Welcome to Targeting Mitochondria 2019 Congress

Volkmar Weissig-president-mitochondria-2018 10th Anniversary of Targeting Mitochondria Congress


The World Mitochondria Society has the pleasure to announce the 10th Anniversary of Targeting Mitochondria Congress, which will be held in Berlin, Germany, on October 27th – 29th, 2019.




Targeting Mitochondria 2019: Speakers & Topics

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Mitochondrial genetics and Human Disease
Douglas C. Wallace, Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine, USA

Lori Buhlman Targeting Mitochondria 2019 speakerIncreased Hydrogen Peroxide and decreased Glutathione Redox potential may cause Dopaminergic Neurodegeneration in Parkin loss-of-function
Lori M. Buhlman, Midwestern University, USA

Alessandro Prigione Targeting-Mitochondria-2019 updatedStem cell-driven drug discovery of OXPHOS diseases
Alessandro Prigione, Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany

Hans Zischka Targeting Mitochondria 2019Mitochondrial Copper Toxicity with a Focus on Wilson Disease
Hans Zischka, Institute of Molecular Toxicology and Pharmacology, Germany

Pekka-Katajisto-Targeting-Mitochondria-2019Selective segregation of mitochondria in asymmetric stem cell divisions
Pekka Katajisto, Center of Excellence in Stem Cell Metabolism, Finland

James Mccully Targeting Mitochondria 2019

Mitochondrial Transplantation - From Animal Studies to Clinical Relevance
James D. McCully, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, USA

Marc Diederich Targeting Mitochondria 2019Cardiac glycosides modulate neuroblastoma stem cell survival by dysfunctional mitophagy
Marc Diederich, Seoul National University, South Korea

ruth-slack targeting mitochondria 2019Mitochondria, as central regulators of neural stem cell fate
Ruth Slacks, University of Ottawa, Canada

lawrence-grossman Targeting Mitochondria 2019The cellular stress protein MNRR1/CHCHD2 and mitochondrial disease
Lawrence Grossman, Wayne State University, USA

Richard-C.-Hartley-Mitochondria-2019-congressMitochondria-targeted low-molecular weight compounds for probing mitochondrial functions
Richard C. Hartley, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Shanta-Dhar-Mitochondria-2019-congressMitochondria-targeted Nanocarriers for mitochondrial therapies
Shanta Dhar, University of Miami, USA

Roles for mitochondrial dysfunction in Alzheimer’s diseaseRoles for mitochondrial dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease
Benedict C. Albensi, Max Rady College of Medicine - University of Manitoba, Canada


Sibylle Jager Targeting-Mitochondria-2019Role of PGC-1s in human epidermal physiology
Sibylle Jäger, L’Oréal Research & Innovation, France
Attila Olah Mitochondria 2019 CongressCannabinoids and skin: The "c(ut)annabinoid" system as a novel player in regulating cutaneous mitochondrial biology
Attila Oláh, University of Debrecen, Hungary
 Dr.-Wikstrom Mitochondria-Speakers-TrameMitochondria and Skin: Mitochondria in Wound Healing
Jakob Wikström, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden

Culmsee Mitochondria-SpeakersIntroduction: Role of actin-regulating proteins on mitochondria
Cartrsten Culmsee,
University of Marburg, Germany

Alessia Angelin Mitochondria-SpeakersT-cell metabolism and mitochondrial function
Alessia Angelin, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA

Abstracts book of Targeting Mitochondria 2018 Congress available




 The Abstract Book of Targeting Mitochondria 2018 is available in PDF Format.

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Who attended Berlin Mitochondria 2018 congress

The 9th World Congress on Targeting Mitochondria 2018 was held in Steigenberger Hotel - Berlin, Germany on October 23-25, 2018.

Cydan II, Inc.
Inception Sciences Canada
Orion Corporation
CuraFaktur GmbH & Co. KG
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Dr. Willmar Schwabe Pharmaceuticals
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical
Nutricia Research
H. Lundbeck
A Swiss Group AG
Les Mikrogen

Duke-NUS Medical School
Academic Medical Center Amsterdam
Aix Marseille University
Albstadt-Sigmaringen University
Safarik University
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology

Wayne State University
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine
Medical University of Innsbruck
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Midwestern University
National Taiwan University
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology
Palladin Institute of Biochemistry NAS
Philipps Universität Marburg
RadboudUMC University
Southern Illinois University
Technical University Munich
George Washington University School of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Institute of Holistic Nutrition
University of Gothenburg
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Tokyo University of Agriculture

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Pictures of Targeting Mitochondria 2018

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