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2016 ECLip Annual Meeting

2016 ECLip Annual Meeting

March 8-9th 2016

Santiago de Compostela

Final Program 

March 8th

08:50 Welcome 

 Prof. David Araújo-Vilar, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

09:00  Opening Lecture: Adipose tissue, foe or friend?

 Prof. Felipe F. Casanueva, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

09:30  Characteristic and atypical mutations in lipodystrophy patients

 Prof. Katrin Hoffman, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

10:00 Central obesity, diabetes mellitus and hypertriglyceridemia: Understanding 

 the Köbberling  syndrome

 Dr. Cristina Guillín-Amarelle, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

10:30 Fontaine-Petty syndrome, a rare cause of lipodystrophy, demonstrates a new 

 pathogenesis for lipodystrophies

 Prof. Raoul CM Hennekam, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Progressive lipodystrophy associated with mutation in the POLD1 gene

 Prof Giuseppe Novelli, Universita Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy

12:00  Clinical reports of fat loss associated with disorders of the immune system: 

 an opportunity for a further understanding of the pathogenesis of lipodystrophy

 Prof. Ferruccio Santini/Dr Yaroslav Berger, University Hospital of Pisa, Italy

12:30 Decrease of osteocalcinemia linked with insulin resistance more than body fat mass in lipodystrophic syndromes, compared to obese and normal weight  patients

 Prof. Marie-Christine Vantyghem, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France

13:00 Celia’s Encephalopathy (PELD): seipin, adipose tissue and beyond

 Dr. Sofía Sánchez-Iglesias, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

13:30  Lunch

15:00  Young Researchers Session

 15:00 Clinical, hormonal and molecular-genetic characteristics of inherited lipodystrophies in Russia

 Dr Ekaterina Sorkina, Endocrinology Research Center, Moscow, Russia


 15:20 Human induced pluripotent stem cells as a cellular tool for modeling laminopathies

 Dr. Anne-Claire Guénantin, Centre de Recherche Saint-Antoine, Paris, France


 15:40  Morpho-functional study of subcutaneous adipose tissue in patients affected

 by Familial Partial Lipodystrophy type 2-FPLD2

 Dr Alessandra Gambineri, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy


16:00 Coffee break


16:30  ECLip Databases (for ECLip members only)

 Prof. Giovanna Lattanzi and Prof David Araújo-Vilar

March 9th

09:00 Lessons from LMNA-lipodystrophy in vitro models based on human mesenchymal stem cells that accumulate prelamin A

 Dr Clara Isabel Rodríguez-López, BioCruces Health Research Institute, Spain

09:30 Modulation of brown adipose tissue differentiation in FPLD2

 Prof. Giovanna Lattanzi, CNR, Unit of Bologna, Italy

10:00 Human SGBS cells as in vitro model for studying cellular phenotype of defects in lipodystrophy genes

 Prof. Martin Wabitsch, University Medical Center Ulm, Germany

10:30 Maladaptative autophagy contributes to insulin resistance and altered adipocyte differentiation in Congenital Generalized Lipodystrophy due to PTRF/cavin-1 mutations.

 Dr. Corinne Vigouroux, Centre de Recherche Saint-Antoine, Paris, France

11:00  Application of proteomics in lipodystrophy research

 Prof. Juan Ramón Peinado-Mena, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

11:30   Coffee break

12:00 Outcome of intensive dietary intervention in patients with lipodystrophy

 Dr. Anne Stears, University of Cambridge, UK

12:30 Effects of metreleptin therapy on adipose tissue, liver and and systemic inflammation markers in lipodystrophic patients

 Dr. Camille Vatier, Centre de Recherche Saint-Antoine, Paris, France

13:00 Antisense strategy in familial partial lipodystrophy

 Prof. Harmut Schmidt, Universitätsklinikum Münster, Germany

13:30 MG132 enhances progerin clearance and reverses cellular phenotypes in Hutchinson-Gilford progeria cells.

 Dr. Karim Harhouri, Faculty of Medicine La Timone, Marseille, France

14:00 Lunch

15:30  How advocacy groups can support research: the Spanish experience

 Mr. Juan Carrión, President of the Spanish Federation of Rare Diseases

15:50  AELIP: an example of advocacy group supporting lipodystrophy patients  and relatives

 Ms. Naca Pérez de Tudela, President of AELIP

16:10 Coffee break

16:45  Closing lecture: Inflammation in progeroid laminopathies

 Prof. José M. P. Freije, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain 


Aula Castelao (2nd floor)

Facultade de Medicina

Rua de San Francisco s/n

15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Free registry

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3 min walking

Price: 100-120€ (per night)


30 min walking

Price: 110€ (per night)



5-7 min walking

Price: <90€ (per night)

TRAVEL to city centre

Lavacolla-Santiago de Compostela Airport

By taxi: 21€ (

By bus: 3€ (


Santiago de Compostela weather is mild (12-20°C) and rainy. Umbrella and raincoat are advisable.


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2016 ECLip Annual Meeting
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