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Schedule Day 1

12th of September 2019


            Festsaal


08:20 to 08:45     OPENING REMARKS
                                   Alexandra Kautzky-Willer, President of the IGM
                                   Kristina Hametner, Head of the Vienna Women's Health Programme
                                   Peter Hacker, Executive City Councillor of Vienna for Social Affairs, Public Health and Sports
                                   Ines Stilling, Federal Minister for Women, Families and Youth

08:45 to 09:15     KEYNOTE-LECTURE
                                  Chair:       Alexandra Kautzky-Willer (AT)
                                  The Intelligent Genome: What Mediates Adaptation?
                                   Marianne J. Legato (US)

09:25 to 10:45    POLICIES TO IMPROVE MEN’S AND WOMEN’S HEALTH
                                  Chair:       Kristina Hametner (AT)
                                                     Alexandra Kautzky-Willer (AT)
Prioritising Sex and Gender Equity in Health in Europe
Peggy Maguire (IE)
Focusing on Women’s Health: Policies That Work? Experiences from an Austrian Initiative
Beate Wimmer-Puchinger (AT), Sylvia Gaiswinkler (AT)
The Italian Law on Gender Medicine (The First State Law in the World)
Paola Boldrini (IT)
Gender and E-Health
Jeanine E. Roeters van Lennep (NL)

10:55 to 12:35     GENDER, SEX AND CHRONOBIOLOGY (THE BIOLOGICAL CLOCK)
                                   Chair:       Marek Glezerman (IL)
                                                    Dov Feldberg (IL)

Gender and Sex Aspects of the Biological Clock
Marek Glezerman (IL)
Chronotype, Gender and Health
Roberto Manfredini (IT)
The Biological Clock in Human Reproduction
Dov Feldberg (IL)
The Biological Clock and Sleep
Riva Tauman (IL)

13:15 to 14:25     HOW TO GET DIVERSITY INTO MEDICAL RESEARCH AND TEACHING
                                   Chair:       Anita Rieder (AT)
                                                    Sabine Oertelt-Prigione (NL)

Session Introduction
Anita Rieder (AT)
To Get Gender Medicine into Research and Teaching You Have to Include This Topic in the Curricula of All Health Professions
Margarethe Hochleitner (AT)
Why so Slow? Content and Context in Gender Medicine
Sabine Oertelt-Prigione (NL)
Reducing the Gender Gap in Medical Academic Activities in Japan
Miyuki Katai (JP)

14:35 to 15:55     SEX AND GENDER IN CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH
                                   Chair:       Ineke Klinge (NL)
                                                    Karin Schenck-Gustafsson (SE)
Sex and Gender and Cardiovascular Medicine
Hiroaki Shimokawa (JP)
Gender Differences in Heart-Brain Interactions: Is It All in the Mind?
Catherine Gebhard (CH)
Sex and Gender Differences in Cholesterol Metabolism
Susanna Hofmann (DE)
Sex and Gender – Vascular Stiffness
Ute Seeland (DE)

16:05 to 17:40     IMMUNOLOGY, RHEUMATOLOGY AND PAIN: ARE WOMEN DIFFERENT?
                                   Chair:       Erika Jensen-Jarolim (AT)
                                                    Irene van der Horst-Bruinsma (NL)
Sex Differences in Immunity and Immune-Mediated Disease
Elena Ortona (IT)
Sex and Gender in Allergology
Erika Jensen-Jarolim (AT)
Sex Differences in Invisible Illnesses: Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, and Hypermobolity Disorders
Katelyn A. Bruno (US)
Blood Sera of Women Affected by Fibromyalgia: An NMR Metabolomics Analysis
Manuela Grimaldi, Michela Buonocore, Carmen Ricciardelli, Arianna Pallavicini, Paola Sabatini, Patrizia Amato, Anna Maria D’Ursi (IT)
Gender and Pain: Theoretical Fondations and Proctical Applications
Kateryna Ostrovska (UA)


