Limna - Lausanne Integrative Metabolism Nutrition Alliance


Thursday 8th November 2018
Olympic Museum - Quai d'Ouchy 1, 1006 Lausanne

Thematic LIMNA SYMPOSIUM - Central regulation of metabolism and feeding -

Organizing committee: Prof. Bart Deplancke, Prof. Béatrice Desvergne, Prof. Lluis Fajas, Prof. Nelly Pitteloud, Prof. Bernard Thorens, Prof. Kei Sakamoto, Prof. Kristina Schoonjans and Dr. Laurence Descamps.


- Daniela Cota, INSERM Neurocentre Magendie, Bordeaux University, France

"Bile acid signaling as novel mechanism in the central control of energy balance"

Sabrina Diano, Yale University School of Medicine, USA  

"Central mitochondria dynamics and metabolism"

- Ted Dinan, University College Cork, Ireland

"Gut microbe to brain communication: implications for psychopharmacology"

Ana I. Domingos, University of Oxford, UK

“Sympathetic Neuroimmunity in Obesity"

Miguel Lopez, CiMUS, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

"Targeting hypothalamic AMPK for the treatment of obesity"

Serge Luquet, University Paris Diderot, France

"Triglyceride sensing in the mesolimbic system and the control of food reward"

Martin G Myers, University of Michigan Medical school, Ann Arbor, USA 

"The CNS control of blood glucose-roles for VMN subpopulations"

Sophie Steculorum, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Cologne, Germany.

"Novel regulators of the central control of feeding and systemic insulin sensitivity"

Deadline for abstract submission for the poster session: October 8, 2018.

Please note that 4 abstracts will be selected for short talks.

Deadline for Registration: October 22, 2018.

Please note that the number of seats is limited.

The symposium is sponsored by:


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