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Preliminary Program – ESMED General Assembly 2022

ESMED General Assembly 2022 - Preliminary Program

This is a preliminary program listing virtual presentations. Dates and times will be assigned to each presentation in June 2022. This webpage is updated monthly, and may not include recently submitted presentation titles.


Advancements in Cardiology


Xu Han
University of Kentucky

A Disruptive and Biocompatible Cryopreservation Technology Platform for Skins, Corneas and Bioartificial Tissues
Chih-Yu Chen
Taipei Medical University
Dispatcher-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Differential effects of landline
Patrick Dessein
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Metabolic abnormalities in patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases
Ahmad Slim
University of Washington
Healthcare Policy Statement on the Utility of Coronary Computed Tomography for Evaluation of Cardiovascular Conditions and Preventive Healthcare: From the Health Policy Working Group of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomogra
Jake A Kleinmahon
Ochsner Medical Center
Cardiac allograft vasculopathy and graft failure in pediatric heart transplant recipients after rejection with severe hemodynamic compromise
Vincent Figueredo
St. Mary Medical Center
The Ancient Heart: What the Heart Meant to Our Ancestors
Anand Rohatgi
American College of Cardiology
Association of the serum myeloperoxidase/high-density lipoprotein particle ratio and incident cardiovascular events in a multi-ethnic population: Observations from the Dallas Heart Study
Brian O’Neil
Wayne State University
End tidal CO2 and cerebral oximetry for the prediction of return of spontaneous circulation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Arjun Iyer
Yale University
Potential Pool of Cardiac Allografts from Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) Donors – Predicted vs Reality in the First Year of a Clinical Program
John Ikonomidis
University of Toronto
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Thoracic Surgery Practice and Access Task Force-2019 Workforce Report
Geraldine Cambridge
University College London
Antibodies to citrullinated peptides and risk of coronary heart disease
Richard Gore
Northwestern University
That liver lesion on MDCT in the oncology patient: is it important?
Zaira Yadira García LópezConstrictive pericarditis and single coronary artery: Rare presentation
Raquel Bailon
University of Zaragoza
Influence of time-varying mean heart rate in coronary artery disease diagnostic performance of heart rate variability indices from exercise stress testing
Lene Hüche Nielsen
Odense University
The diagnostic accuracy and outcomes after coronary computed tomography angiography vs. conventional functional testing in patients with stable angina pectoris: a systematic review and meta-analysis


Ravindra Ganesh
University of Wisconsin
PROMIS scales for assessment of the impact of post-COVID syndrome: A Cross Sectional Study
David Weber
University of North Carolina
Postacute Sequelae of COVID-19 Infection and Development of a Physiatry-Led Recovery Clinic
Davidovitch Nitza
Ariel University
The COVID-19 Period: A Crisis for on-Site Learning or an Opportunity for Optimal Distance Learning? Examination of Student Attitudes

Pei Sun
Taipei Medical University

Longitudinal Trajectories of Psychopathology and Resilience Following COVID-19 Lockdowns in China

Samir Safi
United Arab Emirates University

A hybrid of artificial neural network, exponential smoothing, and ARIMA models for COVID-19 time series forecasting


Travis Whitfill
Yale University 

Controlling the Growth of the Skin Commensal Staphylococcus epidermidis Using d-Alanine Auxotrophy
Lasse Sommer Kristensen
Aarhus University

Characterization of circular RNA transcriptomes in psoriasis and atopic dermatitis reveals disease-specific expression profiles




Matej Samos
Jessenius Faculty of Medicine
Type 2 diabetes and plasma levels of direct oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation
Andrea Police
Hôpital Simone Veil Eaubonne France
Correction to: Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis induced by the alpha-glucosidase inhibitor complicated from sigmoid volvulus in a diabetic patient
Robert R Dent
University of Ottawa
Is Type 2 Diabetes in Adults Associated With Impaired Capacity for Weight Loss
Ana Calderon de la Barca
University of Copenhagen
Fecal microbiota imbalance in Mexican children with type 1 diabetes

Patrick McGowan
University of Victoria

The relative effectiveness of self-management programs for type 2 diabetes
Lisa Martinez
Florida Atlantic University
The Screening and Prevention of Diabetes Mellitus