   Grosse Bibliothek
 

09:25 to 10:45     GENDER MEDICINE: JAPANESE PERSPECTIVE
                                   Chair:       Hiroaki Shimokawa (JP)
                                                    Miyuki Katai (JP)

Sex Differences in the Management of Heart Failure
Kotaro Nochioka (JP)
Multicenter Studies in Japan on Subjective Symptoms and Diagnosis at Internal Medicine – in Consideration of Sex, Gender and Age Differences in Medicine
Jinko Yokota (JP)
Development of AI Diagnostic Navigation System (WaiSE) for Women's Medical Care Assistance
Miyuki Katai (JP)
Clinical Features Coronaary Artery Disease in Japan
Hiroaki Kawano (JP)

10:55 to 12:15     SEX RELATED ASPECTS IN BASIC RESEARCH
                                   Chair:       Renée Ventura-Clapier (FR)
                                                    Catherine Gebhard (CH)

Sex, Hormones and Macrophage Activation in Cardiovascular Disease
Maria-Luisa Barcena de Arellano (DE)
Sex Differences in Myocarditis and DCM: A Personalized Medicine Approach for Men and Women
DeLisa Fairweather (US)
Sex Difference in Coronary Artery Disease
Hester den Ruijter (NL)
Sex Differences in Mitochondrial Function
Renée Ventura-Clapier (FR)

13:15 to 14:15     SEX, GENDER AND AGING
                                   Chair:       Giovanella Baggio (IT)
                                                    Jürgen Harreiter (AT)

La pura women’s health resort: Healthy Aging and Well-Being Exclusively for Women
Sabine Fröhlich (AT)
Inflammaging and Gender Differences
Giovanella Baggio (IT)
Sex and Gender Specific Phenotypes in Alzheimer's Disease – the Gateway to Precision Medicine
Maria T. Ferretti (CH)

14:25 to 15:25     OP 1: ENDOCRINOLOGY: SEX AND GENDER MATTER!
                                   Chair:       Yvonne Winhofer (AT)
                                                    Franck Mauvais-Jarvis (US)

Metabolomic Profiles Differentiate Men and Women in Accordance with Metabolic Disease
Miriam Hufgard-Leitner, Karoline Leitner, Lena Fragner, Martin Brenner, Xiauliang Sun, Wolfram Weckwerth, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer (AT)
The Nuclear Membrane Estrogen Receptors Define the Diagnosis and Treatment of Gender Specific Medicine Disease
Edward M. Lichten (US)
Large-Scale Screening of Organ-Specific Autoantibodies in Patients with Autoimmune Thyroid Diseaseas
Brunetta Porcelli, Serenella Civitelli, Antonella Tabucchi, Alessandro Pini, Francesca Cinci, Lucia Terzuoli, Maria Romana Bacarelli, Silvia Cantara, Ilda Dalmazio, Carlo Scapellato, Maria Grazia Castagna, Tania Pilli (IT)
Gender Differences in Osteoporosis
Lia Ginaldi, Maria Maddalena Sirufo, Daniela Di Silvestre, Massimo De Martinis (IT)

16:05 to 17:20     SEX AND GENDER IN ONCOLOGY
                                   Chair:       Monika Ferlitsch (AT)
                                                    Maria Sibilia (AT)

Sex Differences in Gastro-Intestinal Cancers
Anna Dorothea Wagner (AT)
Sex and Gender Aspects of Urology and Urological Cancers
Harun Fajkovic (AT)
Drug-Utilization Pattern of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Related to Gender at the University Hospital of Siena, Italy
Andrea Spini, Francesco Salvo, Giuseppe Roberto, Valerio Ciccone, Alessandra Pascucci, Pietro Rosellini, Edoardo Francini, Sandra Donnini, Rosa Gini, Marina Ziche (IT, FR)
X-Chromosome-Linked MiR-548am-5p Is a Key Regulator of Mitochondria-Mediated Apoptosis and Is Implicated in XX and XY Cell Disparity
Paola Matarrese, Paolo Tieri, Simona Anticoli, Barbara Ascione, Maria Conte, Claudio Franceschi, Walter Malorni, Stefano Salvioli, Anna Ruggieri (IT)


