Insulin Club - from Basic Science to Clinical Practise 2014

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  • The ComtecMed Med­ical Con­gresses is kindly invit­ing you to par­tic­i­pate in the 1st Meet­ing of the Insulin Club – From Basic Sci­ence to Clin­i­cal Prac­tise 2013, held Octo­ber 31Novem­ber 2, 2013 in Berlin, Ger­many at the Leonardo Royal Hotel.

    Meet­ing Theme

    The world-​wide epi­demics of obe­sity and sec­on­dar­ily type 2 dia­betes, are well-​known to all of us. While the increas­ing inci­dences of type 1 dia­betes is per­haps less obvi­ous, l it is indeed also occur­ring in many countries.

    Basic and clin­i­cal research has inten­si­fied to try to under­stand the patho­phys­i­ol­ogy of these dev­as­tat­ing dis­or­ders from genet­ics, to cell biol­ogy and to mouse mod­els repli­cat­ing the dis­or­ders. New med­ica­tions are con­stantly being dis­cov­ered, tested and intro­duced into clin­i­cal practice.

    The “Insulin Club” has been cre­ated to bring together these con­cepts, to trans­late the lat­est research for those of us

    involved in this area, thereby begin­ning a dia­logue between the sci­en­tist and physi­cian, with the real­iza­tion that this inter­ac­tion will ben­e­fit both the pro­fes­sion­als as well as the patients.

    Par­tic­i­pants are pro­vided ample oppor­tu­nity to inter­act with world-​renowned experts in these var­i­ous fields, both researchers, clin­i­cal tri­al­ists and clin­i­cians, with the aim of enabling clin­i­cians to for­mu­late and imple­ment appro­pri­ate ther­a­peu­tic approaches in their daily practices.

    The “Insulin Club” meet­ing will present the lat­est research with an inter­ac­tive plat­form for dis­cus­sions between the atten­dees and the experts.

    Meet­ing Topics

    • Alter­na­tive route of insulin therapy
    • Can GLP1 replace or post­pone insulin therapy?
    • Can new analogs replace pump therapy?
    • Immunother­apy: Prior results, what worked, what has not
    • Inflam­ma­tion and islet dys­func­tion in obe­sity and T2D
    • Insulin pro­duc­ing cells from dif­fer­ent organs: liver, skin
    • Insulin/​GLP1 com­bi­na­tion therapy-​Can it replace the beta cell?
    • Islet encapulation/​Xenotransplantation
    • Islet/​Islet fate in T2D
    • MIR­NAs in insulin secre­tion and action
    • Nat­ural his­tory of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
    • Need for new analogs
    • Place of CGM in type 1 and 2 diabetes
    • Reg­u­la­tion of glucagon secre­tion in man
    • Role of advanced gly­ca­tion end prod­ucts in the patho­gen­e­sis of type 1 or type 2 dia­betes and their com­pli­ca­tions: Pos­si­ble ther­a­peu­tic interventions
    • Role of incretin
    • Role of insulin
    • Role of PPAR gama
    • Spon­ta­neous trans­d­if­fer­en­ti­a­tion of alpha to beta cells
    • Stem cell
    • Sub­jec­tive mech­a­nisms in intake and a repro­ducible limit-​hunger arousal and intake deci­sions before meals
    • Trans­plan­ta­tion of Pancreas/​Islet trans­plant alone?
    • Tri­al­net and future “proof of con­cept” studies

    Con­firmed Speakers

    • G. Bolli, Italy
    • W. Cefalu, USA
    • S. Chera, Switzerland
    • M. Ciampolini, Italy
    • O. Cohen, Israel
    • S. Del Prato, Italy
    • M. Donath, Switzerland
    • E. Gylfe, Sweden
    • B. Hir­sh­berg, USA
    • P. Home, UK
    • D. Leroith, USA
    • I. Meivar-​Levy, Israel
    • A. Karasik, Israel
    • M. Peppa, Greece
    • P. Pozzilli, Italy
    • I. Raz, Israel
    • R. Regazzi, Switzerland
    • R. Scharf­mann, France
    • E. Standl, Germany

    Abstract Submission

    • Par­tic­i­pants who would like to actively par­tic­i­pate in the Meet­ing, are requested to sub­mit an abstract for review by the Sci­en­tific Committee.
    • The Com­mit­tee reserves the right to: 1) select the abstracts rel­e­vant to the ses­sions; 2) decide on the final form of presentation.
    • The Com­mit­tee will accept a max­i­mum of 2 abstracts for pre­sen­ta­tion per pre­sent­ing author.

    Abstracts will be pub­lished on the Meet­ing web­site only on receipt of pay­ment in full for registration.

    Before you begin, please pre­pare the fol­low­ing information:

    • Title of the abstract
    • Fam­ily names and ini­tials of all authors
    • Details of affil­i­a­tion of all author(s); insti­tu­tion, city, country
    • Con­tact details of the pre­sent­ing author (email, tel, fax)
    About abstract sub­mis­sion: Abstracts can­not exceed 250 words. Please make sure that your title is not writ­ten in all cap­i­tal let­ters and that the ini­tials you have pro­vided for the authors names are correct.
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