Alaina Vidmar
Medical College of Wisconsin

An addiction-based mobile health weight loss intervention: protocol of a randomized controlled trial
Jaakko Tuomilehto
University of Turku 
Update on Worldwide Trends in Occurrence of Childhood Type 1 Diabetes in 2020
Katharina Gin
Russian Gerontology Clinical and Research Center RSMU
Short telomere length is associated with arterial aging in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Minoru Kikuchi
Diabetes Center, Manda Memorial Hospital / Graduate School of Health Sciences, Hokkaido University

Ultrasonography Improves Glycemic Control by Detecting Insulin-Derived Localized Amyloidosis
Todd Leff
Wayne State University
Lead (Pb) exposure promotes diabetes in obese rodents

Emily Hibbert   University of Sydney

Preconception care and contraceptive use among Australian women with diabetes mellitus


Vipul Chitalia
Boston University 
Emerging Frontier of Uremic Toxicity in Chronic Kidney Disease
Guoli Dai
Zhujiang Hospital of Southern Medical University
Nrf2 is essential for timely M phase entry of replicating hepatocytes during liver regeneration
Luke Engelking
UT Southwestern Medical school
Developmental and extrahepatic physiological functions of SREBP pathway genes in mice
Margaret Bassendine
Newcastle University
Hepatitis C virus and atherosclerosis: A legacy after virologic cure?

Neurology & Neuroscience

Speaker Presentation
Heikki Rauvala
University of Helsinki 
Targeting chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans to enhance recovery from CNS injuries
Scott Steffensen
Brigham Young University
Mechanical stimulation of cervical vertebrae modulates the discharge activity of ventral tegmental area neurons and dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens
Alexandre Akoulitchev
University of Oxford
Comparative molecular cell-of-origin classification of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma based on liquid and tissue biopsies
Petrus de Haan
Amarna Therapeutics
Identification of the primary self-antigens of neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases
Alison McNeilly
University of Edinburgh
Nrf2-Mediated Neuroprotection Against Recurrent Hypoglycemia Is Insufficient to Prevent Cognitive Impairment in a Rodent Model of Type 1 Diabetes
David Lominadze Fibrinogen and Neuroinflammation During Traumatic Brain Injury
Mary Heather
Iowa State University
Temporal Resolution of Misfolded Prion Protein Transport, Accumulation, Glial Activation, and Neuronal Death in the Retinas of Mice Inoculated with Scrapie
Mary Jo Pugh
University of Utah
Quality of life in epilepsy: the impact of Traumatic Brain Injury and Multimorbidity
Andrew Huang
Fo Guang University
Central Poststroke Pain, Comorbidity, and Associated Symptoms in Animal and Human Models
Barry Sears
Indiana University
Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in severe brain trauma: case for a large multicenter trial
Juan Sanchez-Ramos
University of Chicago
Nanoparticles Designed and Optimized for Intranasal Administration of Gene Therapy of Huntington’s Disease
Jip Devries Neurobehavioural outcome in 6?18 year old children after trauma in pregnancy: Case?control study

Mazlina Mazlan
University of Malaya

Olfactory dysfunction after brain injury and its related quality of life
Hong Jiang
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Visual Function and Disability Are Associated with Increased Retinal Volumetric Vessel Density in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Deborah Levine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Association of Blood Pressure and Cognition after Stroke
Gloria-Acacia Benítez-King
Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría Ramón de la Fuente Muñíz
The microtubular cytoskeleton of olfactory neurons derived from patients with schizophrenia or with bipolar disorder: Implications for biomarker characterization, neuronal physiology and pharmacological screening
David Sullivan
Seoul National University
Can 24?weeks strength training reduce feelings of depression and increase neurotransmitter in elderly females?
Gabriela Catana
Emergency Clinical County Hospital of Sibiu Romania
The role of thrombin in central nervous system activity and stroke