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10:55 to 12:10     PP 1: GENDER MEDICINE IN EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE
                                   Chair:       Margarethe Hochleitner (AT)
                                                    Anita Holzinger (AT)
Global Health and Gender Education: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Serenella Civitelli, Alessandra Viviani (IT)
Focus Gender – Medical Students Gender Specific Perception and Attitudes Towards Burdens of the Everyday Student Life.
Verena Steiner-Hofbauer, Mesküre Capan Melser, Anita Holzinger (AT)
Gender Integration in the Pregraduate Medical Curricula: A Swiss Perspective
Alexina Legros-Lefeuvr, Joëlle Schwarz, Virginie Schlüter, Carole Clair (CH)
Integrating a Gender Perspective into Core Curriculum of Medical Students
Serenella Civitelli, Rosa D’Amico, Brunetta Porcelli, Piersante Sestini (IT)
A Conceptual Framework: Gender Medicine versus Gender in Medicine
Gamze Aktuna (TR)
Reflexivity on Gender Bias in Clinical Practice: A Tool for Medical Education Implemented in Switzerland

Joëlle Schwarz, Elisa Geiser, Carole Clair (CH)
The Relevance of Hidden Curriculum in Health Professional Formation
Serenella Civitelli, Ferretti Fabio, Anna Coluccia, Roberto Gusinu and the Gender Health and Medicine Group of the  University Hospital of Siena (IT)
Gender Medicine in the Programs of the Italian Public Institutions: The Role of FNOMCeO
Teresita Mazzei, Filippo Anelli and Franco Lavalle (IT)
Health and Gender Medicine: A Cutting-Edge Formative Experience Promoted by the University of Florence
Cinzia Fatini, Michela Cirillo, Linda Vignozzi, Domenico Prisco, Teresita Mazzei (IT)
Gender Medicine Multimedia Library: An Apulian Experimental Project
Anna Maria Moretti, Orazio Valerio Giannico, Annavita Perrone (IT)

13:10 to 14:25     PP 2: SEX AND GENDER IN CARDIOMETABOLIC DISEASES
                                   Chair:       Hester den Ruijter (NL)
                                                    DeLisa Fairweather (US)

