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Diabetes: Innovations, Outcomes and Personalized Therapies (X3)

joint with the meeting on Unraveling the Secrets of Kidney Disease (X4)

Scientific Organizers: Philip J. Larsen, Melina Claussnitzer and Tina Vilsbøll


March 3—7, 2019

Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada


Sponsored by MedImmune

This activity is also supported by an educational grant from Lilly


Abstract submission is now closed. Registered attendees may bring a poster onsite. Please contact our office at +1 800-253-0685; +1 970-262-1230 or email info@keystonesymposia.org if you are interested.
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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 19, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 19, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 19, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 11, 2019 [details]

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Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-X3 "Diabetes: Innovations, Outcomes and Personalized Therapies" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On November 19, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 19, 2018 until January 20, 2019 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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November 19, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 11, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 11, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 11, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 11, 2019 920.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
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Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 19, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is December 19, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: November 19, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: December 19, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is November 19, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 11, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, March 3 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 7 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 8 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 3

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Grand Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Grand Foyer

MONDAY, MARCH 4

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Grand Foyer
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky C
* Masaomi Nangaku, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Japan

* Katalin Susztak, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Caroline S. Fox, Merck Research Labs, USA
Using Genetics to Drive Drug Discovery: The Industry Perspective

08:00—10:30
State of the Union for Diabetes Care anno 2019: What Should We Expect from a Stellar Novel Diabetes Drug?
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky B
* Philip J. Larsen, Grünenthal Group, Germany

Tina Vilsbøll, Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen, Denmark
How to Demonstrate Medical Value for Diabetes Drugs Fast and Convincingly

Brian Finan, Novo Nordisk, USA
Mechanisms of GIP Induced Augmentation of GLP-1 Pharmacology

Coffee Break

Niels Porksen, Sanofi, France
Insulin Therapy: A Corner Stone of Diabetes Therapy, But is There Still Room for Innovation

George L. King, Joslin Diabetes Center, USA
Identification of Protective Factors against Nephropathy and Retinopathy in People with Diabetes of Extreme Duration

09:00—12:00
Why Podocytes Are So Important in Kidney Disease?
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky C
* Hermann Haller, Hannover Medical School, Germany

* Reiko Inagi, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Japan

Friedhelm Hildebrandt, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Monogenic Causes of Podocyte Loss Reveal Targets for Personalized Treatment

Coffee Break

John Cijiang He, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Potential New Therapies by Targeting on Podocyte Injury

Stuart J. Shankland, University of Washington, USA
Understanding Podocyte Regeneration

Kyung Lee, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Short Talk: BAMBI Protects against Podocyte and Endothelial Cell Injury in Diabetic Kidneys through Two Distinct TGF-β Signaling Pathways

Markus M. Rinschen, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Short Talk: Phenotype-Guided Ultrasensitive Proteomics for Discovery of Conserved Injury Mechanisms in Podocytes and Nephrocytes

Shizheng Huang, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Short Talk: Allele-Specific Expression Studies Identify Tubule Epithelial DACH1 as a Kidney Disease Gene

Fernanda V Duraes, Novartis Institute for Biomecial Research, Switzerland
Short Talk: The Role of Tissue-Resident Immune Cells in Kidney Injury and Fibrosis Development

10:30—11:30
Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky B
* Melina Claussnitzer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA

Mark I. McCarthy, University of Oxford, UK
Now We Have 400+ Signals for Type 2 Diabetes Risk, What on Earth Are We Going to Do with Them?

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Sea to Sky A
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Sea to Sky A
14:30—15:30
Workshop

Sea to Sky B
* Philip J. Larsen, Grünenthal Group, Germany

Rami Al Batran, University of Alberta, Canada
Skeletal Muscle Ketone Body Oxidation as a Novel Target for Improving Obesity-Induced Dysglycemia in Mice

Simone C. da Silva Rosa, University of Manitoba, Canada
Therapeutic Targeting of Skeletal Muscle Nix in Early-Onset Insulin Resistance

Keshav Gopal, University of Alberta, Canada
The Antianginal Ranolazine Mitigates Obesity-Induced Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Increases Hepatic Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Activity

Johnna D. Wesley, Novo Nordisk Research Center Seattle, Inc., USA
Multicistronic Plasmid Immunotherapy for the Prevention of T1D

