DAY 1 TUESDAY (May 4, 2010)                                                                                                                                                                          AL-KHOZAMA MAIN AUDITORIUM

TIME

PROGRAM

ON-SITE REGISTRATION

8:00-8:30

SESSION I

8:30-9:10

CHAIR PERSONs Omar Al-Attas (KSA) & John Albers (USA)

TITLE

SPEAKER

INTEGRATED APPROACH TO BIOMARKERS PERSPECTIVE

Andrea Peracino (ITALY)

9:10-10:00

OPENING CEREMONY AND EXHIBITION

10:00-10:15

Serum Soluble BAG3 as a Biomarker for Heart Failure

Margot de Marco (ITALY)

10:15-10:30

Heat Shock Protein 70 and IgE are Early Predictors of Myocardial Ischemia and Recovery After Coronary Artery Disease Grafting (CABG)

Amal Baalash (EGYPT)

10:30-10:45

OPEN FORUM

10:45-11:00

Coffee Break

SESSION II

11:00-11:40

CHAIR PERSONs Assim Alfadda (KSA) & Paul Thornalley (UK)

TITLE

SPEAKER

THE ROLE OF BIOMARKERS IN CVD: WHERE DO WE STAND IN 2010?

Wolfgang Koenig (GERMANY)

11:40-11:55

Urinary 8-Hydroxyguanosine as a Biomarker of Microangiopathic Complication in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Shereen Atef (EGYPT)

11:55-12:10

Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase (eNOS) Gene Polymorphisms and their Application as Potential Genetic Biomarkers for Coronary Artery Disease in Saudi Population

Khalid Alkharfy (KSA)

12:10-12:25

OPEN FORUM

12:25-13:30

Lunch

SESSION III

13:30-14:10

CHAIR PERSONs Yousef Al-Saleh (KSA) & Mansour Al-Nozha

 

TITLE

SPEAKER

PHOSPHOLIPID TRANSFER PROTEIN AND SELECTED BIOMARKERS IN CARDIOVASCULAR AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

John Albers (USA)

 

14:10-14:25

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (Ace) and Methylene Tetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) Gene Polymorphisms among Saudi Cases with Complicated Hypertension

Ahmad Settin (EGYPT)

14:25-14:40

Correlation of Peripheral Blood Flow, Plasma Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor, Fibroblast Growth Factor, Fatty Acid Synthase, Intercellular Adhesion Molecules, and Adrenomodullin in Diabetic Peripheral Vascular Disease

Faten Zakareia (EGYPT)

14:40-15:00

OPEN FORUM

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30- 17:00

MEET THE EXPERT

MEET THE LADY EXPERT (Females only)

 

CONSOLIDATED OR NOVEL BIOMARKERS: HOW TO CHOOSE?

DIABETES IN THE YOUNG PEOPLE AND ETHNICITY

 

Andrea Peracino (Italy)

Santica Marcovina (USA)

 

DAY 2 WEDNESDAY (May 5, 2010)                                                                                                                                                                  AL-KHOZAMA MAIN AUDITORIUM

TIME

PROGRAM

8:00-9:00

POSTER PRESENTATION/EXHIBITION

SESSION IV

CHAIR PERSONs Nasser Al-Daghri (KSA) & Naila Rabbani (UK)

 

TITLE

SPEAKER

9:00-9:40

BIOMARKERS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE AND PHARMACODIAGNOSTICS

Rodolfo Paoletti (ITALY)

9:40-9:55

The Arg-Gly Polymorphism in B2-adrenergic Receptor Gene is Linked to Obesity, Hypertriglyceridemia and Hyperleptinemia in Saudis

Maha Daghestani (KSA)

9:55-10:10

Elevated  Erythrocyte Plasma Membrane Redox System is an Early Marker of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Syed Ibrahim Rizvi (INDIA)

10:10-10:30

OPEN FORUM

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break

SESSION V

CHAIR PERSONs Khalid Alharfy (KSA) & George Chrousos (GREECE)

 

TITLE

SPEAKER

10:45-11:25

INTEGRATION OF MICROARRAY ANALYSIS INTO DRUG TARGET DISCOVERY

Lee Eiden (USA)

11:25-11:40

Study of Protein Biomarker for DM Type 2 and Role of High Dose Thiamine on their Levels

Samreen Riaz (PAKISTAN)

11:40-11:55

ScaI Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Gene Polymorphism and Hypertension in Tunisian Population

Hayet Soualmia (TUNISIA)

11:55-12:15

OPEN FORUM

12:15-13:30

Lunch

POSTER PRESENTATION/EXHIBITION

SESSION VI

CHAIR PERSONs Ali Al-Ghamdi (KSA) & Andrea Peracino (ITALY)

 

TITLE

SPEAKER

13:30-14:10

BIOMARKERS OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND INFLAMMATION IN YOUTH WITH TYPE 1 AND TYPE 2 DIABETES

Prof. Santica Marcovina (USA)

 

14:10-14:25

Adiposity and Insulin Resistance Correlate with Telomere Length in Middle-Aged Arabs: The Influence of Circulating Adiponectin

Shaun Sabico (KSA)

14:25-14:40

Application of Multiple Biomarkers to Risk Stratification in Type 2 Diabetes

Michael Kenna (USA)

14:40-15:00

OPEN FORUM

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-17:00

MEET THE EXPERTS

MEET THE LADY EXPERT (Females only)

 

INFLAMMATION, ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND OBESITY

 

PROTEIN DAMAGE-BASED BIOMARKERS IN DIABETES

 

Filippo Crea  (Italy) & Sudhesh Kumar

 

Naila Rabbani (UK)

20:00

GALA DINNER

 

 

 

DAY 3 THURSDAY (May 6, 2010)                                                                                                                                                                      AL-KHOZAMA MAIN AUDITORIUM

TIME

PROGRAM

8:00-9:00

POSTER PRESENTATION/EXHIBITION

SESSION VII

CHAIR PERSONs Majed Alokail (KSA) & Lee Eiden (USA)

 

TITLE

SPEAKER

9:00-9:40

ROLE OF INFLAMMATION BIOMARKERS IN PRIMARY PREVENTION

Filippo Crea (ITALY)

9:40:10:15

PROTEIN DAMAGE-BASED BIOMARKERS FOR METABOLIC CONTROL,  RISK OF VASCULAR COMPLICATIONS AND THERAPEUTIC MONITORING IN DIABETES

Paul Thornalley (UK)

10:15-10:30

OPEN FORUM

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break

SESSION VIII

CHAIR PERSONs Mohammed Aldahmesh (KSA) & Santica Marcovina (USA)

 

TITLE

SPEAKER

10:45-11:25

BIOMARKERS FOR CHRONIC METABOLIC DISEASES

Sudhesh Kumar (UK)

11:25-12:00

BIOLOGICAL MARKERS OF SLEEP AND SLEEPING DISORDERS

George Chrousos (GREECE)

12:00-12:15

OPEN FORUM

12:15-13:00

CLOSING CEREMONY