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The 1st World Congress on Gender - Specific Medicine

Hall A
 

 

Friday, March 09, 2007

 

08:30–10:30     The Gender-Related Impact Of Sex Steroid Receptor Signaling 
 

Chairpersons:    C. Franceschi, Italy

J.Vina, Spain

  

                         Immune-brain interactions in ageing neurons
                         A. Maggi, Italy
                         Gender-related actions of sex steroids in vascular cells
                         T. Simoncini, Italy
                         Sex steroids, the immune system and bone metabolism
                         H. Carlsten, Sweden

                         Sex, sex steroids and dry eye syndromes
                         D.A. Sullivan, USA
 

10:30-10:50       Exhibition Area Visit

 
10:50-11:20     Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Surgical Menopause: Emerging Role of Testosterone
Sponsored by Procter and Gamble 
 
Chairpersons:    J.E. Morley, USA
                        R.E. Nappi, Italy
 

Speaker:           A.R. Genazzani, Italy

 

11:30-13:30     Gender and vulnerability factors: the Menopause
 

Chairpersons:    G. Biggio, Italy

V. Henderson, USA
 
Use of antidepressants for the menopausal syndrome
E. di Nasso, Italy
A.R. Genazzani, Italy
Menopause and cardiovascular risk: the case for intervention
G.M. Rosano, Italy
C. Christiansen, Denmark
 

13:30–14:30      Lunch & Poster Session

 

14:30-16:30    Duphaston - The Natural Choice to Protect Pregnancy

                        Sponsored by Solvay

 
Chairpersons:    F. Al-Azzawi, UK

J. Studd, UK

 

                        Stress During Pregnancy: Consequences for Mother and Child
                        P. Arck, Germany
                        Modulating Fertility Outcome in ART by the Use of Dydrogesterone
                        A. Patki, India

The Ideal Choice to Protect Pregnancy

S. Daya, Canada

 

16:30-16:50      Exhibition Area Visit
 

16:50–17:20    SANOFI PASTEUR MSD Sponsored Lecture        

 
Chairpersons:    F. Naftolin, USA

A.R. Genazzani, Italy

 

Cancer prophylactic vaccine for women’s health - Present and future perspectives

R. Danesi, Italy

 
17:30–19:30    Gender differences in cancer
 
Chairperson:     Z. Ben Rafael, Israel
                        M. Petrini, Italy
   

            Hormones, gender and liver cancer

E. Villa, Italy

            Colon cancer as a gender-related disease

F. Al-Azzawi, UK            

            Gender issues in haematological malignancies

M. Petrini, Italy

            Gender and lung cancer

A. Celi, Italy

            Prevention of Premature Menopause and Ovarian Failure and
            Preservation of fertility despite chemotherapy
Z. Blumenfeld, Israel
Gender issues in the differentiation of embryonic stem cells to
gametes
C. Simon, Spain
                         
 
 
 

Saturday, March 10, 2007

 

08:00–10:00         Gender, quality of life and sexuality

 
Chairpersons:         A.L. Burnett, USA
                             W. Fratta, Italy                             
                            
                             Role of sex chromosome gene complement in sexually
                             dimorphic behavior

     E. Rissman, USA

                             The ageing male: demographics and challenges

     B. Lunenfeld, Israel

                             Ageing and sexuality in men

    J.E. Morley, USA

                            Ageing and sexuality in women

     R.E. Nappi, Italy
    J. Bitzer, Switzerland

 

10:10-10:40        Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome and Metabolic Syndrome
                            Sponsored by Solvay
 
Chairpersons:         S. Berga, USA

     D. Swaab, Netherlands

                                             

Speaker:                B. Lunenfeld, Israel

 
10:40-11:00           Exhibition Area Visit
 
11:00-13:00         Migraine as a gender & age-related disease
 
Chairpersons:          B Marchetti, Italy
                             G. Kopernik, Israel
                            
                             Neuroplasticity of female brain
                             M. Bentivoglio, Italy

     Influence of estrogens on migraine

     C. Tassorelli, Italy

                 Migraine throughout menopause and beyond

     R.E. Nappi, Italy

                 Specific issues in the treatment of migraine in women

                             H. Massiou, France

 

13:00–14:00           Lunch & Poster Session

 

14:00 - 16:00       Gender-related endocrine and metabolic issues

 
Chairpersons:        M.G. Modena, Italy

    V. Regitz-Zagrosek, Germany

 

                            Cardiovascular differences related to estrogens and androgens

    G.M. Rosano, Italy

                            The thyroid: a gender-specific gland

    M. Tonacchera, Italy

    Metabolic implications of hyperandrogenism

    S. Berga, USA
    J.C. Stevenson, UK

                            

16:00-16:20          Exhibition Area Visit
 

16:20-16:50        SCHERING Sponsored Lecture

 
Chairpersons:       Z. Shoham, Israel

   J. Stevenson, UK

 
                           Drospirenone: a friendly progestogen for the female body

                           A.R. Genazzani, Italy

 

17:00–19:00        Gender and cardiovascular disease
 
Chairpersons:        E. Arbustini, Italy

    G.M. Rosano, Italy

 

                             CVD in ageing individuals: gender issues

     D. Grobbee, Netherlands

                             CVD in ageing women and HRT

     M. G. Modena, Italy

                             The genetic basis of CVD

     E. Arbustini, Italy                           
                             Therapeutic implications of the gender-specific aspects of
                             cardiovascular disease
                             V. Regitz-Zagrosek, Germany 
 

 

Sunday, March 11, 2007

 

08:30–10:30        The female and male brain

 

Chairpersons:       L. Cahill, USA

   M. Bentivoglio, Italy

 

                           Sexual differentiation of the human brain

   D.F. Swaab, A-M. Bao, T. Ishunina, Netherlands 

                           Seladin-1-mediated neuroprotection: a distinct role for estrogen
                           and androgens

   M. Serio, Italy

                           Sexual dimorphism and diergism of the mammalian central
                           nitric oxide producing systems

   G. Panzica, Italy

                           Gender-specific actions of neurosteroids

   A. Concas, Italy

                           Neuroendocrinology and neuroprotection

   B. Marchetti, Italy

  

10:30-11:00         Exhibition Area Visit
 
11:00-11:30       Plenary Lecture
 
Chairpersons:     M. Serio, Italy
                          U. Halbreich, USA
 

  Sex differences in brain and memory

  L. Cahill, USA

 

11:30 - 13:30     Sex influences on the brain - clinical issues

 
Chairpersons:     H. Massiou, France

 A. Concas, Italy

 

                         Sex steroids and the brain: is there a gender difference?
                         A.R. Genazzani, Italy

                         Addictive behaviour as a gender-specific disease

 W. Fratta, Italy

                         The impact of hormones and gender on mood disorders

 U. Halbreich, USA

                         Gender, hormones and Alzheimer's disease

 V. Henderson, USA


 
 
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