Diabetes Complications Research Symposium:

Advancing Science Through Collaboration

diabetes complications graphicFriday, November 5, 2010

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB)
Kahn Auditorium
109 Zina Pitcher Place
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Researchers, faculty, and medical professionals are invited to join us for an important series of lectures on diabetes complications. Free and open to the public, no advance registration needed.

3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Available


1:00 pm

Frank Brosius, M.D.
Division Chief and Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology

“New Insights from Mouse Models of Diabetic Nephropathy”

1:20 pm

Matthias Kretzler, M.D.
Professor, Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Research Professor, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics

“Integration of Large-Scale Datasets in Diabetic Endorgan Damage"

1:40 pm

Subramaniam Pennathur, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology

“Metabolomics of Diabetic Nephropathy”

2:00 pm

Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Russell N. DeJong Professor of Neurology
Director, A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute
Director, Program for Neurology Research & Discovery

“Discovery Science Identifies Novel Pathways in Diabetic Neuropathy”

2:20 pm - Panel Discussion

3:00 pm - Break

3:20 pm

David Pinsky, M.D.
J. Griswold Ruth, M.D. & Margery Hopkins Ruth Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor, Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine
Scientific Director, Cardiovascular Center

“Repairing Vascular Injury”

3:50 pm

Thomas Gardner, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology

“Integrating Diabetes Complications Research”

4:10 pm

Rodica Pop-Busui, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Co-Director, Michigan Peripheral Neuropathy Center

“Cardiovascular Autonomic Neuropathy and Myocardial Dysfunction in Diabetes”

4:30-5:00 pm - Panel Discussion

Co-sponsored by:

Michigan Comprehensive Diabetes Center
Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center
Michigan Metabolomics and Obesity Center
Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research

The above speakers have no financial relationships with companies whose products are addressed in their presentations.

For more information, contact: diabetes@umich.edu or (734) 615-0552