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The Yale DRC hosts symposia on a semi-annual basis.

Sherwin Symposium

Sherwin Symposium

The Sherwin Symposium will be held October 25, 2019, 8:30am-4pm, at the Park Street Auditorium, 55 Park Street, New Haven, CT. The Symposium will include distinguished colleagues, peers, and mentees from over the years who will share work highlighting Dr. Sherwin’s important contributions related to integrated physiology, islet biology, immune-metabolism, and the central nervous system signaling of metabolism.


8:30 - 9AM: Breakfast

9 - 9:10 AM: Welcome
Gary Desir, MD
Paul Beeson Professor of Medicine
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

9:10 - 9:25 AM: Introductory Remarks
Judith Fradkin, MD
Former Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Disease,

9:30 - 10:20 AM:
Stephanie Amiel, BSc, MBBS, MD, FRCP
Professor of Diabetes Research
King’s College, London

10:20 AM Coffee Break

10:40 - 11:30 AM: "Master regulators of beta cell failure in diabetes"
Domenico Accili, MD
Russell Berrie Foundation Professor of Diabetes
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University

11:30 AM - 1 PM: Lunch

1:00 PM:
Li Wen, MD PhD
"Humanized mouse models for type 1 diabetes and gut feelings – 23 years of the immunology and endocrinology interface"
Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Yale University

1:50 PM: "Early life programming for Obesity and Diabetes"
Kathleen Page, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Keck School of Medicine, USC

2:40 PM: Coffee Break

3:00 PM: "Use of human stem cells to understand metabolic disease"
Rudolph Leibel, MD
Christopher J. Murphy Memorial Professor of Diabetes Research
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University

3:50 - 4 PM: Closing Remarks
John Wysolmerski, MD
Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Interim Section Chief, Endocrinology

2016 DRC Symposium

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