Susana  Boronat
Harvard University 

Seizures and electroencephalography findings in 61 patients with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Mitra Assadi
Shiraz University 
Enhancement of behavioral and linguistic outcome measures in autism spectrum disorder through neuro-navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation: A pilot study
Ravid Doron
University of Chicago
A novel herbal treatment reduces depressive-like behaviors and increases BDNF levels in the brain of stressed mice
Gaelle Offranc Piret
French National Institute
3D-nanostructured boron-doped diamond for microelectrode array neural interfacing
Danielle K. Sandsmark
University of Pennsylvania
Cerebral Microvascular Injury: A Potentially Treatable Endophenotype of Traumatic Brain Injury-Induced Neurodegeneration
Ellen Hoffman
Yale University
Zebrafish: A Translational Model System for Studying Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Malcolm Dando
University of Bradford
Dual-Use Nano-Neurotechnology: An assessment of the implications of trends in science and technology
Denise C. Park
University of Texas at Dallas
The aging mind: neuroplasticity in response to cognitive training
Peter Schofield
University of Newcastle, Australia
The role of olfactory challenge tests in incipient dementia and clinical trial design
Chen Geng
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Automated computer-assisted detection system for cerebral aneurysms in time-of-flight magnetic resonance angiography using fully convolutional network
Kazunori Sango
Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science
GDNF promotes neurite outgrowth and upregulates galectin-1 through the RET/PI3K signaling in cultured adult rat dorsal root ganglion neurons

Nutrition & Food Safety


Jan Slingenbergh
Utrecht University 
Animal Virus Ecology and Evolution Are Shaped by the Virus Host-Body Infiltration and Colonization Pattern
Deborah Good
Northwestern University
A molecular conundrum involving hypothalamic responses to and roles of long non-coding RNAs following food deprivation
Angela Andreoli
University of Rome Tor Vergata
Body composition in clinical practice
Yechezkel Kashi
Hebrew  University  of Jerusalem 
Biodiversity of Enterococcus faecalis based on genomic typing
Deirdre O’Connor
University College Dublin
Rights-based approaches to addressing food poverty and food insecurity in Ireland and UK


Marc-Eric Halatsch
University of Göttingen
OPALS: A New Osimertinib Adjunctive Treatment of Lung Adenocarcinoma or Glioblastoma Using Five Repurposed Drugs
Soo Kyung Lee
Kyung Hee University
The Road Not Taken in Cancer: Host-Driven Oncology
György  Losonczy
Semmelweis University
Gefitinib treatment in lung cancer — rebiopsy retreatment remission
Stefanie Klein
Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Caffeic Acid, Quercetin and 5-Fluorocytidine-Functionalized Au-Fe3O4 Nanoheterodimers for X-ray-Triggered Drug Delivery in Breast Tumor Spheroids
Shahana Sultana Mahajan
University of New York
Osteosarcoma growth suppression by riluzole delivery via iron oxide nanocage in nude mice
Michael Tovey
University College London
Quantification of Bevacizumab Activity Following Treatment of Patients With Ovarian Cancer or Glioblastoma
Chin-Tarng Lin
Purdue University
A multifunctional peptide for targeted imaging and chemotherapy for nasopharyngeal and breast cancers
Laura Soucek
University of Rome
A clinically viable anti-MYC protein therapeutic for cancer treatment
Sorrentino Rosalinda
University of Salerno
Drug resistance in non-small cell lung Cancer (NSCLC): Impact of genetic and non-genetic alterations on therapeutic regimen and responsiveness
Huget Desiron
KU Leuven
Bridging Health Care and the Workplace: Formulation of a Return-to-Work Intervention for Breast Cancer Patients Using an Intervention Mapping Approach
Angela Ruban
Ben-Gurion University
