Agenda

Program is based on a minimum of 25% of time allowed for questions and answers.

Friday, October 20, 2017

7:15 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast:
8:00 – 8:15 Opening Remarks
Dr. Gary Lewis, Dr. George King, Dr. Jens Nielsen
Session One Cardiovascular complications
8:15 – 8:45 The DCCT/EDIC study: Thirty three years of data impacting on our understanding and prevention of Complications in Type 1 DM
Dr. Bernard Zinman, BBDC
8:45 – 9:15 Micro- and macrovascular complications in newly diagnosed T2D patients
Dr. Henning Beck-Nielsen, UCPH
9:15 – 9:45 Diabetes, inflammation and atherosclerosis – new pieces of the puzzle
Dr. Karin Bornfeldt, University of Washington
9:45 – 10:15 BREAK
10:15 – 10:45 Pericyte regulation of endothelial growth dynamics: Insights into the angiogenic switch and microvascular proliferative disorders
Dr. Ira Herman, Tufts University
10:45 – 11:15 Insulin signaling in vascular endothelial cells affects intestinal tumor formation
Dr. Christian Rask-Madsen, Joslin
11:15 – 11:45 Dietary fatty acid spillover to the heart : a novel target for the prevention and treatment of diabetic cardiomyopathy
Dr. Andre Carpentier, Université de Sherbrooke
11:45 – 12:15 Novel methods to probe cardiac metabolism – role of hyperpolarized c13 imaging using MRI
Dr. Kim Connelly, BBDC
12:15 – 1:15 LUNCH
Session Two Renal Complications
1:15 – 1:45 Scar Wars: Targeting fibrosis in diabetic kidney disease
Dr. Richard Gilbert, BBDC
1:45 – 2:15 TNFRs as predictors of diabetic kidney complications
Dr. Monika Niewczas, Joslin
2:15 – 2:45 The role of the complement system in diabetic nephropathy
Dr. Allan Flyvbjerg, SDCC
2:45 – 3:15 BREAK
3:15 – 3:45 Scarred Stiff: Stiffness as a novel therapeutic target and biomarker for diabetic nephropathy
Dr. Darren Yuen, BBDC
3:45 – 4:15 Human proteomics to therapeutics for diabetic nephropathy – The 50-Year Joslin Medalist Study
Dr. Weier (Glorian) Qi, Joslin
4:15 – 4:45 Urinary proteomic patterns as predictors of renal and cardiovascular outcome
Dr. Peter Rossing, UCPH
4:45 – 5:15 Reporting severe hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes
Dr. Birger Thorsteinsson, UCPH
5:15 – 6:45 POSTER SESSION
7:00 – 10:00 Conference Dinner

Saturday, October 21, 2017

7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast:
Session Three Retinal and neurological complications
Chairs: Three postdocs – BBDC, Joslin and UCPH
8:15 – 8:45 The Role of Pericytes in Diabetic Microangiopathy
Dr. Patricia D’Amore, Harvard Medical School
8:45 – 9:15 Clinical Trials from the DCCT through the DRCR.net: Data impacting our understanding and treatment of diabetic retinopathy
Dr. Jennifer Sun, Joslin
9:15 – 9:45 Glycemic conditioning of the retina and the early worsening response to improved metabolic control.
Dr. Michael Larsen, UCPH
9:45 – 10:15 BREAK
10:15 – 10:45 Biomarkers of Early Diabetic Neuropathy
Dr. Bruce Perkins, BBDC
10:45 – 11:15 Mechanisms of diabetes-associated cognitive decline
Dr. Heather Ferris, Joslin
11:15 – 11:45 Muscarinic receptor antagonism to treat diabetic sensory neuropathy
Dr. Paul Fernyhough, University of Manitoba
11:45 – 12:00 Closing Remarks
Dr. Gary Lewis, Dr. George King, Dr. Jens Nielsen