Scientific programme

Preliminary programme overview

Conference venue is Clarion Hotel Sign, downtown Stockholm, close to Stockholm Central station.

Workshop day / Special Interest Groups (SIGs).

09:00-17:00 Four Parallel SIGs, please see SIG programme

09:00 – 18:30 Scientific sessions, parallel symposia and keynote lectures in plenary

19:00 c:a     Welcome Reception


09:00 – 17:00 Scientific sessions, parallel symposia and keynote in plenary

17:00 – 19:00 Posters, podcast and prosecco

19:30 – late   Conference Dinner at Clarion Hotel Sign


09:00 – 12:30 Scientific sessions, parallel symposia and keynote in plenary

Conference closes at 12:30


Selected Confirmed Symposia for SPS 2021, 3-5 September

  1. Cardiac physiology: Title TBD. Chairs: William Louch, University of Oslo, Norway. Prof. Pasi Tavi. University of Eastern Finland, Finland
  2. Developmental physiology: Epigenetic Inheritance of Disease: Effects of Parental Health on Offspring Development. Chairs: Elisabet Stener-Victorin and Qiaolin Deng, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
  3. Exercise physiology: Effects and Mechanisms of Exercise for Life-Style Diseases. Chair: Mikko Tulppo, University of Oulu, Finland
  4. Fysiologföreningen presents:Across the Great Divide: Recent Insights into the Structure and Function of Trans-Membrane Channels and Pumps. Chairs: Christian Broberger, Stockholm University, Sweden + TBD
  5. Computational physiology: Title TBD. Chairs: Johan Hoffman, Royal School of Technology, Sweden + TBD
  6. Metabolism: Mitochondrial Network Dynamics – How Structure Alters Function. Chairs: Prof. Neoma Tove Boardman, The Artic University, Norway. Assist. Prof. Rob Wűst, Vrije University, Netherlands
  7. Metabolism: Interorgan communication (title will be updated). Chairs: Jorge Ruas, Karolinska Institutet + TBD
  8. Muscle physiology: Muscle memory and adaptation to exercise in humans. Chairs: Jessica Norrbom and Håkan Westerblad, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden + TBD
  9. Neurophysiology/Neuroscience:Metabolic Regulation of the Dopamine Reward System. Chairs: Suzanne Dickson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden and Assoc. Prof Konstantinos Meletis, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
  10. Pathophysiology: COVID19 – Impact on Physiology. Chairs: TBD
  11. Renal physiology: Mechanisms Contributing to AKI and CKD – Novel Therapeutic Targets and Strategies. Chairs: Prof Enyin Lai, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China and Assoc. Prof Mattias Carlström, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
  12. Water and electrolyte homeostasis:Novel Roles of the Extracellular Microenviroment in Salt and Water metabolism. Chair: Helge Wiig, University of Bergen, Norway
  13. Na,K-ATPase signal transduction in control of homeostasis. Charis: Vladimir Machkov Aarhus University, Alexander Chibalin, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.
  14. TBD


Contact us

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Key dates

31 Aug, 2020: Deadline for symposia proposals
Dec, 2020: Registration and abstract submission opens
1 April, 2021: Deadline for abstract submissions
1 June, 2021: Last date for early-bird registration
2 Sept, 2021: Special interest group seminars
3-5 Sept, 2021: Main meeting Scandinavian Physiological Society

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