DZD Diabetes Research School in Munich, September 11-12, 2016

The 4th DZD Diabetes Research School will take place in Munich, Germany, right before the start of the EASD Annual Meeting.

The School's speakers list includes renowned diabetes scientists who will give exiting insights of the current translational diabetes research.
Attendees of the DZD Diabetes Research School will again have the opportunity to present their own research during poster sessions. The scientific chair of the DZD Training & Education Program will make a selection among the submitted abstracts.

  • Francesco Beguinot (Federico II University of Naples, Italy)
    Will epigenetic explain Type 2 Diabetes risk?
  • Christian Boitard (Paris Descartes University, France)
    Type 1 diabetes: from immune biomarkers towards specific  immunotherapy
  • Michael Czech (University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, USA)
    Gene editing and deletion to enhance insulin signaling and energy expenditure in type 2 diabetes and obesity
  • Sadaf Farooqi (University of Cambridge, UK)
    Genetic, molecular and physiological mechanisms involved in human obesity
  • Ruth Gimeno (Lilly Research Laboratories, Indianapolis, IN, USA)
    Diabetes Drug Discovery: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Andrew Hattersley (University of Exeter, UK)
    From base change to better care in diabetes

The School will be chaired by Hans-Ulrich Häring and Michele Solimena, members of the DZD executive board.

The School's venue is Kardinal-Doepfner-Haus in Freising in the North of Munich, close to the airport. Freising is a small town of great importance to Bavarian history as cultural and religious center in the middle ages. The School will take place right there on Cathedral Hill.

Scientific talks and poster sessions with the participants' work will be accompanied by an informal get together with the experts in typical Bavarian ambience. If you like, bring your Dirndl and Lederhosen!

For more information on DRS16 have a look into the school's flyer.

Information on the DZD Diabetes Research School in Stockholm 2015 are published here.
Information on the DZD Diabetes Research School in Vienna 2014 are published here.
Information on the DZD Diabetes Research School in Barcelona 2013 are published here.

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Facts at a glance

September 11-12, 2016

Kardinal-Doepfner-Haus, Freising (close to Munich)

PhD- and medical students as well as postdocs up to 35 years of age

Free accommodation at  Kardinal-Doepfner-Haus (Sept. 11-13) and food during school times will be provided and no conference fee for DZD Diabetes School will be charged.

June 15, 2016 (23:59 h)

Notification of your acceptance:
until July 7, 2016

Social program: 
Guided tour of historical Freising

Katrin Weber
phone: +49 89 3187 4718

EASD 2016:
Is a separate event taking place in ICM Messe Munich, Sept. 13-16, 2016
For further information and registration click here