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Diabetes Conference for Professionals
January 20, 2017
MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS ONLY
This is not a Diabetes Ireland Event
3U Research DCU NUI Maynooth RCSI
Current challenges in diabetes research
January 20th, 2017, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
09:00 Official opening
Dr. Ruth Davis 3U Partnership, Dr. Donal O’Gorman, 3U Diabetes Partnership
09:30 Session 1. Chair: Dr Jan Rigby, Dept of Medical Geography, Maynooth University
Update on National Clinical Programme for Diabetes
Dr. Sean Dinneen, National Clinical Lead in Diabetes, National University of Ireland, Galway.
10:00 Towards a Geography of Type 2 Diabetes in Ireland: the potential of using a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) approach!
Prof Adrian Moore, Head of the School of Environmental Sciences, Ulster University, Coleraine
11:10 Session 2. Chair: Dr. Maria Byrne, Consultant Endocrinologist, Mater University Hospital, Dublin.Moving toward precision medicine for Diabetes.Prof Judith Fradkin, Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, NIDDK, National Institute for Health, Baltimore, Maryland. 12:10 Endocannabinoids in metabolic liver disease: a personalized approach.
Dr. Josephine Egan, Chief, Diabetes Section, National Institute of Aging, Baltimore, USA.
13.30 Session 3. Chair: Dr Eoin O’Sullivan, Consultant Endocrinologist, Bons Secours Hospital, Cork.
Energy turnover as a target to improve muscle insulin resistance?
Patrick Schrauwen, Department of Human Biology and Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism, Maastricht University,The Netherlands
14.20 Circadian (dys) regulation of brown adipose tissue function
Dr. Sander Kooijman, Dept of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Leiden University, The Netherlands and Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, UK.
15:30 Session 4. Chair: Prof. Finbarr O’Harte, Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Ulster University, Coleraine
Signalling pathways in the gut-endocrine axis
Dr. Fiona Gribble, Metabolic Research Laboratories, Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
16:20 Dietary priorities for diabetes: from controversy to consensus.
Dr Nita Forouhi, MRC Nutritional Epidemiology Programme, University of Cambridge, UK
17:10 Meeting Close: Dr. Donal O’Gorman