11th Annual Chicago Diabetes Day – May 7, 2016

The 11th Annual Chicago Diabetes Day takes place this Saturday, May 7th, 2016.

This conference is intended to serve as a forum for basic and clinical investigators, clinicians, and pharmaceutical industry personnel in Chicago and the Midwest to meet, share information, and discuss common interests with the goal of fostering collaborations between individuals and between institutions.  A poster session is planned for those who wish to share findings from current basic, clinical, or translational research.

Featured speakers and their topics:
Åke Lernmark, Ph.D.
Pathophysiology of Type 1 Diabetes – From Autoantibodies to TEDDY
Salman R. Khetani, Ph.D.
Microengineered Culture Platforms for Modeling Human Fatty Liver Disease
Vivek N. Prachand, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Obesity Surgery and Diabetes: Myths and Realities
Elizabeth Selvin, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Biomarkers of Hyperglycemia – Past, Present, and Future: An Epidemiologist’s Perspective

Organizing Committee
Matthew Brady, Ph.D., University of Chicago
Joseph Bass, M.D., Ph.D., Northwestern University
Graeme I. Bell, Ph.D., University of Chicago
Marshall H. Chin, M.D., M.P.H. University of Chicago
David A. Ehrmann, M.D., University of Chicago
Louis H. Philipson, M.D., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Terry G. Unterman, M.D., University of Illinois at Chicago
John A. Corbett, Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin

Diabetes Research & Training Center