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A World of Hope   October 15-17, 1999
Sheraton Bal Harbour
Beach Resort
Miami, Florida

The Diabetes Research Institute "A World of Hope" Conference will:

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Friday, October 15 Saturday, October 16 Sunday, October 17
10:00am-8:30pmRegistration
10:00am-12:00pmDRI Tours
2:00pm-4:00pmDRI Tours
10:00am-8:30pmWelcome Reception Hotel Poolside
7:30am-6:00pmRegistration & Exhibits
8:00am-9:00amContinental Breakfast
9:00am-10:30amOpening Remarks
State of Diabetes Research
History of Islet Transplantation
10:30am-10:45amBreak
10:45am-12:30pmCurrent Advances in Islet Transplantation
12:30pm-2:00pmKeynote Speaker Luncheon
2:00pm-3:30pmIslets: The Challenge of Supply
3:30pm-3:45pmBreak
3:45pm-5:00pmIntervention & Prevention of Type I Diabetes
7:30am-1:30pmExhibits Open
8:00am-9:00amContinental Breakfast
9:00am-10:30amRoundtable Discussions
10:30am-11:00amBreak
11:00am-12:00pmRoundtable Discussions
12:00pm-1:30pmLunch & Closing Remarks

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
For a registration form or other information, call 954-923-0800 or toll free at 1-877-567-HOPE.

Additional information, including an on-line registration form, is availabe at the DRI web site.

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
Camillo Ricordi, M.D.
Scientific Advisory Committee Chairman
Stacy Joy Goodman Professor of Surgery and Medicine
Scientific Director and Chief Academic Officer
Chief, Division of Cellular Transplantation
Diabetes Research Institute
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Rodolfo Alejandro, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Clinical Islet Transplantation
Diabetes Research Institute
University of Miami School of Medicine Miami, FL

George F. Cahill, Jr., M.D.
Professor of Biological Sciences
Dartmouth University
Dartmouth, NH

Ronald B. Goldberg, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Co-Director and Chief, Division of Diabetes and Metabolism
Director, Eleanor and Joseph Kosow Diagnostic and Treatment Center
Diabetes Research Institute
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL

David M. Harlan, M.D.
Head, Immune Cell Biology Department
Associate Professor of Medicine
Captain, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy
Naval Medical Research Institute
Head, NIDDK-Navy Transplantation & Autoimmunity Branch
Bethesda, MD

Alberto Hayek, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Islet Research Laboratory
University of California/San Diego School of Medicine
The Whittier Institute
La Jolla, CA

Bernhard J. Hering, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery & Medicine
Head, Islet Transplantation Program
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN

Luca Inverardi, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Basic Research
Diabetes Research Institute
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Norma S. Kenyon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Pre-Clinical Research
Diabetes Research Institute
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Paul E. Lacy, M.D.
Professor Emeritus of Pathology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Luigi Meneghini, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Diabetes Research Institute
University of Miami School of Medecine
Miami, FL

Daniel H. Mintz, M.D.
Mary Lou Held Professor of Medicine
Scientific Director Emeritus
Diabetes Research Institute
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Robin L. Nemery, M.D.
Medical Director, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
Memorial Regional Hospital
Hollywood, FL

Christopher Newgard, Ph.D.
Touchstone Chair in Diabetes Research
Professor of Biochemistry and Medicine
Southwestern Medical Center
University of Texas
Dallas, TX

Alberto Pugliese, M.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Medicine
Head, Immunogenetics Laboratory
Diabetes Research Institute
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Arthur Rubenstein, M.D.
Dean, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Executive Vice President, Mount Sinai
Medical Center
New York, NY

Massimo Trucco, M.D.
Hillman Professor of Pediatric Immunology
Head, Division of Immunogenetics
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Gordon Weir, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Director, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center
Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston, MA

Posted 27 June 1999



                 
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