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The “Food, health, and factors promoting longevity” workshop has been canceled, due to the recent outbreak of coronavirus.

We will strive to reschedule it at a later date, tentatively the 2nd-3rd of July 2020. Detailed information will follow soon on this website.

Thank you for your understanding.

We look forward to seeing you in Novara!

The Organizing Committee

when / March 5-6, 2020

when /

March 5-6, 2020

where / Campus Universitario “Perrone” Via Perrone 18, Novara, Italy

where /

Campus Universitario “Perrone” Via Perrone 18, Novara, Italy

 

The international workshop “Food, health, and factors promoting longevity” gathers researchers and international experts in order to deepen the knowledge about aging processes and to encourage and expand collaborations and networking.

Aula Magna, Campus Universitario "Perrone"

Via Ettore Perrone, 18
28100 Novara NO

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Thursday, March 5

8.00-9.30 Arrival and Registration
9.30-10.30 Welcome and opening of the meeting
Session 1: From the cell to the clinic
Chair: Fabio Penna & Antonia Follenzi
10.30-11.00 Hazel Szeto Mitochondrial bioenergetics and healthspan
11.00-11.30 Joel C. Glover Modeling age-related neurological diseases in vitro
11.30-12.00 Mario Ost Cell-autonomous and endocrine mechanisms of skeletal muscle mitohormesis
12.00-12.30 Francesca Riuzzi Identification of a phytotherapy formulation useful to counteract muscle atrophy
12.30-13.00 Short Talk(s) chosen from Abstracts
Lunch and poster viewing
Session 2: Nutrition and microbiota
Chair: Diana Di Gioia & Flavia Prodam
15.00-15.30 Francesco Neri Transcriptional and epigenetic landscape of the intestinal epithelium during aging
15.30-16.00 Laure Bindels Does the gut microbiota affect muscle atrophy?
16.00-16.30 Marco Giorgio Disclosing the aging-nutrition interaction through trans-omics analysis
16.30-17.00 Elisabetta Bugianesi The burden of fatty liver disease in an aging population
17.00-17.30 Short Talk(s) chosen from Abstracts
Dinner for the invited speakers

Thursday, March 5

8.00-9.30
Arrival and Registration

9.30-10.30
Welcome and opening of the meeting

Session 1: From the cell to the clinic
Chair: Fabio Penna & Antonia Follenzi

10.30-11.00
Hazel Szeto
Mitochondrial bioenergetics and healthspan

11.00-11.30
Joel C. Glover
Modeling age-related neurological diseases in vitro

11.30-12.00
Mario Ost
Cell-autonomous and endocrine mechanisms of skeletal muscle mitohormesis

12.00-12.30
Francesca Riuzzi
Identification of a phytotherapy formulation useful to counteract muscle atrophy

12.30-13.00
Short Talk(s) chosen from Abstracts

Lunch and poster viewing

Session 2
Nutrition and microbiota
Chair: Diana Di Gioia & Flavia Prodam

15.00-15.30
Francesco Neri
Transcriptional and epigenetic landscape of the intestinal epithelium during aging

15.30-16.00
Laure Bindels
Does the gut microbiota affect muscle atrophy?

16.00-16.30
Marco Giorgio
Disclosing the aging-nutrition interaction through trans-omics analysis

16.30-17.00
Elisabetta Bugianesi
The burden of fatty liver disease in an aging population

17.00-17.30
Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

Dinner for the invited speakers

Friday, March 6

Session 3: Biological predictors of health and longevity: what we learned from cohorts and what we still could learn
Chair: Giuseppe Matullo & Fabrizio Faggiano
9.00-9.30 Eline Slagboom, TITLE TBD
9.30-10.00 Paolo Garagnani, Genetics and epigenetics of healthy aging
10.00-10.30 Paolo Vineis Are cohort studies still useful for research on aging?
10.30-11.00 Carlotta Sacerdote EPIC: how an international study on diet and cancer can help understand aging
Coffee Break
Session 4: Promoting health interventions
Chair: Marco Minetto & Marco Invernizzi
11.30-12.00 Salvatore Panico Mediterranean diet: from Ancel Keys to the Pyramids
12.00-12.30 Antonio Nardone, New approaches in home-based exercise to improve mobility in elderly subjects
12.30-13.00 Short Talk(s) chosen from Abstracts
Closure and departure

 

Friday, March 6

Session 3
Biological predictors of health and longevity: what we learned from cohorts and what we still could learn
Chair: Giuseppe Matullo & Fabrizio Faggiano

9.00-9.30
Eline Slagboom
TITLE TBD

9.30-10.00
Paolo Garagnani
Genetics and epigenetics of healthy aging

10.00-10.30
Paolo Vineis
Are cohort studies still useful for research on aging?

10.30-11.00
Carlotta Sacerdote
EPIC: how an international study on diet and cancer can help understand aging

Coffee Break

Session 4
What we learned from cohorts and what we still could learn
Chair: Marco Minetto & Marco Invernizzi

11.30-12.00
Salvatore Panico
Mediterranean diet: from Ancel Keys to the Pyramids

12.00-12.30
Antonio Nardone
New approaches in home-based exercise to improve mobility in elderly subjects

12.30-13.00
Short Talk(s) chosen from Abstracts

Closure and departure

Organizers

Daniela Capello

Department of Translational Medicine, University of Piemonte Orientale

Sandra D’Alfonso

Department of Health Sciences, University of Piemonte Orientale

Fabrizio Faggiano

Department of Translational Medicine, University of Piemonte Orientale

Nicoletta Filigheddu

Department of Translational Medicine, University of Piemonte Orientale

Letizia Mazzini

Department of Translational Medicine, University of Piemonte Orientale – A.O.U. Maggiore della Carità Novara

Speakers

Laure Bindels

Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

Elisabetta Bugianesi

University of Torino, Turin, Italy

Paolo Garagnani

University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Marco Giorgio

IEO, Milan, Italy

Joel C. Glover

University of Oslo, Norway

Antonio Nardone

University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy

Francesco Neri

Leibniz Institute on Aging, Jena, Germany

Mario Ost

German Institute of Human Nutrition, Berlin, Germany

Salvatore Panico

University of Napoli, Naples, Italy

Francesca Riuzzi

University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

Carlotta Sacerdote

University of Torino, Turin, Italy

Eline Slagboom

Leiden University, The Netherlands

Hazel Szeto

Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA

Paolo Vineis

Imperial College, London, UK

About the Workshop

The international workshop “Food, health, and factors promoting longevity” aims to answer, with the help of international experts, a few relevant questions about aging, such as:
1) Why do we age and why do we age in unhealthy conditions?
2) What is the role of food and nutrition in health, in aging processes and in pathological conditions?
3) Is it possible to reduce the burden of diseases and disabilities during aging?

The topics are covered by 2 MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research) funded projects recently won by the Department of Translational Medicine and the Department of Health Sciences of the University of Eastern Piedmont (UPO), called respectively:
– Aging project: diseases and disabilities during aging, treatment and care pathways (Department of Translational Medicine)
– Project “FOHN”: Food for Health: an Integrated Approach (Department of Health Sciences)