The eighth annual Rachmiel Levine Diabetes and Obesity Symposium, this year focusing on translational research in type 1 diabetes, will take place this January.
The event, hosted by the Leslie and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Diabetes and Genetics Research Center, begins Jan.13 and continues for four days at the Marriott Hotel and Spa in Newport Beach, Calif.
More than 50 researchers from around the world will speak on topics ranging from the biology of insulin-producing cells to developments in pancreatic islet cell transplantation. Speakers include Rama Natarajan, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, and Joyce Niland, Ph.D., the Edward and Estelle Alexander Chair in Information Sciences. The meeting also includes a poster session.
The meeting’s scientific advisory committee, which includes numerous City of Hope investigators, is chaired by Fouad R. Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D, director of the Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism. The Ross Foundation and the Southern California Islet Cell Resources at City of Hope support the symposium.
Information and registration is available at www.levinesymposium.com or by contacting program coordinator Karen Ramos at firstname.lastname@example.org.