March 13, 2013 Schedule

Session 1: Diabetic complications (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Rama Natarajan, Ph.D.( City of Hope , Duarte, CA)

Advanced glycation: AGE – RAGE and diabetic vascular complications
Ann Marie Schmidt, M.D.(Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY)

Stem cell approaches for vascular repair in diabetic retinopathy
Maria B. Grant, M.D.(University of Florida, Gainesville, FL)

Systems biology of diabetic kidney disease: Lessons learnt from animal and human models
Matthias Kretzler, M.D.(University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI)

Advances in drugs and drug targets for diabetic vascular complications, to ACE or ARB?
Mark Cooper, MBBS, Ph.D., FRACP(Baker ID Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne Australia)

Plenary Lecture (10:15 am to 10:45 am)
Developing a combination cell therapy and delivery device for insulin-dependent diabetes
Eugene Brandon,Ph.D.(Viacyte, San Diego, CA)

Session 2:Clinical trials for type 1 diabetes(11:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Matthias von Herrath, M.D. (La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, CA)

Optimal trial design in T1D
Richard Insel, M.D. (JDRF, New York, NY)

All recent-onset trials look the same, or do they?
David Harlan, M.D. (University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, Worcester, MA)

Anti-cytokine therapies overall
Mario Ehlers, M.D., Ph.D.(Immune Tolerance Network, San Francisco, CA)

High dose oral insulin in babies
Ezio Bonifacio, Ph.D.(DFG-Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden, Dresden, Germany)

Session 3: Artificial pancreas (2:15 pm to 4:15 pm)
Howard Zisser, M.D. (Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, Santa Barbara, CA)

System and control engineering for type 1 diabetes
Frank Doyle, Ph.D. (UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA)

The use of an automated glucose control system for overnight glucose control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes
Timothy Jones, M.D. (Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, Australia)

Intensive insulin therapy using an artificial pancreas with closed-loop system
Kazuhiro Hanazaki, M.D., Ph.D.(Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan)

Implantable sensors - Animal data
Daniel Burnett, M.D. (TheraNova, LLC, San Francisco, CA)

Dinner and Presentation of Awards(5:30 pm to 7:00 pm)
Samuel Rahbar, M.D., Ph.D. Memorial Lecture
Fouad Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D. (City of Hope, Duarte, CA)