10th DZD Diabetes Research School 2022 in Stockholm

The German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) organizes an annual conference for young scientists in diabetes research. After two years with online formats, the DZD Diabetes Research School (DRS) will take place in presence again. In the run-up to the EASD Annual Meeting, an intensive program with top-class speakers from current diabetes research will be offered from September 17-19 in Stockholm.


This year, more than 80 PhD students, postdocs and research physicians from all over the world interested in diabetes and metabolism research will participate in the DRS. The program includes lectures by internationally renowned diabetes experts on the topics "Inflammation and type 2 diabetes", "100 years of insulin: where are we heading next?", "Cell based diabetes therapies", and "Diabetes therapy - Yesterday and tomorrow" as well as open space discussions and workshops.

In addition, participants can present their own projects in poster presentations. Discussion rounds and evening events provide for intensive exchange and networking.

The DRS will open with the lecture "Sending the right signals - How exercise keeps the rhythm in metabolism" by Juleen Zierath from Karolinska Institutet (Sweden).

The scientific program also includes the following lectures:

Inflammation and type 2 diabetes

The role of white adipose tissue immunometabolism in health and disease
Mikael Rydén Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Anti-inflammatory therapies as new options for type 2 diabetes and its complications
Marc Donath University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

100 years of insulin: where are we heading next?

100 years of Insulin– perspectives on future diabetes research
Chantal Mathieu KU Leuven, Belgium

Cell based diabetes therapies

Stem cell-derived beta cells: modeling and treating diabetes
Maike Sander Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany

Diabetes therapie – Yesterday and tomorrow

Islet replacement therapy in diabetes mellitus: current status and future prospects
Eelco de Koning Leiden University, The Netherlands

The DZD International Diabetes Research School is the annual highlight of DZD NEXT the DZD junior research program for young talents.