15:30—16:30
Panel Discussion

Sea to Sky B
* Philip J. Larsen, Grünenthal Group, Germany

Niels Porksen, Sanofi, France

Craig Hammond, Eli Lilly and Company, USA

Brian Finan, Novo Nordisk, USA

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Grand Foyer
17:00—19:00
Diabetes and Its Many Phenotypes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky B
* Leif C. Groop, Lund University, Sweden

Tai E. Shyong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ethnically Determined Diabetes Variants (Asian Diabetes)

Keld Fosgerau, Gubra, Denmark
Short Talk: Stereological Quantification and Whole-Kidney 3D Imaging for Assessment of Key Pathological Features in a Uni-Nephrectomised db/db Mouse Model of Diabetic Nephropathy

Simon N. Dankel, University of Bergen, Norway
Short Talk: Integrative Genomics Links Homeobox Transcription Factors to Risk of Visceral Adiposity

Joji Kusuyama, Joslin Diabetes Center, USA
Short Talk: Identification of a Novel Placenta-Derived Protein that Mediates the Beneficial Effects of Maternal Exercise on Offspring Liver

Nasa Sinnott-Armstrong, Stanford University, USA
Short Talk: A Regulatory Variant at 3q21.1 Confers Pleiotropic Risk for High Bone Mineral Density and Hyperglycaemia

17:00—19:15
Harnessing the Immune System for Kidney Protection
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky C
* Stuart A. Cook, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, Enleofen, Singapore

* Laura Denby, University of Edinburgh, UK

Ali Gharavi, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Genetic and Immunological Studies of IgA Nephropathy

Martin Pollak, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
Mechanisms of APOL1-Associated Kidney Disease

David J. Salant, Boston University School of Medicine, USA
Membranous Nephropathy and PLA2R

Mark Douglas Okusa, University of Virginia, USA
Neural Control of Inflammation in AKI

Archana Raman, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Short Talk: APOL1 Risk Variant-Induced Kidney Injury in Mice Podocytes Is Caused by Inflammasome-Mediated Pyroptotic Cell Death

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sea to Sky A
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Sea to Sky A

TUESDAY, MARCH 5

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Grand Foyer
08:00—09:00
Keynote Address (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky B/C
* Tina Vilsbøll, Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen, Denmark

Leif C. Groop, Lund University, Sweden
A Novel Reclassification of Type 2 Diabetes – Steps Toward Precision Medicine

09:00—11:45
Genetics and Epigenetics of Diabetes and Complications (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky B/C
* Gregory Dressler, University of Michigan, USA

Anna Köttgen, Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Germany
Genetics of Kidney Disease and Metabolite Traits

Coffee Break

Jose C. Florez, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Genetics of Diabetic Kidney Disease

Melina Claussnitzer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
Type 2 Diabetes and its Comorbidities: The Journey from GWAS to Disease Mechanism

Katalin Susztak, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Post-GWAS Annotation of Kidney Disease Risk Loci using eQTL and Single Cell Analysis

Shreeram Akilesh, University of Washington, USA
Short Talk: Integrated Genomic Analysis Enables Functional Annotation of Kidney GWAS Loci

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

Sea to Sky A
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Sea to Sky A
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Grand Foyer
17:00—19:00
Deciphering Cellular Function of Target Tissues of Relevance for Diabetes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky B
* Maike Sander, University of California, San Diego, USA

Marcelo Nobrega, University of Chicago, USA
Experimental Dissection of the Cellular and Organismal Effects of T2D Genes

Kenichiro Furuyama, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Conversion of Human non-β-Cells into Insulin Producers

James C. Lo, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Adipsin Preserves Beta Cells in Diabetic Mice and Associates with Protection from Type 2 Diabetes in Humans

José Rivera-Feliciano, Harvard University, USA
Short Talk: A Novel Insulin-Independent Glucose Lowering Activity

17:00—19:00
Understanding Tubule Injury and Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky C
* Alexander Staruschenko, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA

* Hyug Moo Kwon, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea

Masaomi Nangaku, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Japan
The Role of Hypoxia and HIF in Tubule Injury

Matthias Kretzler, University of Michigan, USA
Progression Pathways in CKD: Toward Molecular Targeting of Renal Disease

Eugene Park Rhee, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Revisiting Kidney Function through Unbiased Profiling

