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MitOX 2020


The Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health invites you to MitOX 2020 on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th December 2020. It's an annual meeting packed with short talks and posters on cancer metabolism, neuroscience, diabetes, mitochondrial disorders and general mitochondrial biology. This two day virtual conference is ideal for researchers with an interest in mitochondria from academia and pharma. It will include a range of short talks and posters on cancer metabolism, neuroscience, diabetes, mitochondrial disorders and general mitochondrial biology. 


MitOX 2020 Speakers:

Thursday 3 December 2020
Karl Morten Welcome University of Oxford
Heart and Endothelium 
Mark Crabtree Citrate and itaconate in inflammatory activation
in cardiovascular medicine.
University of Oxford
Carolyn Carr Can we model the diabetic human heart in a
dish using iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes?
University of Oxford
Emy Bosseboeuf  Neuropilin-1 controls endothelial homeostasis
by regulating mitochondrial function and iron-dependent oxidative stress via ABCB8
Queen Mary, London
Kerstin Timm AMPK activation by AICAR prevents doxorubicin-induced heart failure in rats University of Oxford
Mitophagy and Mitochondrial Biology
Nicholas T Ktistakis The dynamics of mitochondrial autophagy (Pollard Lecture) Babraham Institute, University of Cambridge
Jo Poulton Mitophagy in mitochondrial diseases. University of Oxford
Jo Howson MtDNA and diabetes. University of Oxford
Ana Lima Differences in mitochondrial activity trigger cell competition during early mouse development Imperial College, London


Friday 4 December 2020
Geoff Higgins Repurposing atovaquone as a novel tumour
hypoxia modifier: results from the ATOM clinical trial
University of Oxford
Tim Sparey Impact of Mitochondrial Targeting Antibiotics on
Mitochondrial Function and Proliferation of Cancer Cells. 
Jessica Whitburn Metabolic profiling of prostate cancer cells within
skeletal microenvironments identifies G6PD as a key
mediator of bone-metastatic prostate cancer growth and survival.
University of Oxford
Monika Golinska Metabolic survival mechanisms and the peroxisome-mitochondria link in HIF deficient cells University of Cambridge 
Mitochondrial Medicine
James Mccullagh  IDH mutations in cancer.     University of Oxford
Karl Morten Plasma Metabolomics in ME/CFS: a tale of two cohorts. University of Oxford
Bhupesh Prusty Mitochondrial architecture decides the niche for pathogenic survival. University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Melis Karabulutoglu Mechanisms of radiation leukaemogenesis,
characterisation of haematopoietic stem cells and modulation of risk
University of Oxford


For participation in the virtual conference, please follow the link below:

Booking Link

Please note: the last booking date for this event is Sunday 29th November 2020. For all conference enquiries, please contact