Speakers


Henning Beck-Nielsen DMSc
Professor, University of Southern Denmark


Karin Bornfeldt PhD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition
Professor of Pathology
Director, Diabetes Complications Program
Associate Director, Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence
Deputy Director, Diabetes Research Center
University of Washington



Andre Carpentier MD FRCPC
Professor Dept. Medicine, Endocrinology, Université de Sherbrooke
GSK Chair in Diabetes of Université de Sherbrooke
Endocrinologist, Centre hospitalier Université de Sherbrooke
Investigator and Director, Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Complications Axis


Kim Connelly FRACP PhD MBBS
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Member, Heart & Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence
Staff Physician, St. Michael’s Hospital
Staff Physician, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Scientist, Keenan Research Centre at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Translation Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital



Patricia A. D’Amore PhD MBA
Charles L. Schepens Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Director of Research, Schepens Eye Research Institute
Director of Howe Laboratory
Associate Chief of Basic & Translational Science
Mass. Eye and Ear
Vice Chair of Basic Research, Department of Ophthalmology


Paul Fernyhough BSc PhD
Director, Division of Neurdegenerative Disorders, St Boniface Hospital Research Centre,
Head, Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics University of Manitoba



Heather Ferris MD PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism University of Virginia


Allan Flyvbjerg MD
CEO of Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen (SDCC)
Professor in Clinical Endocrinology at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark



Richard E. Gilbert MD PhD FRCPC
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Canada Research Chair in Diabetes Complications
Head, Division of Endocrinology, St. Michael’s Hospital


Ira M. Herman PhD
Professor and Director
Program in Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology
Center for Innovations in Wound Healing Research
Tufts University School of Medicine



George King MD
Chief Scientific Officer, Joslin Diabetes Center
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Michael Larsen MD DMSc
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology, Rigshospitalet and University of Copenhagen



Monika A Niewczas MD PhD
Assistant Investigator, Joslin Diabetes Center
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Bruce Perkins MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Toronto



Weier (Glorian) Qi PhD
Instructor and Research Associate in Vascular Cell Biology Section, Joslin Diabetes Centre, Harvard Medical School


Christian Rask-Madsen MD PhD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School and
Assistant Investigator, Joslin Diabetes Center



Peter Rossing MD DMSc
UCPH
Head of research and chief physician, Steno Diabetes Centre
Professor, University of Copenhagen

Jennifer Sun MD MPH
Investigator in the Section on Vascular Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center, an Ophthalmologist in Beetham Eye Institute (BEI) at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School.



Birger Thorsteinsson MD DMSc
Professor, consultant
Coordinating professor, Nordsjællands Hospital & University of Copenhagen


Darren Yuen MD FRCPH PhD
Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science,
St. Michael’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto



Bernard Zinman MD
Senior Scientist, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Mount Sinai Hospital
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto