Topics for the Scientific Program (tentative)
1. Pharmacological and nutritional regulation of heme oxygenase
2. Heme oxygenase in tissue repair and remodeling
3. Heme oxygenase and stem cells
4. Transcriptional and translational regulation of heme oxygenase
5. Heme oxygenase in cellular immunity and inflammation
6. Heme oxygenase in cardiovascular physiology and pathology
7. Heme oxygenase in metabolic disorders
8. Heme oxygenase in neurodegenerative disorders
9. Bilirubin and biliverdin reductase
10. Heme oxygenase and iron metabolism
11. Physiologic functions of carbon monoxide and other gaseous molecules
12. Novel tools and techniques for the study of heme oxygenase
13. Nrf2 and heme oxygenase axis in cellular adaptive stress response
14. Epigenetics and heme oxygenase
15. Heme oxygenase-2
16. Controversial functions of heme oxygenase
17. Other subjects