Reporting of Sex-Specific Outcomes in Trials on Cardiovascular Disease: Where is the Progress?
M.M. Schreuder, E. Boersma, M. Kavousi, L.E. Visser, J.W. Roos-Hesselink, J. Versmissen, J.E. Roeters van Lennep (NL)
Role of Endometriosis in Defining Cardiovascular Risk in Women: An Interdisciplinary Approach of Gender Medicine
M Cirillo, ME Coccia, F Rizzello, T Ciarambino, C Fatini (IT)
Sex Differences in Prognostic Impacts of Serum Uric Acid Levels in Heart Failure - Insights from the CHART-2 Study-
Takahide Fujihashi, Yasuhiko Sakata, Kotaro Nochioka, Hajime Aoyanagi, Shinsuke Yamanaka, Hideka Hayashi, Takashi Shiroto, Koichiro Sugimura, Jun Takahashi, Satoshi Miyata, Hiroaki Shimokawa (JP)
Daylight Saving Time and Circulatory Deaths: Are There Differences by Sex? Data from the Veneto Region of Italy
Roberto Manfredini, Rosaria Cappadona, Ruana Tiseo, Fabio Fabbian, Alfredo De Giorgi, Giulia Capodaglio, Ugo Fedeli (IT)
Gender Differences of an Impact of Variant Mitochondrial Dehydrogenase Type2 Genotype in Patients with ST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction
Toshifumi Ishida, Yuji Mizuno, Yuichiro Arima, Eisaku Harada, Takayoshi Yamashita, Koichiro Fujisue, Seiji Takashio, Eiichiro Yamamoto, Satoru Suzuki, Kenji Sakamoto, Koichi Kaikita, Kentaro Oniki, Junji Saruwatari, Seiji Hokimoto, Hirofumi Yasue, Kenichi Tsujita (JP)
Relationship between Uric Acid, Renal Dysfunction, and Left Ventricular Remodeling in Hypertensive Women
Akiko Yoshikawa, Shuichi Hamasaki, Satoko Ojima, Mitsuru Oishi (JP)
Sex Differences and Real World Registry in a Cryptogenic Ischemic Stroke via Patent Foramen Ovale
Shigefumi Fukui, Shunsuke Tatebe, Ryo Konno, Yosuke Terui, Haruka Satoh, Saori Yamamoto, Kotaro Nochioka, Kimio Satoh, Koichiro Sugimura, Hiroaki Shimokawa (JP)
Capillaroscopic alterations in the Phenomenon of Raynaud in Men and Women
Maria Maddalena Sirufo, Massimo De Martinis, Lia Ginaldi (IT)
Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as Alternatives to Animal Models for Studying Sex Differences
Judith Lechner, Georg Kern, Elisabeth Feifel, Anja Wilmes, Paul Jennings, Gerhard Gstraunthaler (AT, NL)
Effect of Gender on Hypoglycemia's Risk and Worse Clinical Outcome Among Diabetic Patients Admitted to Internal Medicine Departments
E. Barbagelata, F. Tangianu, I. Ambrosino, T. Ciarambino, C. Politi, and "F.A.D.O.I. Giovani Group" (IT)

 

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Schedule Day 2

13th of September 2019

 
          
Festsaal 

08:45 to 09:15     KEYNOTE-LECTURE
                                   Chair:       Alexandra Kautzky-Willer (AT)
                                   Sex and Gender in Complex Systems
                                   Peter Klimek (AT)

09:25 to 10:45     SUGAR AND FAT: SEX AND GENDER DIFFERENCES?
                                   Chair:       Alexandra Kautzky-Willer (AT)
                                                    Judith Regensteiner (US)
Metabolic Effects of Androgens and Estrogens
Franck Mauvais-Jarvis (US)
Lipid Lowering Therapies: Does Gender Matter?
Thomas Stulnig (AT)
Sex and Gender Differences in Antihyperglycemic Treatment
Alexandra Kautzky-Willer (AT)
Sex Differences in the Cardiovascular Consequences of Type 2 Diabetes
Judith Regensteiner (US)

10:55 to 11:55     DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN IN CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE
                                   Chair:       Mia von Euler (SE)
                                                    Maria T. Ferretti (CH)

Sex and Gender Differences in Stroke and Dementia
Mia von Euler (SE)
Carotid Surgery in Men and Women
Rebecka Hultgren (SE)
Arrhythmias in Women and Men
Karin Schenck-Gustafsson (SE)

12:55 to 14:15     SEX, HORMONES AND TRANSGENDER
                                   Chair:       Ulrike Kaufmann (AT)
                                                    Sabina Baumgartner-Parzer (AT)
Sexual Function, Gender Role and Sexual Preference in Females with Classical versus Nonclassical Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Marie-Helene Schernthaner-Reiter, Sabina Baumgartner-Parzer, Hans Christian Egarter, Kathrin Kirchheiner, Michael Krebs, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer, Anton Luger, Michaela Bayerle-Eder (AT)
Transgender and the Brain
Rupert Lanzenberger (AT)
Cardiometabolic Effects of Cross Sex Hormone Therapy in Transgender Patients
Lana Kosi Trebotic, Carola Deischinger, Anita Thomas, Ivica Just-Kukurova, Siegfried Trattnig, Ulrike Kaufmann, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer (AT)
The Contribution of the Italian National Institute of Health on Transgender Health
Marina Pierdominici, Matteo Marconi, Maria Luisa Dupuis, Luciana Giordani, Carmela Santangelo, Angela Ruocco, Maria Teresa Pagano, Paola Matarrese, Walter Malorni, Alessandra Carè (IT)

