25th International Symposium on Molecular Medicine


March 26-28, 2019


Park Plaza Hotel, Santiago, Chile





The list is incomplete and will be updated periodically:




  • Mariusz Ratajczak - (USA) - An overview of novel unconventional mechanisms of hematopoietic development and regulators of hematopoiesis – a roadmap for future investigations
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  • Shigao Huang - (China) - Nanoparticle  plus  immunotherapy for  synergistic cancer treatment.
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  • Josef Zamecnik - (Czech Republic) - Intracranial aneurysms - structural and inflammatory changes of the aneurysmal wall as risk factors for rupture and subarachnoid bleeding.
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  • Josef Zamecnik - (Czech Republic) - Etiopathogenesis of human thymomas: the role of the Wnt pathway and of E-cadherin.
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  • Uri Nir - (Israel) - Targeting the reprogrammed energy generation system of malignant cells.
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  • Philippe Bouvet - (France) - Functions of a major nucleolar protein, Nucleolin, in oncogenesis.
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  • Aleem Siddiqui - (USA) - Hepatitis B virus causes an increased N6 methyladenosine modification of host PTEN mRNA and its degradation.
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  • Geng Xu - (China) - Multi-Modality Imaging of Glioma Using FET-PET and DWI: Correlation with Molecular Genotypes: a Screening Study Validated by Hybrid PET/MR Guided Biopsies.
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  • Collet Dandara - (South Africa) - Pharmacogenomics in African: towards precision medicine.
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  • D.A. Spandidos - (Greece) - Publishing in Biomedical Sciences.
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  • Carmen Romero - (Chile) - Follicle Stimulating Hormone increases the angiogenesis factors in epithelial ovarian cancer.
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  • Jessy Deshane - (USA) - Engineered Three-Dimensional Lung Tumor Mimics Maintain Tissue Heterogeneity and Tumor-Stromal Interactions.
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  • Michal Stachowiak - (USA) - 3D genomics and modeling neurodevelopmental disorders using cerebral and vascular organoids.
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  • Reiter Russel - (USA) - Biochemical and Molecular Mechanisms by Which Melatonin Suppresses Cancer Progression and Metastasis.
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  • Kun-Lin Yang - (Taiwan) - Prevention of TGF-β-induced early liver fibrosis by a maleic acid derivative anti-oxidant through suppression of ROS, inflammation and hepatic stellate cells activation.
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  • Monika Baj-Krzyworzeka - (Poland) - How tumor derived extracellular vesicles impact monocytes’ function?.
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  • Wei Zhu - (USA) - Apigenin and Apigetrin work synergistically to down-regulation of MMP-9 and PD-L1 expression in cancer cells.
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  • Wei Zhu - (USA) - p-Coumaric acid: A Novel Candidate for Aflatoxin B1 Detoxification.
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  • Wei Zhu - (USA) - Ion chelator 8-hydroxyquinoline and derivatives protect against rotenone-induced oxidative damage and neuronal death.
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  • Wei Zhu - (USA) - Neuroprotective effect of Gallic acid against Aβ neuronal toxicity for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease.
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  • Wei Zhu - (USA) - Berberine and Curcumin Impact on HIV TAT Protein via PKC regulation-A novel formulation to mitigate HIV virus on host cell manipulation.
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  • Wei Zhu - (USA) - Quercetin Ameliorates cytotoxicity caused by Neuraminidase and Hemagglutinin from Clostridium Perfringens.
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  • Pierre Brousset - (France) - Mutational profile of breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
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  • Argyrios Tzouvelekis - (Greece) - Biomarkers in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. In light of precision medicine.
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  • Jose Antonio Jara - (Chile) - Mitochondrial energy stress as a strategy of antitumor effects on lung cancer.
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  • Denny Vidal - (Chile) - Cytotoxic effects of combination between doxycycline and polyhydroxy-benzoic acids derivatives on lung cancer in vitro.
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  • Travis Van der Steen - (USA) - Fatty acid synthase inhibition enhances apoptosis in pancreatic cancer.
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  • Travis Van der Steen - (USA) - Inhibition of fatty acid synthase induces apoptosis and senescence in breast cancer.
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  • Hervé Perron - (France) - Human endogenous retrovirus (herv) type w protein molecular study in brain lesions from patients with multiple sclerosis: new perspectives in therapeutic strategies targeting herv envelopes in associated diseases.
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  • Farhad Kamali - (UK) - Investigation of the effect of polymorphism in RYR2 gene on statin-related myotoxicity.
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  • Flamen Patrick - (Belgium) - Nuclear Theranostics: A new paradigm in oncology.
