GTCbio and the advisory board would like to invite you to the 11th Diabetes Summit to be held April 9-11, 2018 in Boston, MA. GTCbio’s Diabetes Summit encompasses the drug discovery and partnering aspects of diabetes. Experts from industry and academia will discuss strategies to target Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in presentations, panels and round-table discussions, highlight basic research, novel therapeutic targets, translation to the clinic, devices and digital aids, funding and partnering trends, emerging technologies and other relevant topics.
Focus Groups Discussions:
- Part I (Challenges and Opportunities)
- Part II (Solutions & Action Items)
Drug Discovery & Development for Diabetes:
- Opening Keynote Session – Historical Perspective & State of the Science & Industry
- Type I Diabetes – Preclinical & Clinical Development
- Type II Diabetes – Preclinical & Clinical Development
- Devices & Digital Aids in Diabetes Management
Funding, Partnering & Commercialization of Diabetes Technologies:
- Industry Partnering with Academia & CROs to Advance Diabetes Research
- Funding & Commercialization of Diabetes Technologies
- Award Ceremony & Closing Keynote Session – Predictions for the Future
- Keynote Panel Discussion
We look forward to seeing you at the conference!
The 2018 Advisory Committee
|2018 Advisory Board Members|
|Robert Geho, Diasome Pharmaceuticals Inc|
|Zan Fleming, Kinexum|
|Alan Cherrington, Vanderbilt|
|Brian T. Bloomquist, Eli Lilly|
|Aaron Schwartz, Novo Nordisk|
|Riccardo Perfetti, Sanofi Diabetes & Cardiovascular Business Unit|
|Nandan Padukone, Joslin Diabetes Center|
|Thomas Seoh, Kinexum|
|Jonathan Behr, JDRF|
|Nathaniel Heintzman, Dexcom|
|Vivek Shenoy, Renovo Neural|
|Judith Gorski, Crown Bioscience|
|Vijay Koya, Boston Scientific|
Amber Kempf at 626-256-6405 or amber.kempf [at] gtcbio.com
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