Meetings & Events

Insulin 2121: The Next 100 Years of Discoveries

August 11, 2021

November 9, 11 AM-2:30 PM EST

The Society's free half-day educational event on the future of insulin features top researchers and clinicians to discuss the technology and therapies that will transform the field over the next 100 years. Research into robots that would automate routine tasks and free up clinicians’ time, next-gen glucagon, and weekly insulin injections are just a few of the innovative topics being discussed. Register today!


Program

Part I: Cellular and Biological Advances in Type 1 Diabetes

11:00-11:10AM   Introduction
11:10-11:30AM Cellular Underpinnings of Type 1 Diabetes
11:30-11:50AM Future Treatment Options: Islet Cell Transplantation 
11:50AM-12:10PM           Q&A
12:10-12:20PM Break

Speakers:

Carol Wysham, MD
University of Washington
Introduction

Alvin Powers, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Cellular Underpinnings of Type 1 Diabetes

Doug Melton, PhD
Harvard University
Future Treatment Options: Islet Cell Transplantation 

Part II: Advances in Pharmacotherapy

12:20-12:35PM         Once-a-Week Insulin: An Equally Effective Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
12:35-12:50PM The Potential of Next-gen Glucagon for Severe Hypoglycemia
12:50-1:05PM Insulin Therapies That Will Change the Game for Patients with Diabetes 
1:05-1:20PM      Q&A

Speakers:

Juan Pablo Frias, MD, PhD
National Research Institute
Once-a-Week Insulin: An Equally Effective Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes

Elizabeth Seaquist, MD
University of Minnesota
The Potential of Next-gen Glucagon for Severe Hypoglycemia

Yogish Kudva, MD
Mayo Clinic 
Insulin Therapies That Will Change the Game for Patients with Diabetes

Part III: Insulin Technology and Future Delivery Models

1:20-1:30PM           Break
1:30-1:45PM What Advances are Next for CGM & the Artificial Pancreas?
1:45-2:00PM   Robots, Drones and AI in Diabetes Care 
 2:00-2:15PM Breakthroughs in the Artificial Pancreas
2:15-2:30PM      Q&A

Speakers:

Anne Peters, MD
University of Southern California
What Advances are Next for CGM & the Artificial Pancreas?

Derek O'Keeffe, MD, PhD, FRCPI
National University of Ireland Galway
Robots, Drones and AI in Diabetes Care

Steven Russell, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Breakthroughs in the Artificial Pancreas


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