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15th International & 14th European Congress of Endocrinology

Prize Lectures and Biographical Notes

The Fondation IPSEN Prize Lecture

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Common Threads: Epigenetics, Metabolism and the Clock

Sassone-Corsi Paolo

Circadian rhythms govern a number of fundamental physiological functions in almost all organisms, from prokaryotes to humans. The circadian clocks are intrinsic time-tracking systems with which organisms can anticipate environmental changes and adapt to the appropriate time of day. Disruption of these rhythms can have a profound influence to human health and has been linked to depression, insomnia, jet lag, coronary heart disease, neurodegenerative disorders and cancer. At the...

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The Fondation IPSEN Prize Winner

Paolo Sassone-Corsi

Paolo Sassone-Corsi, California, USA AbstractPaolo Sassone-Corsi is Donald Bren Professor at the University of California, Irvine, where he is Director of the Center for Epigenetics and Metabolism. He is also External Member of the Max-Planck Institute, Germany. Paolo Sassone-Corsi is an internationally recognized leader in the field of genetics and cell bi...