Blood glutamate scavengers increase pro‚Äëapoptotic signaling and reduce metastatic melanoma growth in‚Äëvivo
Ronald Korn
Stanford University
Positron emission tomography (PET) as a predictive measure in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer and normal CA19-9 levels at baseline
Robert Clarke
The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota
Endocrine resistance in breast cancer – An overview and update
Hye Seon Kang
Catholic University of Korea
Smoking is associated with pneumonia development in lung cancer patients
Deborah J. Bowen
Uniformed Services University
Development of FamilyTalk: an Intervention to Support Communication and Educate Families About Colorectal Cancer Risk
Joshua D Campbell
Boston University
Genomic Profiling of Prostate Cancers from Men with African and European Ancestry
Christopher Miller
Jefferson University
Low recurrence rates for in situ and invasive melanomas using Mohs micrographic surgery with melanoma antigen recognized by T cells 1 (MART-1) immunostaining: tissue processing methodology to optimize pathologic staging an
Shelly R Peyton
University of California Irvine
Tumor cell-organized fibronectin maintenance of a dormant breast cancer population
Atena Zahedi
University of Southern California
Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition of A549 lung cancer cells exposed to electronic cigarettes
Veda Giri
Jefferson University
Familial prostate cancer
Frank  Gansauge
University of Ulm
Effectivity of long antigen exposition dendritic cell therapy (LANEXDC®) in the palliative treatment of pancreatic cancer
Konstantin Zioutas
University of Patras
relations of melanoma diagnoses and their origin
Bryan Allen
University of Iowa
Radioresistance in Glioblastoma and the Development of Radiosensitizers
Darren Patten
Imperial College London
New approaches in the management of male breast cancer
Xiaofeng Shi
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Synchronous diagnosis of anaplastic large cell lymphoma and multiple myeloma in a patient
Cheng-Har Yip
University of Malaya
The Will Rogers phenomenon in the staging of breast cancer – Does it matter
Luciana Pantaleão
Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Study of 448 cases of melanoma in situ in two hospitals in Rio de Janeiro
Laura PolisenoInducible modulation of miR-204 levels in a zebrafish melanoma model
Sergio Augusto Lopes de Souza
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Development of 131 I-ixolaris as a theranostic agent: metastatic melanoma preclinical studies
David Frank
Harvard Medical School
Distinct roles of STAT3 and STAT5 in the pathogenesis and targeted therapy of breast cancer
Masakazu Kamata
University of California Los Angeles
anoencapsulated rituximab mediates superior cellular immunity against metastatic B-cell lymphoma in a complement competent humanized mouse model
Athens University Medical School
Should rituximab replace splenectomy in the management of splenic marginal zone lymphoma
Hinanit Koltai
Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
Specific Compositions of Cannabis sativa Compounds Have Cytotoxic Activity and Inhibit Motility and Colony Formation of Human Glioblastoma Cells In Vitro
Gaël Roué
University of Caen (France)
Management of Drug Resistance in Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Gaia Favero
University of Brescia, Italy
Melatonin’s Antineoplastic Potential Against Glioblastoma
Jason Chesney
University of Minnesota
Potential clinical and immunotherapeutic utility of talimogene laherparepvec for patients with melanoma after disease progression on immune checkpoint inhibitors and BRAF inhibitors
Diego Hernandez
Secretaria de Salud
La mortalidad por melanoma en M√(c)xico aumenta
Eric Gyan
University of Nottingham
Tissue resident Immune cells in African Breast Cancer Patients
Yuki Yoshimatsu
The University of Tokyo
Establishment and characterization novel patient-derived extraskeletal cell line NCC-ESOS1-C1


