Concurrent 10' presentations

The following (post)doctoral researchers of the faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Veterinary Medicine present their research as oral presentations (max. 10 minutes including question round) organized as concurrent sessions in different domains.

PART 1: 14:05 - 14:55

Basic Sciences 1

Virtual room: Basic Sciences 1

Moderators: prof. Tom Coenye and prof. Olivier De Wever

14:05 Aalders Jeffrey Effects of fibrillin mutations on the behaviour of heart muscle cells in Marfan syndrome
14:15 Gysens Fien Implementing a high-throughput parallel CRISPRi screening platform to identify functional lncRNAs
14:25 Hermans Leen ß glucan-induced IL-10 secretion by monocytes triggers porcine NK cell cytotoxicity
14:35

Vanbillemont Brecht

Laureate PhD Thesis Prize FFW

Development and Evaluation of Next-Generation Pharmaceutical Freeze-Drying Technologies
14:45 Tay Hanna Macrophage depletion reduces angiogenesis in the ex ovo chick chorioallantoic membrane assay

Basic Sciences 2

Virtual room: Basic Sciences 2

Moderators: prof. Herman Favoreel and prof. Elfride De Baere

14:05 Carron Marjolein Functional characterization of a Xenopus tropicalis knockout and a human cellular model of RCBTB1-associated inherited retinal disease shows involvement of RCBTB1 in the cellular response to oxidative stress
14:15 Maes Bastiaan Absence of Taok3 protects from house dust mite driven asthma in mice
14:25 Pottie Eline Functional characterization of psychedelic new psychoactive substances using different 5-HT2AR bioassays
14:35

Pouya Dini

Laureate PhD Thesis Prize FDI non-clinical

Parental control of angiogenesis in equine placenta
14:45 Proesmans Silke Edema formation and glucose uptake changes in a rat model for intracerebral hemorrhage

Clinical Sciences

Virtual room: Clinical Sciences

Moderators: prof. Piet Cools and prof. Eric Cox

14:05 Colman Marlies Further insights in the rare kyphoscoliotic Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: report of 3 unrelated individuals and 2 new pathogenic variants
14:15 Devriendt Nausikaa Plasma amino acid profiles in dogs with closed extrahepatic portosystemic shunts do improve but remain abnormal three months after successful gradual attenuation
14:25 Van Der Heggen Tatjana Beta-lactam antibiotics in critically ill children – Risk factors for suboptimal exposure and clinical failure
14:35

De Scheerder Marie-Angélique

3rd Laureate PhD Thesis Prize FGE

HIV-STAR: HIV-1 Sequencing To identify the Anatomical relevant HIV Reservoir
14:45 Zeng Hang Presence of zoonotic Sarcocystis species in Belgian cattle

Therapeutical/Diagnostic Sciences

Virtual room: Therapeutic/Diagnostic Sciences

Moderators: prof. Siska Croubels and prof. Kevin Braeckmans

14:05 Samijn Bieke Micturition reeducation
14:15 Dhont Evelyn Accuracy of renal function estimating formulas compared to iohexol clearance in critically ill children
14:25 Janssens Liesl Development and application of activity-based HIF bioassays to detect and study HIF heterodimerization
14:35 Van Paemel Ruben The feasibility of using liquid biopsies as a complementary assay for copy number aberration profiling in pediatric cancer patients
14:45 Deprez Joke How liposome trafficking in non-APC inflammatory immune cells in blood circulation drive the accumulation of liposomes in inflammatory regions: unravelling an essential mechanism overlooked by the EPR effect

Health Sciences

Virtual room: Health Sciences

Moderators: prof. Christophe Stove and prof. Wim Derave

14:05 Vynckier Pieter Lifestyle management and compliance in coronary patients: The gender gap. Results from the ESC EORP EUROASPIRE V survey
14:15 Van der Stede Thibaux Adverse exercise-drug interactions: the case of antihistamine medication
14:25 Grymonprez Maxim Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) versus vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) in (morbidly) obese or low body weight patients with atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis
14:35 Van der Weken Hans Oral vaccination in piglets through targeting of antibody-antigen fusion constructs towards aminopeptidase N
14:45 Willems Ruben Different Levels of Care for Follow-up of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

