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 NEWS  19th Jan 2010

Knowledge V Conference now booking

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The fifth annual KnO2wledge conference will be held on the 11th and 12th of May 2010. This two day event will focus on results from the Caudwell Xtreme Everest expedition 2007 including lectures from all of the core CXE investigators and many eminent guests from the fields of altitude and hypoxia research.

Preliminary Programme

 Knowledge 2010_Draft programme.pdf (1.36 MB)

May 11th ? 12th 2010
Central London

DAY 1: Tuesday May 11th 2010

9.00-9.30 John West: Research at altitude: a historical prospective
9.30-10.00 Mike Grocott: Caudwell Xtreme Everest: Aims and introduction

10:30?11:00 Jim Milledge: The history of oxygen delivery at altitude
11:00-11:30 Dan Martin: Arterial oxygen content and oxygen delivery
11:30-12:00 Can Ince: The microcirculation at altitude

13:00?13:30 Paolo Ceretelli: The history of exercise physiology at altitude
13:30-14:00 Denny Levett: The lactate threshold and efficiency
14:00-14:30 Brian Whipp: Limitations to exercise at altitude

15:00-15:30 Hans Hoppeller: Structural changes in the muscle at altitude
15:30-16:00 Andrew Murray: Cellular metabolic changes at altitude
16:00-16:30 TBA: Muscle proteomics on exposure to hypoxia


DAY 2: Wednesday 12th May 2010

09:00-09:30 TBA: Skeletal Muscle MRS
09:30-10:00 Kieran Clarke: Cardiac muscle magnetic resonance spectroscopy
10:00- 10:30 Martin Feelisch: Nitrate, nitrite and performance at altitude

11:00-11:30 Mark Wilson: Neurophysiological changes at altitude
11:30-12:00 Chris Imray: Cerebral blood flow at altitude
12:00-12:30 Stan Newman: Neurocognitive changes on ascent to altitude

13:30-14:00 Mike Stroud: Weight, body composition and nutrition at altitude
14:00-14:30 Erik Swenson: Pulmonary function at altitude
14:30-15:00 TBA

Secure your place today by going online at or calling the booking hotline on 0845 054 8422

 kno2wledge_eshot_v2.pdf (1.20 MB)

Story by Kay Mitchell 

Kay Mitchell

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