Distinguished speakers and oral presentations of Lisbon Polyphenols 2014

Among Scientific Presentations:

Day 1 – June 5, 2014

Flavonoids & Polyphenols as Drugs: Emerging sulfated flavonoids and polyphenols as a new class of anticoagulant agents
Marta Correia da Silva,
University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

Polyphenols & Chronic Inflammatory Diseases: Recent Advances & Mechanistic Perspectives
Diana Jurado Serra,
University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

Human/microbial metabolites of dietary polyphenols: new actions in the cardiovascular context
Daniele Del Rio,
University of Parma, Parma, Italy

Bioactivation of dietary phytochemicals by probiotics and bifidobacteria
Maddalena Rossi, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy

A short-cut to comprehensive health benefits of dietary polyphenols: the nitrate-nitrite-nitric oxide pathway
João Laranjinha,
University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

Targeting Polyphenols to Brain and to Blood-Brain-Barrier: Recent Advances & Perspectives
Anthocyanins crossing biological barriers: recent advances & perspectives
Ana Faria, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

Overview on Daily polyphenols intake from fresh fruits, in particular berries.
Effect of berries metabolites on brain
Claudia Santos,
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnologica, Oeiras, Portugal

Valorization of natural polyphenols for amyloid disorders and mechanisms of action
Amelia Pilar-Rauter,
University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Mechanistic Investigation of Polyphenol Bioactivities in Alzheimer's Disease
Giulio Maria Pasinetti,
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA

Electrochemical Mapping of Polyphenol’s antioxidants activity
Jorge Garrido,
School of Engineering (ISEP) Polytechnic, Porto, Portugal

Polyphenols and drug discovery: is the taming of nature chemistry a solution to surpass clinical trials pitfalls?
Fernanda Borges,
University of Porto, Porto, Portugal  

Global Metabolomics for Discovery of Polyphenols Bioactivity: Unravelling Broad-Spectrum Effects of Xanthohumol in a Rodent Model of Obesity
Fred Stevens,
Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA

Hybrid Antioxidant molecules derived from flavonolignan sylibin

Vladimir Kren, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic

Development of an Antioxidant Rich Beverage and its Influence to Oxidative Stressparameter and Selected Micronutritions in Blood and Urin of Healthy People
Sabine Larsen-Vefring,
Lr Health & Beauty Systems Gmbh, Ahlen, Germany

Pomegranate & Health: What’s Next?
Michael Aviram, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

Regular consumption of a pomegrante and grape juice improves oxidative status and causes metabolome changes in healthy adults

Jara Perez-Jimenez, Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN-CSIC), Madrid, Spain





Day 2 – June 6, 2014

General Overview on Proven record in phytochemical analysis - Focus on ferulic acid and its role in cross-linking of cell wall constituents
Mirko Bunzel,
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

Non-extractable polyphenols or macroantioxidants : Recent advances and Perspectives
Fulgencio D. Saura-Calixto,
Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos y Nutrición, Madrid, Spain

Biorefinery concept with green solvents towards the phenolic valorization
fal Lukasik, National Laboratory for Energy and Geology, Lisbon, Portugal

Polyphenols, Bio-Waste & Bi-Products: The Hidden Gold" for Brewer’s spent grain and Spent Coffee Ground
Solange I. Mussatto, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

Pyranoanthocyanins as novel food colorants
Fabian Weber, University of Bonn, Germany
Polyphenols & Taste: Activation of distinct human bitter taste receptors
Susana Soares, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Beer polyphenols, xanthohumol in inflammation and angiogenesis: recent Advances & Perspectives.
Rita Negrão, Faculty of Medicine of University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Universal Strategy for the recovery of Polyphenols: Targeting Industrials Applications
Charis Galanakis, Galanakis Laboratories, Chania, Greece
Polyphenols and inflammation: should they be considered?
Patricia Valentao, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Polyphenols and Glucosinolates from leaf-salads: Characterization, Antioxidants & Antimicrobial effects
Alfredo Aires, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
Novel Polyphenolic Compounds as Antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents
Artur Manuel Soares da Silva, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Encapsulation modulates the bioavailability of anthocyanins and their degradation products
Elke Richling, Kaiserslautern Technical University, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Polyphenols & Flavonoids Delivery Systems:
- Nanoencapsulation for protective effect against colon-rectal cancer
- Nanoparticles for ocular delivery
Joana Fangueiro, University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal

Polyphenols & Antioxidants Incorporation into Food Packaging: Trends & Perspectives
Ana Sanches Silva, National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal

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