Konferenser och symposier

Cell Death in Toxicology: A Tribute to Sten Orrenius

2017-02-1409:30 till 13:00 Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, Karolinska InstitutetCampus Solna



(Programme for printing)

9.00 - 9.30    



Welcome and introduction
Moderator: Boris Zhivotovsky, IMM, Karolinska Institutet

Manganese: essential and toxic nutrient
Dean P. Jones, Emory University, Atlanta

Teetering between life and death: regulation by oxygenated phospholipids
Valerian Kagan, University of Pittsburgh

Calcium in death and disease. Then and now
Pierluigi Nicotera, Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen, Bonn 

11.00 - 11.30     
Coffee break


HAMLET and Sten Orrenius - The discovery of a new tumoricidal entity with broad therapeutic efficacy
Catharina Svanborg, Lund University 

Targeting autophagy in cancers
Helin Norberg, Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet

Nanotoxicology: immune sensing of engineered nanomaterials
Bengt Fadeel, IMM, Karolinska Institutet 

Concluding remarks        
Bengt Fadeel, IMM, Karolinska Institutet


The symposium is organized with financial support from 

  • The Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM)
  • The Swedish Society for Medical  Research
  • Radiumhemmets forskningsfonder
Contact person: Anna Persson