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Joint meeting with: Obesity: From Cell to Patient

Diabetes: Many Faces of the Disease

February 1-3, 2021 | 10:00AM EST | 3:00PM UTC*
*Program is in development and subject to change



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Your registration provides you with access to both the “Obesity: From Cell to Patient” and “Diabetes: Many Faces of the Disease” eSymposia events. Use the link below to explore the joint meeting features, including live plenary sessions, On Demand talks, posters, forums, job postings, 1:1 Connect appointments and more. This joint meeting access is designed to facilitate cross-disciplinary insights and collaborations to drive both fields in exciting new directions!

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[Joint Session] Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address
10:00am - 10:40am Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: Multi-Room Split Session
Kevin L. Grove, PhD, Co-Chair, Novo Nordisk; Lori Sussel, PhD, Co-Chair, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Track: Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address

Monday
Peripheral and Central Faces of Hepatic Insulin Resistance
10:00am - 10:40am Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Morris F. White, PhD, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Track: Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address

[Joint Session] Gut Instincts: Influence of the Intestine on Glucose Homeostasis
10:40am - 12:50pm Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: Multi-Room Split Session
Kevin L. Grove, PhD, Co-Chair, Novo Nordisk; Mary-Elizabeth Patti, MD, Co-Chair, Joslin Diabetes Center
Track: Gut Instincts: Influence of the Intestine on Glucose Homeostasis

Monday
Hypoglycemia After Bariatric Surgery: Lessons Learned About Intestinal Control of Glucose Metabolism
10:40am - 11:05am Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Mary-Elizabeth Patti, MD, Joslin Diabetes Center
Track: Gut Instincts: Influence of the Intestine on Glucose Homeostasis

Monday
Does the Disease Start with the Gut Microbiome?
11:05am - 11:30am Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Max Nieuwdorp, MD, PhD, University of Amsterdam
Track: Gut Instincts: Influence of the Intestine on Glucose Homeostasis

Monday
T2DM: Simple Etiology but Heterogenous Individuals
11:55am - 12:20pm Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Roy Taylor, MD, Newcastle University
Track: Gut Instincts: Influence of the Intestine on Glucose Homeostasis

Monday
Short Talk: The Importance of Brown Fat in Mediating Changes in Glucose Regulation following Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
12:20pm - 12:35pm Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Aneta Stefanidis, BS, Monash University
Track: Gut Instincts: Influence of the Intestine on Glucose Homeostasis

Monday
Short Talk: Bromodomain-Containing Proteins Regulate Glucose Metabolism vis Gut-Liver FGF15/19 Pathway
12:35pm - 12:50pm Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Chisayo Kozuka, PhD, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
Track: Gut Instincts: Influence of the Intestine on Glucose Homeostasis

Monday
[Joint Session] Career Roundtable
02:30pm - 03:30pm Eastern - February 1, 2021
Diego V. Bohórquez, PhD, Duke University; Murielle M. Veniant, PhD, Amgen Inc.; Kristen Jane Nadeau, MD, University of Colorado Denver
Track: Career Roundtable

Muscling in on Insulin Resistance
05:00pm - 07:55pm Eastern - February 1, 2021
Joseph T. Brozinick, PhD, Co-Chair, Eli Lilly and Company; Bret H. Goodpaster, PhD, Co-Chair, Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes
Track: Muscling in on Insulin Resistance

Monday
Skeletal Muscle Mediators and Exercise-Induced Adaptations Governing Insulin Sensitivity in Type 2 Diabetes
05:00pm - 05:25pm Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Juleen R. Zierath, PhD, Karolinska Institutet
Track: Muscling in on Insulin Resistance

Monday
Therapeutically Targeting Skeletal Muscle to Treat Type II Diabetes: Could Urocortin 2 be Exercise in a Bottle?
05:25pm - 05:50pm Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Joseph T. Brozinick, PhD, Eli Lilly and Company
Track: Muscling in on Insulin Resistance

Monday
Fat Accumulation in Muscle: Implications for Diabetes
05:50pm - 06:15pm Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Bret H. Goodpaster, PhD, Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes
Track: Muscling in on Insulin Resistance

Monday
Short Talk: Systemic Benefits of Gc Inhibition to Preserve Insulin Sensitivity
06:55pm - 07:10pm Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Taiyi Kuo, PhD, Columbia University
Track: Muscling in on Insulin Resistance

Monday
Short Talk: Canonical and Non-Canonical Clock Regulators in Obesity and Diabetes
07:10pm - 07:25pm Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Dongyin Guan, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Track: Muscling in on Insulin Resistance

Monday
Short Talk: An Endocrine-Hepato-Muscular Metabolic Cycle Links Skeletal Muscle Atrophy and Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes
07:25pm - 07:40pm Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Adam J. Rose, PhD, Monash University
Track: Muscling in on Insulin Resistance

