Confirmed speakers and provisional titles:

Thursday, May 31, 2018

08:15-08:45 Continental Breakfast
08:45-09:00 Introduction - Dr. J. Woodgett / Dr. D. Drucker
09:00-09:25 Anna Gloyn, PhD 
Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology & Metabolism & Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics 
University of Oxford, UK
Unravelling mechanisms for Diabetes from GWAS: From Bench to Bedside
09:25-09:40 Q&A
09:40-10:05 Maike Sander, MD 
Departments of Pediatrics and Cellular & Molecular Medicine 
University of California, San Diego 
Director, Pediatric Diabetes Research Center
Epigenetic mechanisms of beta cell adaptation
10:05-10:20 Q&A
10:20-10:45 Jay D. Horton, MD 
Departments of Molecular genetics and Internal Medicine 
UT Southwestern Medical Centre
The molecular pathophysiology of non-alcoholic liver disease
10:45-11:00 Q&A


Trainee Presentations
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
13:00-13:25 Robert Hegele, MD 
Robarts Research Institute 
Western University
A genetic approach to the diagnosis and treatment of lipid disorders
13:25-13:40 Q&A
13:40-14:05 Deborah Muoio, PhD 
Duke Molecular Physiology Institute 
Duke University
Interrogating the systems biology of metabolic disorders
14:05-14:20 Q&A
14:20-14:45 Rachel Batterham, MD, PhD 
UCLH Bariatric Center
Department of Medicine 
University College, London
Mechanisms transducing the metabolic benefits of bariatric surgery
14:45-15:00 Q&A
15:00-15:25 John Buse, MD, PhD 
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Diabetes Therapy: Where are we now and where are we headed?
15:25-15:40 Q&A
15:40-15:45 Summary & Closing – Dr. Daniel Drucker