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  • Yao-Xiong Huang - (China) - AI aided point of care rapid multiple antigen/antibody detection on a drop of bodily fluid with technique of micro-lens imaging.
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  • Douglas Sawyer - (USA) - Molecular therapy to repair the heart.
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  • Paula Mariana Maloberti - (Argentina) - Role and regulation of Acyl-CoA synthetase 4 in breast cancer cells.
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  • Ana Fernanda Castillo - (Argentina) - Inhibition of tumor growth, steroidogenesis and resistance to hormonal and chemotherapeutic treatment by a new inhibitor of Acyl-CoA synthetase 4 in breast and prostate cancer cells.
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  • Massimo Libra - (Italy) - Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG for preventing toxicities related to anticancer treatments: The design of a clinical trial.
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  • Tsung-Hsien Chuang - (Taiwan) - Role of Macrophage in Mediating Toll-like Receptors Activated Psoriatic Inflammation.
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  • Fangfang Wang - (China) - Alternatively spliced variants of androgen receptor in granulosa cells: An epigenetic cause of ovarian hyperandrogenism of polycystic ovary syndrome.
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  • Kaixun Huang - (China) - Effect of SELENOF Gene Knockout on Glucose and Lipid Metabolism in Mice.
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  • Maritza Garrido - (Chile) - Pro-inflammatory and pro-angiogenic role of NGF in epithelial ovarian cancer.
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  • Gomez Daniel - (Argentina) - PIN1 validation as a molecular target and rational design of compounds with pharmacological activity in glioblastoma.
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  • Shixue Yin - (China) - Antibacteral genes from soils with a potential health problems.
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  • Wang Beverly - (USA) - Aggressive thyroid carcinoma mimicking a benign histiocytic proliferation – Utility of tumor markers to approach diagnosis.
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  • Gloria M Calaf - (USA) - Signs of carcinogenicity induced by ionizing radiation and estrogen in an experimental breast cancer model.
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  • Francisco Aguayo - (Chile) - Mechanisms of interaction between high-risk human papilllomavirus and tobacco smoke in carcinogenesis.
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  • Hector Contreras - (Chile) - Transcriptional factors that regulate resistance to treatments in prostate cancer.
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  • Julio Tapia - (Chile) - Phospho-endothelin-converting enzyme-1c as a predictor of poor colorectal cancer patient outcome.
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  • Flavio Salazar - (Chile) - Immunological and clinical aspects of vaccines against melanoma and gallbladder cancer.
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  • Lilian Jara - (Chile) - Breast cancer susceptibility genes in the Chilean population: High-, moderate- and low-penetrance genes and variations in new hereditary breast cancer genes.
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  • Margarita Vega - (Chile) - Impact of the hormone microenvironment on human endometrial function.
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  • Ludmilla Chinen - (Brasil) - Circulating Tumor cells in follow-up of patients with solid tumor.
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  • Fernanda Lagos - (Chile) - SPARC induces epitelial mesenchymal transtion in prostate cancer.
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  • Manuel Valenzuela - (Chile) - Helicobacter pylori outer membrane vesicles induce astrocyte reactivity which prevents neurite.
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  • Lorena Lobos - (Chile) - In-vivo effect of miR-145 in ovarian cancer.
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  • Lorena Lobos - (Chile) - Lactadherin the protein that goes from the milk to cancer.
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  • Sebastián Morales - (Chile) - Association of germline variations in miRNA(s) with familial breast cancer susceptibility in the Chilean population and their role in cell transformation.
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  • Xianzhong Meng - (USA) - The role of innate immunity in the molecular mechanism of calcific valvular heart disease.
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  • Fan Qu - (China) - Chinese herbal medicine alleviating hyperandrogenism of PCOS rats through regulating PPARG1 and HDAC3 expression in the ovaries.
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  • Demosthenes Bouros - (Greece) - Common Pathogenic Mechanisms Between Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Lung Cancer.
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  • Khalid Alharbi - (Saudi Arabia) - Relationship between neuropeptide Y gene polymorphism and obesity of first- cousin offspring in the Saudi population.
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  • Pankaj Kumar - (India) - Role of Hsp90 in drug resistance cancer cells.
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  • Haiba Kaul - (Pakistan) - Response to Clopidogrel is Modulated by P2RY12 and CYP3A5 Genetic Variants in Coronary Heart Disease Patients from Pakistan.
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