2014 Scientific Symposium: Metabolic Origins of Disease Symposium

Event Information

Meeting Type: Physical
Meeting Website: http://www.sanfordburnham.org/research/diabetes/2014symposium/Pages/home.aspx
Dates: March 3 - 5, 2014
Location: Orlando, FL , United States
Intended Audience:
Sponsor: Sanford-Burnham Medicial Research Institute
Purpose: Scientific
Number of CME Credits Offered: None

Topics: Diabetes Mellitus and Glucose Metabolism, Endocrine Disruption, Adipose Tissue Appetite and Obestity

Description:

Registration opens September 9, 2013.

The Metabolic Origins of Disease symposium will showcase groundbreaking research into the metabolic basis of a broad spectrum of diseases by 24 internationally renowned scientists. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with thought leaders who are spearheading efforts to expand our understanding of metabolism. A key focus will be on leveraging newfound insights to develop novel therapeutics and diagnostics targeting a range of diseases for which altered metabolism is an integral feature.

Additional program highlights:

Poster abstracts are invited on basic and translational research pursuits related to metabolism. Deadline for the submission of abstracts is December 1, 2013. There will be a half-day workshop focusing on state-of-the-art approaches to human metabolic phenotyping. The workshop will be held at the nearby Florida Hospital – Sanford-Burnham Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes.

The Metabolic Origins of Disease symposium is endorsed by The Endocrine Society.


Event Contact

Name: Mariacristina Rolon
Email: metabolicsymposium@sanfordburnham.org
Phone: 407-745-2092
Fax: 407-745-2001