabolism dynamics in humans
Aaron Simon, UCSD
Network hemodynamics, oxygen advection and diffusion 
Patrick Jenny, ETH Zurich
12:00 - 12:30 Physiological and pathophysiological proerties of the glycocalyx 
Hans Vink, Maastricht University
12:15 - 13:15 LUNCH LUNCH 12:45 - 13:30 LUNCH
13:15 - 13:45 Neurovascular coupling and the BOLD signal across cortical layers
Jozien Goense, University of Glasgow

Brain energy supply and metabolism in aging
Martin Lauritzen, University of Copenhagen

13:30 - 13:50 CADASIL: A neurovascular perspective 
Fiona Moreton, University of Glasgow
14:00 - 14:30

Large arteriolar component of oxygen delivery implies safe margin of oxygen supply to cerebral tissue
Sava Sakadzic, MGH/HMS

Blood flow and oxygenation during global and focal ischemia 
Eszter Farkas, University of Szeged
14:00 - 14:30 Capillary dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease 
Simon Eskildsen, CFIN, AU
14:45 - 15:15 COFFEE COFFEE 14:45 - 15:15 COFFEE
15:15 - 15:45

Hypercapnia-evoked cerebral blood flow responses: a role for astrocytes and glutathione
Clare Howarth, University of Sheffield

Neurovascular coupling during Cortical Spreading Ischemia 
Jens Dreier, Charité Berlin
15:15 - 15:45 Tumor microcirculation
Franck Ploraboue, IMFT Toulouse
16:00 - 16:30 Regulation of Blood Flow in the Retinal Trilaminar Vascular Network
Tess Kornfield, UMN
Neurovascular coupling during cortical spreading depolarizations 
Cenk Ayata, HMS/MGH
16:00 - 16:20 Capillary transit time heterogeneity in primary brain tumors and peritumoral edema
Anna Tietze, CFIN, AU
16.45 - 17:15 Poster viewing  Cortical spreading depression and migraine 
Turgay Dalkara, Hacettepe University
17:30 - 17:45 Return to Hotel Radisson Return to Hotel Radisson Return to Hotel Radisson
DINNER - Faculty/Guests,
Brasserie Belli
Conference DINNER,
Restaurant ET
DINNER - Faculty/Guests,
ARoS Art Museum