Lipid droplet accumulation is the primary cellular phenotype that is interpreted as fat deposition at organ level in steatosis. The goal of this project is to establish a model that bridges molecular lipogenic stimuli with compromised liver functions.
– Functional imaging of hepatic transport mechanisms
– Systems modeling of lipid droplet formation
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Projects: LiSyM Core Infrastructure and Management (LiSyM-PD), Early Metabolic Injury (LiSyM-EMI - Pillar I), Chronic Liver Disease Progression (LiSyM-DP - Pillar II), Regeneration and Repair in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure (LiSyM-ACLF - Pillar III), Liver Function Diagnostics (LiSyM-LiFuDi - Pillar IV), Model Guided Pharmacotherapy In Chronic Liver Disease (LiSyM-MGP), Molecular Steatosis - Imaging & Modeling (LiSyM-MSIM), The Hedgehog Signalling Pathway (LiSyM-JGMMS), Multi-Scale Models for Personalized Liver Function Tests (LiSyM-MM-PLF), LiSyM PALs, LiSyM network, LiSyM-Krebs Partnering
Institutions: HITS gGmbHhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8683-7084
Data management and standardization expert for systems biology and systems medicine, responsible for the data management user requirements and user contacts within the German LiSyM network (Liver Systems Medicine: http://lisym.org/) and associated to the FAIRDOM team.
Involved in different standardization initiatives and committees, i.e. COMBINE (http://co.mbine.org), ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology (https://www.iso.org/committee/4514241.html), European COST action CHARME (http://www.cost-charme.eu) and
Roles: Project Coordinator
Projects: LiSyM Core Infrastructure and Management (LiSyM-PD), LiSyM network, LiSyM Scientific Leadership Team, LiSyM-Krebs Partnering, Chronic Liver Disease Progression (LiSyM-DP - Pillar II), Early Metabolic Injury (LiSyM-EMI - Pillar I), Liver Function Diagnostics (LiSyM-LiFuDi - Pillar IV), Model Guided Pharmacotherapy In Chronic Liver Disease (LiSyM-MGP), The Hedgehog Signalling Pathway (LiSyM-JGMMS), Regeneration and Repair in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure (LiSyM-ACLF - Pillar III), Multi-Scale Models for Personalized Liver Function Tests (LiSyM-MM-PLF), Molecular Steatosis - Imaging & Modeling (LiSyM-MSIM)
Institutions: LiSyM programme directorate
Roles: Project Coordinator
Authors: Nachiket Vartak, Georgia Guenther, Florian Joly, Amruta Damle-Vartak, Gudrun Wibbelt, Jörns Fickel, Simone Jörs, Brigitte Begher-Tibbe, Adrian Friebel, Kasimir Wansing, Ahmed Ghallab, Marie Rosselin, Noemie Boissier, Irene Vignon-Clementel, Christian Hedberg, Fabian Geisler, Heribert Hofer, Peter Jansen, Stefan Hoehme, Dirk Drasdo, Jan Hengstler
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Citation: Intravital multi-modal flux analysis reveals the transport mechanism of bile acids through hepatic microconduits 63 : 951
Date Published: 17th Feb 2017
Authors: A. Lorentzen, P. F. Becker, J. Kosla, M. Saini, K. Weidele, P. Ronchi, C. Klein, M. J. Wolf, F. Geist, B. Seubert, M. Ringelhan, D. Mihic-Probst, K. Esser, M. Roblek, F. Kuehne, G. Bianco, T. O'Connor, Q. Muller, K. Schuck, S. Lange, D. Hartmann, S. Spaich, O. Gross, J. Utikal, S. Haferkamp, M. R. Sprick, Amruta Damle Vartak, A. Hapfelmeier, N. Huser, U. Protzer, A. Trumpp, D. Saur, Nachiket Vartak, C. A. Klein, B. Polzer, L. Borsig, M. Heikenwalder
Date Published: 2nd Mar 2018
Journal: Nat Commun
PubMed ID: 29491397
Citation: Nat Commun. 2018 Feb 28;9(1):887. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03139-6.
Date Published: 27th Nov 2015
PubMed ID: 26610202
Citation: Hepatology. 2016 Mar;63(3):951-64. doi: 10.1002/hep.28373. Epub 2016 Jan 14.
The meeting will provide a great opportunity for discussion between modellers, experimentalists and clinicians and to organize and harmonize our future work within the LiSyM network on the grassroot level.
Start Date: 20th Nov 2017
End Date: 22nd Nov 2017
Event Website: Not specified
The International Conference on Systems Biology of Human Disease (SBHD) is a transatlantic event and communication platform for scientific exchange that takes place alternately between the United States and Germany.
SBHD 2017 is continuing a conference series launched by Peter Sorger and colleagues from Harvard Medical School in 2008. The conference focus is on mammalian systems biology, particularly on its application to human disease and therapy.
This summit will cover both the basic and translational / clinical aspects of NAFLD, with a specific focus on novel drug target and prognostic signature development.
Key sessions include all crucial pathophysiological aspects currently known to affect development and progression of NAFLD, such as "lipid metabolism and lipotoxicity" and "insulin resistance, insulin and hormonal signaling". Furthermore, oxidative stress, ER stress, and mitochondrial dysfunction will be addressed. On the second day,
Start Date: 9th Nov 2017
End Date: 11th Nov 2017
ICSB continues to be the flagship conference of the International Society for Systems Biology (ISSB). The conference will cover a variety of themes from Fundamental Biological Sciences, Network Analysis, to Metabolic Engineering and Cancer Biology. The conference will also include a variety of engaging plenary lectures, parallel sessions, poster sessions, and interactive networking opportunities.
Abstract submission deadline: May 13th, 2017
This event is a jointly organized Data Management PALs Meeting that involves PALs from the German LiSyM (Liver Systems Medicine) network and from the ERASysAPP (ERA-Net for Systems Biology Applications) initiative. PALs (Project Area Liaisons) are the front line experts of the data management teams of these projects. They act as data management advocates and help gathering user requirements and testing potential data management solutions. An important part of the meeting will be to gather the