Verónica Miguel, Centro de Biologia Molecular Severo Ochoa, Spain
Short Talk: Cpt1a-Mediated Enhancement of Fatty Acid Oxidation in the Renal Tubule Mitigates Kidney Fibrosis

Gregory Dressler, University of Michigan, USA
Short Talk: Fine Tuning TGF-ß Superfamily Signaling with Genetics or Small Molecules to Attenuate Kidney and Liver Fibrosis

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sea to Sky A
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Sea to Sky A

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Grand Foyer
08:00—12:00
Mechanism and Treatment of Complications of Diabetes (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky B/C
* George L. King, Joslin Diabetes Center, USA

* Julia Scialla, Duke University, USA

Susan Quaggin, Northwestern University, USA
The Role of Endothelial Cell Injury in Diabetic Kidney Disease

Farhad Danesh, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Podocyte and Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Diabetes

Coffee Break

Hiddo Lambers Heerspink, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands
SGLT-2 Inhibitors and the Kidney: Extending from Diabetic to Non-Diabetic Kidneys

Donald Kohan, University of Utah Health Center, USA
Endothelin Receptors Antagonists in DKD: SONAR and Beyond

Joshua Thurman, University of Colorado, USA
Therapeutic Targeting the Complement Cascade in Kidney Disease

James Varani, University of Michigan, USA
Short Talk: CCN3-Based Peptide Inhibits Liver Injury in a Diabetic Mouse Model

Tony Wang, Kunming Biomed International, China
Short Talk: Development and Characterization of High Fat Diet-induced Non-Human Primate Models of Diabetes and Metabolic Complications of Kidney, Cardiovascular, Liver and Eye Disease

Parker C. Wilson, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Short Talk: The Single Cell Transcriptomic Landscape of Early Human Diabetic Nephropathy

Hongbo Liu, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Short Talk: Functional Methylome Analysis of Human Diabetic Kidney Disease

12:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Grand Foyer
17:00—19:00
Omics Stuff and Profiling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky B
* Samantha Laber, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA

Christopher B. Newgard, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Multi-Omics Strategies for Defining Cardiometabolic Disease Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets

Hindrik Mulder, Lund University, Sweden
Omics Analyses of Human Islets Demonstrate Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes

Hans-Ulrich Häring, Eberhard-Karls University Tübingen, Germany
Insulin Sensitivity: More than Glycemic Control

Stephan Sachs, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
Short Talk: Single Cell RNA Sequencing Deciphers Mechanisms of β-Cell Failure and Regeneration after Drug Treatment

Ken Suzuki, University of Tokyo, Japan
Short Talk: Identification of 28 New Susceptibility loci for Type 2 Diabetes in the Japanese Population

17:00—19:00
Novel Pathways and Targets for Kidney Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky C
Katalin Susztak, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Samir M. Parikh, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
Kidney Mitochondria, NAD and Saving Kidneys

Janos Peti-Peterdi, University of Southern California, USA
New Role of Macula Densa Cells in Glomerular Remodeling

Pinelopi P. Kapitsinou, University of Kansas, USA
Short Talk: Inhibition of Endothelial PHD2 Protects Against Ischemic Kidney Injury through HIF-1 Dependent Suppression of Post-Ischemic Inflammation

Mark E. Cooper†, Monash University, Australia
Short Talk: Lipoxin A4 Protects against Diabetic Nephropathy in Part by Attenuating the NLRP3 Inflammasome

Hiroshi Maekawa, University of Tokyo, Japan
Short Talk: Mitochondrial DNA Leakage Causes Inflammation via the cGAS-STING Axis in Cisplatin-Mediated Tubular Damage

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sea to Sky A

THURSDAY, MARCH 7

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Grand Foyer
08:00—11:00
Epigenomics of T2D
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky B
* Patrick Guye, InSphero AG, Switzerland

Mitchell A. Lazar, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Epigenomic Regulation of Metabolism

Maike Sander, University of California, San Diego, USA
Epigenetic Mechanisms of Beta Cell Functional Adaption

Coffee Break

Evan D. Rosen, Harvard University, USA
Novel Thermoregulatory Mechanisms Exposed by Single Cell Analysis of Adipose Tissue

Michael P. Snyder, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Big Data and Health

Regine Aasen Jersin, University of Bergen, Norway
Short Talk: Inhibition of the Serine Transporter SLC7A10 Limits Antioxidant Capacity and Promotes Lipid Storage in Adipocytes

