DZD Diabetes Research School

Online Lecture Series, Autumn 2020

Due to the current situation the DZD Diabetes Research School will turn into an interactive online lecture series in September and October.

We are happy to announce that also in 2020 renowned diabetes scientists will provide exciting insights into their current research:


Philipp Scherer, University of Texas Dallas (USA)
Adipose tissue

Kathleen Page, University of Southern California Los Angeles (USA)
Brain regulation of nutrition 

Marit Eika Jørgensen, Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen (DA)
Epidemiology of type 2 diabetes in Danish population

Miriam Cnop, University of Brussels (BE)
Lipotoxicity in pancreas

Bente K. Pedersen, University of Copenhagen (DA)
Muscle as endocrine organ

Colin Dayan, Cardiff University (UK) 
Prevention of type 1 diabetes


A selection of participants will have the opportunity to present their own research with a poster talk - a 5 minute talk supported by a few slides. 

The online meetings will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 to 6.30 p.m., over the course of three weeks, starting September 29. 


Apply now to join this exciting lecture series! 


Application deadline:
Including poster talk: September 13, 2020

Participation only: September 28, 2020

Notification of your acceptance:
Poster talk: September 15, 2020

Participation: latest by September 28, 2020

In 2019 the DZD Diabetes Research School took place in Barcelona. Top centre: Kenneth Cusi, University of Florida Health (USA). Source: DZD

Previous Schools

2019 Barcelona | 2018 Berlin

2017 Nizza | 2016 München

2015 Stockholm | 2014 Wien

2013 Barcelona

Facts at a glance

September 29 - October 15,
every Tuesday and Thursday 
4 - 6.30 p.m.


Venue & Services:
Online Lecture Series, free participation


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


Apply here

Julia Hering
phone: +49 89 3187 49403

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