BETHESDA, Md. (Sept. 20, 2012) The latest conference to be sponsored by the American Physiological Society (APS) focuses on the molecular mechanisms involved in exercise-mediated physiological changes in the body, including metabolic, cardiovascular, neurological, and dynamic molecular and cellular pathways. Entitled Integrative Biology of Exercise VI, the meeting will be held October 10-13, 2012 in Westminster, Colorado. The full program is available online at http://bit.ly/OrMFtN. An overview of the program is below.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Plenary Lecture: Toward Personalized Lifestyle Medicine
Geoffrey Ginsburg, M.D., Ph.D., of the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy will deliver this talk on integrating personalized medicine and healthcare.
Symposia I: Integrating Human "Omics" to the Molecular Physiology of Exercise
Speakers will discuss pathways and mechanisms involved in exercise-modulated improvements in health, focusing on small molecule metabolites, skeletal muscle gene expression, the proteome and integrative molecular physiology of exercise.
Symposia II: Personalized Exercise Prescription Based Upon Integrative Biology
Experts will explore genetic, transcriptomic, phenotypic and pharmacologic considerations in identifying and predicting individual response to exercise regimens.
Symposia III: Mechanisms Behind Adaptations to Physical Activity/Inactivity
The session will focus on signaling pathways, gene expression and posttranslational modifications in skeletal muscle remodeling and adaptation in activity and inactivity.
Symposia IV: Acetylation: Linking changes in NAD to Metabolism and Growth
This session will provide insights into the role of NAD+ and its role in mitochondrial protein synthesis, metabolism, and metabolic diseases.
Friday, October 12, 2012
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