Debora R. Sobreira, University of Chicago, USA
Short Talk: Diabetes-Associated Variants in the FTO Locus: Dissecting the Complex Landscape of GWAS

08:00—11:00
Organoids and Single Cell Approaches
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky C
* Gerd Walz, University Freiburg Medical Center, Germany

* Jurgen Heymann, National Institutes of Health, USA

Jonathan Himmelfarb, University of Washington, USA
A Kidney on a Chip for Drug Development

Benjamin D. Humphreys, Washington University, USA
Modeling Kidney Development and Repair with Organoids and scRNA-Seq

Coffee Break

Jochen Reiser, Rush University, USA
suPAR – Immunological Risk Factor for Kidney Diseases

Sho Hasegawa, University of Tokyo, Japan
Short Talk: Whole-Kidney Three-Dimensional Analysis (CUBIC-kidney) Reveals Abnormal Renal Sympathetic Nerves After Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

Matthew Ishahak, University of Miami, USA
Short Talk: Engineering a Physiomimetic Glomerulus-on-Chip to Model Diabetic Kidney Disease

Ian M. Rogers, University of Toronto, Canada
Short Talk: Manufacturing a Kidney from Stem Cells and Decellularized Kidney Matrix

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop

Sea to Sky C
* Shreeram Akilesh, University of Washington, USA

Daria Ilatovskaya, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Detecting Mitochondria ROS in Podocytes of Freshly Isolated Glomeruli during Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

Krisztian Stadler, Pennington Biomedical, USA
Chronic Kidney Disease in a New Mouse Model of Mitochondrial Overload

Tsuyoshi Inoue, University of Tokyo, Japan
Non-Canonical Cholinergic Anti-Inflammatory Pathway-Mediated Activation of Peritoneal Macrophages Induces Hes1 and Blocks Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in the Kidney

Hiroshi Nishi, University of Tokyo, Japan
Neutrophil Interferon-Induced, Double-Stranded RNA-Activated Protein Kinase (EIF2AK2) Promotes Vascular Adhesion and Transmigration in Non-Viral Inflammatory Disease

Jay C. Jha, Monash University, Australia
The Relative Roles of Pro-Oxidant Enzymes Nox4/Nox5 in Diabetic Kidney Disease

Francesca Oltrabella, Genentech, Inc., USA
Designing a Whole Genome CRISPR KO Pooled Screen to Identify Factors that Facilitate APOL1 Variant-Induced Cytotoxicity

Joseph M. Rutkowski, Texas A&M College of Medicine, USA
Increased Renal Lymphatic Density Improves Inflammation following AKI

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Grand Foyer
17:00—18:45
Metabolic Surgery
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky B
* Brian Finan, Novo Nordisk, USA

Lee M. Kaplan, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Variability of Response and Prediction of Outcome

Filip K. Knop, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
A Gut Feeling About Glucagon

Philip J. Larsen, Grünenthal Group, Germany
Can We Translate Bariatric Surgery into Equi-Efficacious Pharmacotherapy

Berit Svendsen, Duke University, USA
Short Talk: GIP Receptor Blocking Improves Body Composition and Glucose Tolerance in Mice

17:00—19:15
Novel Approaches for Drug Discovery
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky C
* Santiago Lamas, Centro de Biología Molecular, Spain

Alan R. Shuldiner, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc, USA
Drug Discovery 2.0, the Use of Human Knock-Outs and Other Genetic Experiments of Nature

Carine Boustany, Boehringer Ingelheim, USA
Novel Strategies to Treat Diabetic Kidney Disease

Alex Bell, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, USA
RNA Therapeutics for Kidney Disease

Stephanie Cherqui, University of California, San Diego, USA
Stem Cell and Gene Therapy for Cystinosis

Thomas Soare, Goldfinch Bio, USA
Short Talk: Comparative Transcriptomic Analysis of Cultured Podocytes and Human Kidney Organoids at Single Cell-Resolution

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky B
19:00—19:15
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/03/2019

Sea to Sky C
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sea to Sky A
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Sea to Sky A

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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Directors' Fund


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Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

This activity is also supported by an educational grant from Lilly MedImmune

We gratefully acknowledge additional support from these exhibitors at this conference:

Mercodia, Inc.
Please stop by to meet these exhibitors during the conference.


We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 5R13DK104616-05




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InSphero Inc.

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Grünenthal GmbH


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