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DZD Diabetes Research School in Barcelona, Sep 14-16, 2019

The 7th DZD Diabetes Research School will take place in Barcelona 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.

Invited Speakers

  • Fatima Bosch, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona  (Spain)
    Gene Therapy Strategies to Treat Diabetes Mellitus
  • Kenneth Cusi, University of Florida Health (USA)
    Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in Type 2 Diabetes: Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Management
  • Maria F. Gomez, Lund University (Sweden)
    GIP and cardiovascular disease 
  • Marc Huising, University of California (USA) 
    Local Crosstalk within Pancreatic Islets in Control of Beta Cell Fate and Function
  • Eddy Karnieli, Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
    GLUT4 Role in Glucose Homeostasis – Innocent Bystander or Active Participant?
  • Matthias Tschöp, Helmholtz Zentrum München (Germany)
    The Long Road Toward Metabolic Precision Medicine: Lessons Learned
  • Tina Vilsbøll, Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Treatment of Diabetes

Special Lecture

  • Giles Yeo, University of Cambridge (UK)
    Communicating your science in the ‘post-truth’ world

The School will be chaired by members of the DZD executive board.

Click here for the announcement flyer of DRS19.

In 2018 the DZD Diabetes Research School took place in Berlin. Gerald Shulman, Yale University (top left), seemed to impress even his colleague Serge Luquet, University of Paris (underneath. In the back: Hans-Ulrich Häring, DZD). Other pics: Networking during poster sessions is always an important part of DRS. Source: DZD/Till Budde


The DZD Diabetes Research School 2019 is organized in cooperation with Prof. Fatima Bosch, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, as well as with Ciberdem, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Diabetes y Enfermedades Metabólicas Asociadas.

Facts at a glance

Sept 14-16, 2019


Institut d’Estudis Catalans
Carrer del Carme, 47
08001 Barcelona


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

Free participation as well as free accommodation in double rooms to share with another participant

Application deadline:
July 1, 2019 (11:59 pm UTC+2)

Notification of your acceptance:
July 8, 2019

Julia Menrath
phone: +49 89 3187 49403

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