14:25 to 15:25     PINK BRAIN – BLUE BRAIN?
                                   Chair:       Rupert Lanzenberger (AT)
                                                    Karyn M. Frick (US)

Sex and Gender Differences in the Brain; a Whole Body Perspective
Geert de Vries (US)
Sex Differences in the Molecular Regulation of Memory: Implications for the Development of Sex-Specific Treatments for Memory Dysfunction
Karyn M. Frick (US)
Women's Brain Health and Aging
Nicole J. Gervais (CA)

15:35 to 15:50     CLOSING REMARKS

16:00 to 17:00     IGM GENERAL ASSEMBLY


   Grosse Bibliothek
 

09:25 to 10:35     OP 2: IMPACT OF SEX AND GENDER ON CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
                                   Chair:       Vera Regitz-Zagrosek (DE)
                                                    Karin Humphries (CH)

Session Introduction
Vera Regitz-Zagrosek (DE)
Cardiac Symptoms and Menstruation: A Risky period? – The Cycle Study I
MM Schreuder, M Sunamura, A Maassen van den Brink, M Kavousi, E Boersma, JE Roeters van Lennep (NL)
Gender Differences in the Risk Factors Associated with Atherosclerosis by Carotid Intima-Media Thickness, Plaque Score and Pulse Wave Velocity
Satoko Ojima, Takuro Kubozono, Shin Kawasoe, Takeko Kawabata, Masaaki Miyata, Hironori Miyahara, Shigeho Maenohara, Mitsuru Ohishi (JP)
Sex Differences in Patients with Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Japan – A Report from the Miyagi AMI Registry
Koichi Sato, Jun Takahashi, Kiyotaka Hao, Yasuhiko Sakata, Hiroaki Shimokawa (JP)
Pulmonary Embolism and Gender: An Observational Study
Tiziana Ciarambino, Ombretta Para, Cecilia Politi, Orazio Giannico, Anna Maria Moretti (IT)

12:55 to 14:10     HOW TO INTEGRATE SEX AND GENDER IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
                                   Chair:       Vera Regitz-Zagrosek (DE)
                                                    Alberto Marra (IT)
Internal Medicine Assessment of Gender Differences in Europe: A Project of the European Federation of Internal Medicine
Alberto Marra (IT)
Gender Score Construction Based on Retrospective Data Analysis in the Berlin Aging Study II (BASE-II)
Tauseef Neuman (DE)
How to Measure Gender? Developing a Context-Specific Gender Index to Improve Health Research in Switzerland
Joana Le Boudec, Joëlle Schwarz, Carole Clair (CH)
The GOING-FWD (Gender Outcomes INternational Group: to Further Well-being Development) Project
Valeria Raparelli (IT)

14:25 to 15:25     OP 3: SEX, GENDER AND DRUGS
                                   Chair:       Michael Wolzt (AT)
                                                    Karolina Kublickiene (SE)

Described Differences between Men and Women Regarding Antiretroviral Drugs for Treatment of HIV
Mia von Euler, Jaran Eriksen, Linnéa Karlsson-Lind, Karin Schenck-Gustafsson (SE)
Utilization of Antiepileptic Drugs in Men and Women with Stroke
Linnéa Karlsson Lind, Mia von Euler (SE)
The Diagnosis of Osteoporosis in Statin-Treated Women and Men is Dose-Dependent
Michael Leutner, Caspar Matzhold, Luise Bellach, Carola Deischinger, Jürgen Harreiter, Stefan Thurner, Peter Klimek, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer (AT, US)
Differences in Discontinuation of Statin Treatment in Women and Men with Advanced Cancer Disease
Helena Bergström, Elsa Brånvall, Maria Helde-Frankling, Linda Björkhem-Bergman (SE)


