International Symposium 'Gasotransmitters: Physiology and Pathophysiology'\Department of Human and Animal Physiology - Kazan (Volga region) Federal University
International Symposium

Dear colleagues,


   On behalf of the Organizing Committee we cordially invite you to the International Symposium “Gasotransmitters: Physiology and Pathophysiology”, devoted to the problems of physiology and pathophysiology of gaseous messengers – nitric oxide, carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide. We are expecting the participation of distinguished lectures in the field of Gasotransmitters, i.e. Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1998 F. Murad (USA),  R. Wang (Canada), H. Kimura (Japan), A. Hermann (Austria), D. Lefer (USA), etc.

   The Symposium will take place at Kazan Medical School, Russia, September 21-23, 2014 and include plenary lectures, oral and poster presentations.

   The official language of the Symposium is English. The Abstract Book will be published before the Symposium. 

   Registration fee for participants is 200 euro. The fee includes abstract book, coffee break and lunch.

We are looking foreward to hearing from you and kindly ask you to contact us by e-mail: for further information, if required.


Chairman of the Organizing Committee

Prof. Andrey Zefirov



The topics of  Symposium

Endogenous enzymes

Gas chemical and redox biology

Physiological function of gas molecules

Mechanisms of signaling

Activities of H2S, CO , NO  in physiological and pathophysiological states

Therapeutic potential of gas based therapies for cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal  disease, renal disease, sepsis and diabetes


Please, pass this information to your colleagues. If you have any questions and suggestions concerning the Program, please, contact the Organizing Committee at addresses and phone numbers indicated above.

Information letter

08.09.2014 Программа симпозиума / Program of Symposium [pdf file]