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Winter Symposium on Diabetes Research
sponsored by the MDRTC and the MCDC

Friday, April 23, 2010
Palmer Commons / 100 Washtenaw Ave. / 4th floor

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8:00 a.m. Registration, continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Symposium (see schedule)
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Poster session and buffet lunch for all participants

Leading type 1 diabetes researchers from around the country who are part of the Brehm Coalition give presentations on their latest findings. Buffet lunch and poster session conclude the symposium.

Guest Speakers:


Domenico Accili, M.D., Ph.D.
Columbia University
"Making Insulin-Producing Cells: It Takes Guts"



Jeffrey Bluestone, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
"In Pursuit of an Immunotherapy to Treat Type 1 Diabetes"


Matthias Hebrok, Ph.D.

University of California, San Diego
"Embryonic Signaling Pathways Regulate Pancreas Development and Adult Plasticity"



Christopher Rhodes, Ph.D.

University of Chicago
"How a Pancreatic B-Cell Works, and How it Might Go Wrong in Diabetes According to GWAS"




Matthias von Herrath, M.D.
University of California, San Diego
"Viruses and Type 1 Diabetes, Good or Bad"



For further information, or to register a poster, contact:
Barbara Hawkins at / (734) 763-2561

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