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THURSDAY DECEMBER 6, 2012 - Aarhus University Main Hall                                                                                                                                                                                            

14.30 - 15.30       Registration opens
15.30 - 15.45      

Leif Østergaard

Welcome & Meeting Overview.

15.45 - 16.30    

Leif Østergaard & Sune Jespersen

CFIN/MINDLab, Aarhus University

The Metabolic Role of Capillary Transit Time Heterogeneity

16.45 - 17.30      

Reception in The Collection of Ancient Art, Aarhus University

17.30 - 17.45      

Bus transport to ARoS Art Museum

19.00       Faculty Dinner, ARoS Art Museum

FRIDAY DECEMBER 7, 2012 - DNC Auditorium, Aarhus University Hospital                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Session I. Modelling capillary flow dynamics

Discussion leader: Sune N. Jespersen 

09.00 - 09.30  

Axel Pries

Professor, Department of Physiology, FU-Berlin

Microvascular networks: Causes and consequences of heterogeneity. 

9.45 - 10.15      

Bruno Weber & Patrick Jenny

University of Zurich & Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zürich

Modeling flows through Capillary Networks

10.30 - 11.30       COFFEE BREAK and poster viewing

Session II. Imaging capillary flow dynamics

Discussion leader: David Boas 

11.30 - 12.00      

David Kleinfeld, PhD

Professor of Physics and Neurobiology, UC San Diego

The cortical angiome: A 3-D interconnected vascular network with noncolumnar patterns of blood flow.

12.15 - 12.45  

Bojana Stefanovic, PhD

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Microvascular network transit times and perfusion via two photon fluorescence microscopy and high frequence micro ultrasound. 

13.00 - 13.45       LUNCH 

Session III. Imaging tissue oxygenation and neurovascular coupling

Discussion leader: TBA

13.45 - 14.15      

Sava Sakadzic, PhD

Instructor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School

Imaging brain microcirculation, hemodynamics and oxygenation.

 14.30 - 15.00      

David A. Boas, PhD

Professor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School

Spatiotemporal dynamics of the Neurovascular Coupling.

15.00 - 15.30       COFFEE BREAK and poster viewing
Session IV. Neurovascular coupling  

Discussion leader: Ulrich Dirnagl

15.30 - 16.00      

Serge Charpak

Neurophysiology & New Microscopies Laboratory

Regional coupling of neuronal function, oxygenation and hemodynamics.

16.15 - 16.45      

Martin Lauritzen

Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen

Calcium activities in neurons and astrocytes as mechanism of neurovascular coupling

17.00 - 17.30  

Christof Leithner, Dr

AG Leiter, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Vasodilation in the brain: Is it necessary ?!

17.45       End of Friday program
19.00        CTTH Workshop Dinner - Traditional Danish Christmas Dinner

SATURDAY DECEMBER 8, 2012 - DNC Auditorium, Aarhus University Hospital                                                                                                                                                                                            

Session V. Pericyte Function

Discussion leader: David Attwell 

09.00 - 09.30      

Annika Armulik

Postgraduate, University Hospital Zurich. Institute of Neuropathology

Pericytes and the Blood-Brain-Barrier

9.45 - 10.15      

Francisco Fernández-Klett

Department of Neurology, Charité, Humboldt-University, Berlin

Pericytes, Capillary Diameter and Neurovascular Coupling

10.30 - 11.00       COFFEE BREAK

Session VI. Control of pericyte Tone - in vitro and in vivo

Discussion leader: Ulrich Dirnagl 

11.00 - 11.40      

David Attwell, PhD

Professor of Physiology at UCL Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology

Brain Pericytes

11.45 - 12.15      

Catherine Hall  

UCL Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology

Messengers controlling pericyte constriction and dilation   

12.30 - 13.00      

Fergus O'Farrell

UCL Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology

Cardiac Pericytes

13.00 - 13.05      

Leif Østergaard

Concluding Remarks. Topics for 2013 meeting

13.05       LUNCH
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