Dutch Society for Stem Cell Research

DSSCR 2018

11th Dutch Stem Cell Meeting

May 4 2018, UMCU, Utrecht


Isabella Mengarelli

Gβ5 p.S81L causes bradycardia by increasing the acetylcholine-activated potassium current and augmenting cholinergic response.

Axel Rosendahl Huber

Somatic mutations in hematopoietic stem cells reveal lineage relationships and age-related mutagenesis.

Arthur Svendsen

Identification of a novel receptor associated with hematopoietic stem cell aging.

Jorik M. van Rijn

Human intestinal organoids as a model for intestinal failure and aberrant lipid metabolism in patients with DGAT1 deficiency.

Andries Groen

Construction of functional thyroid tissue from primary murine and human thyroid organoids.

Willianne I.M. Vonk

Neural stem cell proteostasis is rewired upon differentiation and aging.


Keynote lectures

Ali Ertürk

(Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research (ISD) Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich)
Panoptic imaging of disease mechanisms in transparent mice.

Verena Schwach

Expandable human Cardiovascular Progenitors as a tool to regenerate the murine heart after myocardial infarction.

Yaser Atlasi

Epigenetic reprogramming of the 3D chromatin landscape in ground state pluripotency.

Kyle Loh

(Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine Stanford University School of Medicine, California USA)
Logically reconstituting the development of various human cell-types from pluripotent stem cells.

Marti Borkent

Nudt21 controls cell fate by connecting alternative polyadenylation to chromatin signaling.

Cathelijne W. van den Berg

Mouse Renal Subcapsular Transplantation of Human PSC-derived Kidney Organoids Induces Neo-Vasculogenesis and Significant Glomerular and Tubular Maturation In Vivo.

Malin Parmar

(Developmental and Regenerative Neurobiology, Lund University, Sweden)
Repairing the brain using stem cells.


The award winners

For the best presentation at the 11th Annual DSSCR Meeting 2018 are
Cathelijne van den Berg, Jorik van Rijn and Andries Groen.