You are welcome to attend a symposium addressing recent advances and future perspectives in Diabetes research.
The program includes speakers from the "Strategic research program for Diabetes at Karolinska Institutet" and an internationally invited speaker, Dr. James Johnson, Vancouver, Canada, and will cover aspects of Islet Cell Biology, Peripheral Mechanisms Controlling Insulin Action and Energy Homeostasis, Macro- and Micro-Vascular Complications, and Clinical Diabetology.
The symposium is part of the "National and International Seminar Series"
Programme: pdf file for download
9:30-10:00 Coffee (for all registered participants)
Session 1: Chairman: Tommy Olsson, Dept. of Medicine, Umeå Univ.
10:00-10:05 Welcome : Helena Edlund, UCMM, Umeå Univ.
10:05-10:30 Prof. Juleen Zierath, Karolinska Institutet:
"Nature or nurture?Gene/environment influence in skeletal muscle insulin sensitivity in Type 2 Diabetic patients"
10:30-10:55 Dr. Jorge Ruas, Karolinska Institutet:
"The expanding family of PGC-1 coactivators. Its role in energy metabolism and beyond".
10:55-11:10 Short break
11:10-11:35 Dr. Mikael Rydén, Karolinska Institutet:
"Novel aspects on white adipose tissue growth- why and how"
11:35-12:00 Prof. Peter Arner, Karolinska Institutet:
"Metabolic links between human adipose tissue and insulin resistance. Some recent findings"
12:00-13:30 Lunch break
Session 2: Chairman: Ulf Ahlgren, UCMM, Umeå Univ.
13:30-13:55 Prof. Karl Tryggvason, , Karolinska Institutet:
"Genome analysis of diabetic nephropathy patients"
13:55-14:20 Dr. Torbjörn Lundgren, , Karolinska Institutet:
"Autotransplantation of selected renal cells"
14:20-14:45 Prof. Per-Olof Berggren, Karolinska Institutet:
"A natural body window for pancreatic islet in vivo imaging"
14:45-15:15 Coffee break (for all registered participants)
15:15-16:00 Prof. James Johnson, University of British
Columbia Vancouver: "Hyperinsulinemia drives beta-cell mass and
16:00-16:10 Closing remarks Helena Edlund