Monday
Short Talk: GDF15 as a Regulator of Energy Metabolism: Physiology vs. Pharmacology
07:40pm - 07:55pm Eastern - February 1, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Christoffer Clemmensen, PhD, University of Copenhagen
Track: Muscling in on Insulin Resistance

Diabetes – One Name, Many Variations
10:00am - 01:00pm Eastern - February 2, 2021
Laura C. Alonso, MD, Co-Chair, Weill Cornell Medicine; Carmella Evans-Molina, MD, PhD, Co-Chair, Indiana University
Track: Diabetes – One Name, Many Variations

Tuesday
Obesity Metabolic Phenotypes Leading to Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Implications for Personalized Prevention
10:00am - 10:25am Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Ellen E. Blaak, PhD, Maastricht University
Track: Diabetes – One Name, Many Variations

Tuesday
Emerging Aspects of T2D in Youth
10:25am - 10:50am Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Kristen Jane Nadeau, MD, University of Colorado Denver
Track: Diabetes – One Name, Many Variations

Tuesday
Genetic Insights into Autoimmune Diabetes
10:50am - 11:15am Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Matthew B. Johnson, PhD, University of Exeter Medical School
Track: Diabetes – One Name, Many Variations

Tuesday
Type 1 Diabetes: Taking the Long View
11:30am - 11:55am Eastern - February 2, 2021
Carmella Evans-Molina, MD, PhD, Indiana University
Track: Diabetes – One Name, Many Variations

Tuesday
Cancer Immunotherapy and T1D
11:55am - 12:20pm Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Kevan C. Herold, MD, Yale University
Track: Diabetes – One Name, Many Variations

Tuesday
Heterogeneity of Type 2 Diabetes Subtypes by Ethnicity
12:20pm - 12:45pm Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Alka M. Kanaya, MD, University of California, San Francisco
Track: Diabetes – One Name, Many Variations

Tuesday
Short Talk: An Integrative Platform to Uncover the Mechanisms of the Association of TCF7L2 and T2D
12:45pm - 01:00pm Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Debora R. Sobreira, PhD, University of Chicago
Track: Diabetes – One Name, Many Variations

Tuesday
[Joint Session] Meet the Editors Roundtable
02:30pm - 03:30pm Eastern - February 2, 2021
Jeff Holly, PhD, Panelist, Frontiers in Endocrinology; Kristan van der Vos, Panelist, Cell Press; Allyson Evans, PhD, Panelist, Cell Press
Track: Meet the Editors Roundtable

The Failing Beta Cell in T1D and T2D
05:00pm - 08:00pm Eastern - February 2, 2021
Marc Prentki, PhD, Co-Chair, Montreal Diabetes Research Center; Lori Sussel, PhD, Co-Chair, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Track: The Failing Beta Cell in T1D and T2D

Tuesday
Dialog Between the Immune System and the Beta Cell
05:00pm - 05:25pm Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Track: The Failing Beta Cell in T1D and T2D

Tuesday
ER Stress: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
05:25pm - 05:50pm Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Laura C. Alonso, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine
Track: The Failing Beta Cell in T1D and T2D

Tuesday
Insulin Hypersecretion as an Initiator of Insulin Resistance
05:50pm - 06:15pm Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Marc Prentki, PhD, Montreal Diabetes Research Center
Track: The Failing Beta Cell in T1D and T2D

Tuesday
Beta Cell Dysfunction Contributes to T1D
06:35pm - 07:00pm Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Lori Sussel, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Track: The Failing Beta Cell in T1D and T2D

Tuesday
Short Talk: Targeting Beta Cell Unfolded Protein Response in T1D
07:00pm - 07:15pm Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Feyza Engin, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Track: The Failing Beta Cell in T1D and T2D

Tuesday
Short Talk: DNA Hydroxymethylation and Functional Beta Cell Mass in Health and Diabetes
07:15pm - 07:30pm Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Sangeeta Dhawan, PhD, City of Hope
Track: The Failing Beta Cell in T1D and T2D

Tuesday
Short Talk: Human Islet Microtissues as an in vitro and in vivo Model System for Diabetes
07:30pm - 07:45pm Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Joan Mir-Coll, PhD, InSphero AG
Track: The Failing Beta Cell in T1D and T2D

Tuesday
Short Talk: Modeling the Insulin Secretion Defects in MODY3 using Patient hIPSC-derived Beta Cells
07:45pm - 08:00pm Eastern - February 2, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Blaise Su Jun Low, BS, National University of Singapore
Track: The Failing Beta Cell in T1D and T2D

