1st German-French Conference on Diabetes Research

Embassy of France in Berlin

The 1st German-French Conference on Diabetes Research brings together German and French renowned scientists in the field of diabetes to foster the collaboration and exchange of translational diabetes research in France and Germany.

Young scientists - basic researcher or clinicians - are very welcome to join the conference and get involved in the important field of diabetes research. This two-day event will take place in Berlin in the Embassy of France on December 11/12, 2014 and will be accompanied by a networking dinner for all participants on December 11th.

The panel discussion with representatives from academy, politics and industry will be followed by scientific talks on
• Restoration of metabolic and organ function
• Fetal and environmental programming in metabolic diseases
• Beta cell biology
• Immune-islet and adipose tissue cross-talk in diabetes

Christian Boitard | Stefan Bornstein | Anne Bouloumié-Diehl | Patrick Collombat | Renaud Dentin | Gérard Gradwohl | Hans Ulrich Häring | Martin Hrabé de Angelis | Eckhard Lammert | Philip Larsen | Agnès Lehuen | Heiko Lickert | Serge Luquet | Gilles Mithieux | Philippe Monteyne | Michael Roden |Bart Staels | Matthias Tschöp | Emmanuel Van Obberghen | Raphaël Scharfmann | Michele Solimena | Annette Schürmann | Nicolas Venteclef | Günther Wess | Eckhard Wolf | Anette-G. Ziegler

Program of the 1st German French Conference

German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD):

  • Martin Hrabé de Angelis (Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany)
  • Hans-Ulrich Häring (University of Tübingen, Germany)

French Coordinators

  • Christian Boitard (Director of the thematic multi-organization institute Circulation, metabolism and nutrition Paris, France), INSERM/Aviesan
  • Emmanuel Van Obberghen (Université de Nice)
  • French Embassy, Department of Science and Technology





The registration to the 1st German-French Conference on Diabetes Research is free.

December 11-12, 2014

Embassy of France in Germany
Wilhelmstrasse 69
10117 Berlin

Important information
Please bring a photo ID with you for entrance to the Embassy and be in time for security checking.

If you are looking for a hotel room, please feel free to for a list of hotels close to the conference venue

Registration form
registration is now closed


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