PART 2: 15:10 - 15:50

Basic Sciences 1

Virtual room: Basic Sciences 1

Moderators: prof. Tom Coenye and prof. Olivier De Wever

15:10 Schynkel Tinus Interferon-Mediated Long Non-Coding RNA Response in Macrophages in the Context of HIV
15:20 Pérez Baca María del Rocío A novel neurodevelopmental syndrome caused by loss-of-function of the Zinc Finger Homeobox 3 gene (ZFHX3)
15:30 Ramon Jana Unraveling the membrane permeabilizing behavior of Gasdermin E using a photoporation-based efflux strategy
15:40

Geeurickx Edward

2nd Laureate PhD Thesis Prize FGE

Development and application of a biological reference material for extracellular vesicle research

Basic Sciences 2

Virtual room: Basic Sciences 2

Moderators: prof. Herman Favoreel and prof. Elfride De Baere

15:10 Chen Zhenzhen Dermal immune responses against Psoroptes ovis in two cattle breeds and effects of anti-inflammatory dexamethasone treatment on the development of psoroptic mange
15:20 Louwagie Amber SOX11: a developmental and disease related transcription factor which controls major epigenetic regulators in neuroblastoma
15:30 Schuermans Nika Deficiency of picornavirus host factor and obesity regulator PLAAT3 causes a novel type of familial partial lipodystrophy
15:40 Vandeputte Marthe Mu-opioid receptor activity profiling of the emerging group of nitazene new synthetic opioids

Clinical Sciences

Virtual room: Clinical Sciences

Moderators: prof. Piet Cools and prof. Eric Cox

15:10 Backers Lynn Missing heritability in Bloom syndrome: First report of a deep-intronic variant leading to pseudo-exon activation in the BLM gene
15:20 Da Silva Hellen Autonomic symptoms and associated factors in patients with chronic heart failure
15:30 Bogaert Bram Development of a nanoparticle platform for encapsulation of cationic amphiphilic drugs and RNA therapeutics
15:40

Eline Abma

Laureate PhD Thesis Prize FDI Clinical

OncoCiDia: an innovative cancer treatment combining a vascular disrupting agent with targeted radiotherapy: preliminary results in dogs

Therapeutical/Diagnostic Sciences

Virtual room: Therapeutic/Diagnostic Sciences

Moderators: prof. Siska Croubels and prof. Kevin Braeckmans

15:10 Bekaert Bieke Correcting a mutation in the germ line by CRISPR/Cas9 to overcome transmission of hereditary infertility in mice
15:20 Van Steenkiste Glenn Reliable detection of atrial fibrillation in horses with the aid of deep learning
15:30 Vanluchene Helena mRNA vs. self-amplifying mRNA for protein expression in the retina
15:40

Lefere Sander

1st Laureate PhD Thesis Prize FGE

Angiogenesis and macrophages as diagnostic and therapeutic targets in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Health Sciences

Virtual room: Health Sciences

Moderators: prof. Christophe Stove and prof. Wim Derave

15:10 Galle Anna A double-edged sword - Telemedicine for maternal care during COVID-19: Findings from a global mixed methods study of healthcare providers
15:20 Vanoverschelde Anna Determinants of poor inhaler technique and poor therapy adherence: a cross-sectional study in community pharmacies
15:30 Alighieri Cassandra Effectiveness of speech intervention in patients with a cleft palate: comparison of motor-phonetic versus linguistic-phonological speech approaches
15:40 Theys Sofie Patient-centredness in hospital care: measurement, practice and exploring a strategy to enhance it