Novel Therapeutic Strategies
10:00am - 01:00pm Eastern - February 3, 2021
Juleen R. Zierath, PhD, Co-Chair, Karolinska Institutet; Jose C. Florez, MD, PhD, Co-Chair, Massachusetts General Hospital
Track: Novel Therapeutic Strategies

Wednesday
Have GWAS Helped Classify Diabetes?
10:00am - 10:25am Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Jose C. Florez, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital
Track: Novel Therapeutic Strategies

Wednesday
Subclassifying Diabetes by Combining GWAS and Clinical Phenotyping
10:25am - 10:50am Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Emma Ahlqvist, PhD, Lund University
Track: Novel Therapeutic Strategies

Wednesday
Precision Medicine in Obesity and Diabetes
10:50am - 11:15am Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Paul W. Franks, PhD, Lund University
Track: Novel Therapeutic Strategies

Wednesday
Mechanisms of Therapies for T2D and Potential Crossover to T1D
11:30am - 11:55am Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Rory J. McCrimmon, MD, University of Dundee
Track: Novel Therapeutic Strategies

Wednesday
Therapies to Stop T1D…Determining Risk and Conducting Trials
11:55am - 12:20pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Carla J. Greenbaum, MD, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason
Track: Novel Therapeutic Strategies

Wednesday
Stem Cell Mediated Treatments for Diabetes
12:20pm - 12:45pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Track: Novel Therapeutic Strategies

Workshop and Panel Discussion: COVID and Diabetes
01:30pm - 03:00pm Eastern - February 3, 2021
Lori Sussel, PhD, Moderator, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Track: Workshop: COVID and Diabetes

Wednesday
Interaction between T2D and Obesity and COVID Outcomes
01:30pm - 01:35pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Alpana P. Shukla, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
Track: Workshop: COVID and Diabetes

Wednesday
COVID and TID
01:35pm - 01:40pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
G. Todd Alonso, MD, University of Colorado
Track: Workshop: COVID and Diabetes

Wednesday
COVID Directly Infects Beta Cells and Affects Beta Cell Function
01:40pm - 01:45pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Shuibing Chen, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College
Track: Workshop: COVID and Diabetes

Wednesday
ACE2 is Expressed in the Islet Microvasculature and Ducts of Human Pancreas
01:45pm - 01:50pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Katie C. Coate, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Track: Workshop: COVID and Diabetes

Wednesday
Human Beta Cells Express ACE2
01:50pm - 01:55pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Francesco Dotta, MD, University of Siena
Track: Workshop: COVID and Diabetes

Wednesday
Experimental and Natural SARS-CoV-2 Infection of the Human Pancreas
01:55pm - 02:00pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Dirk Homann, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Track: Workshop: COVID and Diabetes

[Joint Session] CNS Control of Energy Homeostasis and Blood Glucose
05:00pm - 08:00pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: Multi Tech Session
Shane T. Hentges, PhD, Co-Chair, Colorado State University; Michael A. Cowley, PhD, Co-Chair, Monash University
Track: CNS Control of Energy Homeostasis and Blood Glucose

Wednesday
POMC Neurons: Distinct Roles in Food Intake, Metabolism and Glucose Regulation
05:00pm - 05:25pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V100 Atticus
Shane T. Hentges, PhD, Colorado State University
Track: CNS Control of Energy Homeostasis and Blood Glucose

Wednesday
Hypothalamic Control of Glucose Homeostasis
05:25pm - 05:50pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V100 Atticus
Michael A. Cowley, PhD, Monash University
Track: CNS Control of Energy Homeostasis and Blood Glucose

Wednesday
Control of Food Intake and Energy Balance via the NTS and DMH
05:50pm - 06:15pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V100 Atticus
Martin G. Myers, Jr., MD, PhD, University of Michigan
Track: CNS Control of Energy Homeostasis and Blood Glucose

Wednesday
Unraveling Diabetes Remission Induced by the Brain
06:35pm - 07:00pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V200 Jeremy
Michael W. Schwartz, MD, University of Washington
Track: CNS Control of Energy Homeostasis and Blood Glucose

Wednesday
Short Talk: Paraventricular Hypothalamic Calcitonin Receptor Expressing Neurons Regulate Energy Balance
07:00pm - 07:15pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V200 Jeremy
Ian Enrique Gonzalez, BS, University of Michigan
Track: CNS Control of Energy Homeostasis and Blood Glucose

Wednesday
Short Talk: ARC GHR Neurons Control System Glucose Sensitivity via Muscle Glucose Uptake
07:15pm - 07:30pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V200 Jeremy
Track: CNS Control of Energy Homeostasis and Blood Glucose

Wednesday
Closing Remarks
07:30pm - 07:40pm Eastern - February 3, 2021 | Room: V200 Jeremy
Track: CNS Control of Energy Homeostasis and Blood Glucose