Beckman Symposium Program

Diabetes, Metabolism and Cancer
The 27th Beckman Symposium
December 1, 2017

9 to 9:10 a.m.
9:10 to 9:20 a.m.
Overview of Morning Session
9:20 to 10:10 a.m.   
Michael Karin, Ph.D.
Immune Control of Liver Tumorigenesis – basic concepts and implications for treatment
UC San Diego
10:10 to 10:30 a.m.
10:30 to 11:20 a.m.
Philipp E. Scherer, Ph.D.
Adipocytes, Diabetes and Cancer
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
11:20 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
Michael Schwartz, M.D.
Brain Control of Glucose Homeostasis: Implications for the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Diabetes
The University of Washington
12:10 to 1:10 p.m.
1:10 to 1:20 p.m.
Overview of Afternoon Session
1:20 to 2:10 p.m.
Zhimin (James) Lu, M.D., Ph.D.
Cancer Metabolism and Beyond
UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
2:10 to 3 p.m.
Tak Wah Mak, Ph.D.
Fire And Water Are Good Servants But Bad Masters
Ontario Cancer Institute, Princess Margaret Hospital
3 to 3:20 p.m.
3:20 to 4:10 p.m.
Eric Verdin, M.D.
Healthspan and Lifespan Effects of Ketogenic Diet
Buck Institute for Research on Aging
4:10 to 5 p.m.
Ajay Chawla, M.D., Ph.D.
Immunity and Host Energetics