Preliminary Program

Sunday , October 15, 2017
12:30-14:40
Registration │ Room: Sunset Foyer
Session 1
Metabolic Precision Therapies
Room
Sunset Ballroom
14:40-14:50
Opening remarks: Jeffrey Friedman, Rockefeller University, USA and Robert Kruger, Deputy Editor, Cell
14:50-15:30
Richard Di Marchi, Indiana University, USA
15:30-16:10
Jeffrey Friedman, Rockefeller University, USA
16:10-16:50
Bruce Spiegelman, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, USA
16:50-17:20
Refreshment Break
17:20-18:00
Stephen O’Rahilly, University of Cambridge, UK ​
18:00-18:15
Short talk
18:15-18:30
Short talk
18:30-20:00
Welcome Drinks Reception & Poster Session I
Monday, October 16, 2017
08:30-09:00
Morning Coffee
Session 2
Towards a Future without Diabetes
Room
Sunset Ballroom
09:00-09:40
Barbara Khan, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, USA
09:40-10:20
Francesco Rubino, Kings College London, UK
10:20-10:50
Refreshment Break
10:50-11:30
Ron Evans, Salk Institute, USA
11:30-12:10
Matthias Tschöp, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
12:10-12:25
Short talk
12:25-12:40
Short talk
12:40-14:10
Lunch & Poster Session II
Session 3
Obesity – Is it all in the mind?
14:10-14:50
Lora Heisler, University of Aberdeen, UK
14:50-15:30
Sabrina Diano, Yale University, USA
15:30-16:00
Refreshment Break
16:00-16:40
Garret Stuber, University of North Carolina, USA
16:40-17:20
Scott Sternson, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA
17:20-17:35
Short talk
17:30-17:45
Short talk
18:30-22:00
Meet the Speaker Dinner (buses to depart at 18:00)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
08:30-09:00
Morning Coffee
Session 4
Translating Therapeutics for Metabolic Diseases
Room
Sunset Ballroom
09:00-09:40
Ruth Loos, Mount Sinai, USA
09:40-10:20
Chris Newgard, Duke University, USA
10:20-10:50
Refreshment Break
10:50-11:30
Dan Drucker, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Canada
11:30-12:10
Ele Ferrannini, University of Pisa, Italy
12:10-12:25
Short talk
12:25-12:40
Short talk
12:40-13:40
Lunch
Session 5
Integrated Precision Care
13:40-14:20
Kristina Schoonjans, EPFL, Switzerland
14:20-15:00
David Chan, Caltech, USA
15:00-15:30
Refreshment Break
15:30-16:10
Rob Knight, University of California San Diego, USA
16:10-16:50
Michael Karin, University of California San Diego, USA
16:50-17:00
Closing remarks: Nikla Emambokus, Editor-in-Chief, Cell Metabolism & Matthias Tschöp, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
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