David Kooyman
Ohio University
Osteoarthritis-Like Changes in Bardet–Biedl Syndrome Mutant Ciliopathy Mice (Bbs1M390R/M390R): Evidence for a Role of Primary Cilia in Cartilage Homeostasis and Regulation of Inflammation
Steffen Oesser
Collagen Research Institute
The Effectiveness of Specific Collagen Peptides on Osteoarthritis in Dogs-Impact on Metabolic Processes in Canine Chondrocytes
Kent Kwoh
University of Illinois College 
Predicting knee replacement in participants eligible for disease-modifying osteoarthritis drug treatment with structural endpoints
TzuHung Lin
National Taiwan University
Noggin Inhibits IL-1β and BMP-2 Expression, and Attenuates Cartilage Degeneration and Subchondral Bone Destruction in Experimental Osteoarthritis
Sylvain Mathieu
Université Clermont Auvergne
Cardiovascular profile in osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis of cardiovascular events and risk factors

Pediatric Medicine

Allen Beck
Emory University 
Circumferential Trabeculotomy Versus Conventional Angle Surgery: Comparing Long-term Surgical Success and Clinical Outcomes in Children With Primary Congenital Glaucoma
Amber Patterson
University of Toledo collage of Medicine
Three-injection intralymphatic immunotherapy in adolescents and young adults with grass pollen rhinoconjunctivitis
Aron Janssen
University of Colorado
Autism and Gender Dysphoria
Jana Olak
University Of Tartu
Children’s dental fear in relation to dental health and parental dental fear
Sue Ming
Shanghai Medical University
Chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids (CLIPPERS): A pediatric case report with six year follow-up
Ane Simony
University of Southern Denmark
Radiological Outcomes in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients More Than 22 Years After Treatment
Laura Czulada
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Partnering With a Family Advisor to Improve Communication in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Natasha Halasa 
Vanderbilt University
Ensuring adequate immunizations among pediatric liver transplant recipients: A team approach
Howard W. Mielke
University of Michigan
Curtailing Lead Aerosols: Effects of Primary Prevention on Declining Soil Lead and Children’s Blood Lead in Metropolitan New Orleans
Ka Po Chan
University of Hong Kong
Prenatal meditation influences infant behaviors
Anat Brunstein Klomek
Ben Gurion University
Bullying Victimization and Suicide Ideation and Behavior Among Adolescents in Europe: A 10-Country Study
Yasuhisa Ohata
Osaka University
Phenotypes of a family with XLH with a novel PHEX mutation
Melisa Moore
University Of Pennsylvania
Correlates of adolescent sleep time and variability in sleep time: The role of individual and health related characteristics
Joseph Lucyshyn
University of Oregon,
Cognitive behavior therapy to treat anxiety among children with autism spectrum disorders: A systematic review

Pharmacology & Toxicology

Allan Mathews
Quest International University, Malaysia
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Anti-Epileptic Drugs in a Tertiary Hospital in Malaysia.
Stephen Shrewsbury
University Of Liverpool
The Upper Nasal Space: An efficient route for systemic drug delivery

Juan Sanchez-Ramos
University of Chicago

Nanoparticles Designed for Nose-to-brain Delivery of Gene Therapy of Huntington’s Disease
Robert Foster
University of Alberta
In Vitro Phase I Metabolism of CRV431, a Novel Oral Drug Candidate for Chronic Hepatitis B
Barik S. MohammedTransethosomes a Novel Transdermal Drug Delivery System for Antifungal Drugs
Eelko Hak
Utrecht University
Concordance assessment of self-reported medication use in the Netherlands three-generation Lifelines Cohort study with the pharmacy database The PharmLines initiative
Rudolf Brenneisen
University of Bern
Human Pharmacokinetics and Adverse Effects of Pulmonary and Intravenous THC-CBD Formulations
Raha Rahbari 
Swansea University
Characterisation of Drug Delivery Efficacy Using Microstructure-Assisted Application of a Range of APIs
Michael Holden
University Portsmouth
Healthy Living Pharmacy ‚AI knowledge into action
Steven Finkbeiner
University of California
Cell death assays for neurodegenerative disease drug discovery
Richard Weinshilboum
University of Kansas Medical School
Pharmacogenomics: Precision Medicine and Drug Response
Stephen Ruberg 
University of Cincinnati
Inference and Decision Making for 21st-Century Drug Development and Approval
Norbert Lange
University of Geneva
Cyclopeptidic photosensitizer prodrugs as proteolytically triggered drug delivery systems of pheophorbide A: part I – self-quenched prodrugs†
Fischer Sally
Marquette University
Point-of-care and utility in clinical trials: making quicker decisions to transform patient care and drug development
Moyassar I. AHMED,
University of Mosul, IRAQ
Using Quality Risk Management in Pharmaceutical Industries: A Case Study
Chao Wang
University of Toronto
Engineering Cell-derived nanoparticles for Immunotherapy Delivery
Chao Fang
University of Bath
Nanobowl-Supported Liposomes Improve Drug Loading and Delivery
Janet Scott
University of Oxford 
Pharmacokinetics of TKM-130803 in Sierra Leonean patients with Ebola virus disease:  plasma concentrations exceed target levels, with drug accumulation in the most severe patients
Jann N Sarkaria
David Geffen School of Medicine
Heterogeneous delivery across the blood-brain barrier limits the efficacy of an EGFR-targeting antibody drug conjugate in glioblastoma
Paul Y Takahashi
University Of Illinois at Chicago
No Association Between Pharmacogenomics Variants and Hospital and Emergency Department Utilization: A Mayo Clinic Biobank Retrospective Study
Yosuke Ando
Keio University
The influence of intervening on the pharmaceutical consultation targeting outpatients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer receiving erlotinib treatment
Colin Wright
University of New York
Cryptolepine – a lead towards ‘green’ novel antimalarial and antitrypanosomal drugs?
Paula DeVos
University of California
Rosewater and Philosophers’ Oil: Thermo-chemical processing in medieval and early modern Spanish pharmacy
 Dingpei Long
Georgia State University
Genetically modified silk fibroin nanoparticles for drug delivery: preparation strategies and application prospects