Type 1 Diabetes: New Technologies and Therapeutics Symposium

Thursday, January 19, 2017  //  8:00am - 5:00pm

Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, La Jolla

Dear Colleagues, Postdocs, and Students,

Please join us for the "Type 1 Diabetes: New Technologies and Therapeutics”  symposium on Thursday, January 19, 2017! This symposium is hosted jointly by the UC San Diego Pediatric Diabetes Research Center (PDRC) and the Institute of Engineering in Medicine (IEM).

Dr. Carla Greenbaum from the Benaroya Research Center will give the keynote presentation and set the stage by highlighting clinical issues, and the progress as well as challenges in improving therapies. Session topics will focus on the artificial pancreas, stem cell therapies, and beta cell regeneration with presentations from the following distinguished speakers: 

  • Clark K. Colton, PhD — Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Edward Damiano, PhD — Boston University
  • Francis J. Doyle III, PhD — Harvard University
  • Howard Zisser, MD — UC Santa Barbara
  • Bryan Laffitte, PhD — Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
  • Jeremy Pettus, MD — UC San Diego
  • Neal Devaraj, PhD — UC San Diego
  • David Gough, PhD — UC San Diego
  • Maike Sander MD — UC San Diego


Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information, contact Debbie Taheri, PDRC Program Administrator, DeTaheri@ucsd.edu