Poster area
 

10:55 to 11:55     PP 3 GENDER, DIVERSITY AND VIOLENCE
                                   Chair:       Sabine Völkl-Kernstock (AT)
                                                    Thomas Wenzel (AT)
Gender Violence: A Study of Awareness Implementation at the University Hospital of Ferrara, Italy
Rosaria Cappadona, Roberta Capucci, Camilla Paganelli, Monica Rizzati, Fabio Fabbian, Roberto Manfredini, Greco P, Maria Aurora Rodriguez Borrego, Pablo Jesus Lopez Soto (IT, ES)
Gender Related Violence: An Observational Study
Tiziana Ciarambino, Ilenzia Sanzo, Ilaria Boccagna, Carla Iuliano, Raffaella Ferrucci, Filomena Maietta, Giuseppina Quintili, Laura Leoncini, Cecilia Politi, Mauro Giordano (IT)
Connecting Midwives and Violence Prevention Institutions – One Step in Fighting Violence Against Women
Heidi Siller, Manuel Pittl, Christoph Zenzmaier, Susanne Perkhofer, Margarethe Hochleitner, Martina König-Bachmann (AT)
Gender Differences in Dentists’ Working Practices and Job Satisfaction in Germany
Christiane Gleissner, Nina Düchting, Ulrike Uhlmann, James Deschner (DE)
Masculinity is Associated with Male Medical Students’ Discomfort with Regard to Asking Patients about Sexual Health Issues
Nikola Komlenac, Margarethe Hochleitner (AT)
Mistreatment and Incivility at the Medical University of Innsbruck – Focusing on Muslim Students
Gloria Tauber, Heidi Siller, Silvia Exenberger, Margarethe Hochleitner (AT)

12:55 to 13:55     PP 4 SEX AND GENDER IN PSYCHOLOGY AND REHABILITATION
                                   Chair:       Alexander Kautzky (AT)
                                                    Hester den Ruijter (NL)
Sex and Gender Specific Aspects in the Development of Post Stroke Depression and Its Effects on Neuro-Rehabilitation Success
Jürgen Harreiter, Ulrich Schneeweiss, Wolfhard Klein, Hermann Moser, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer (AT)
Malnutrition Influence and Outcome in Cardiovascular Rehabilitation: Pilot Study
Guttmann, S.M. Hörsit-Kollmann, C. Prenner, A. Deutsch, M. Kristoferitsch, A. Krautsack, E. Wappl, W. Kullich, B. Thauerer, J. Strametz-Juranek (AT)
Sex Related Differences in Major Depression in an Austrian Sample: Evidence for the Necessity of Gender Specific Treatment
Karin Schwalsberger, Bernd Reininghaus, Nina Dalkner, Laura Antonia Lehner, Alexandra Rieger, Eva Reininghaus (AT)
Gender Gap in Diagnosis of Depression More Prevalent in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients than Non-Diabetics in Austria
Carola Deischinger, Elma Dervic, Lana Kosi-Trebotic, Alexander Kautzky, Peter Klimek, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer (AT)
Lack of Gender-Specific Knowledge on How Psychological Factors Contribute to Pre-Hospital Delay after Myocardial Infarction
Sophie H. Bots, Karlijn B. Rombouts, Hajo W. Boersma, Mark C. H. de Groot, Saskia Haitjema, Hester M. den Ruijter (NL)
Real Men don’t Cry – Gender Differences in Coping with Cancer
Anahita Paula Rassoulian (AT)
Self-Harm and Suicidality – Are there Gender Specific Causes?
Hannah Münch, Manuel Sprung, Lore Streibl, Elmar Kaiser, Fritz Riffer (AT)

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