The registration includes access to the PRE-MEETING: DIABETIC BONE DISEASES on 21 August

Invited Speakers


Professor Mikael Ryden, Dept. of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden.

Area of expertise: Physiology adipose tissue in relation to metabolic complications such as insulin resistance, obesity, and diabetes.


Professor Anna Krook, Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockhom, Sweden. 

Area of expertise: molecular mechanisms of insulin resistance with particular emphasis on muscle cell biology.


Professor Beata Lecka-Czernik, Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery and Dept. of Physiology & Pharmacology, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA.

Area of expertise: relationship between bone marrow adipocyte, diabetes and skeletal complications of type II diabetes.


Professor Peter Vestergaard, Dept. of Clinical medicine, Endocrinology, Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark.

Area of expertise: Improving detection and treatment of diabetic bone disease.


Professor Thomas Clemens, Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery, John Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, US.

Area of expertise: physiology of the skeleton and its role in regulating whole body energy metabolism and insulin sensitivity.


Professor Kurt Højlund, Head of Research Steno Diabetes Center, Odense, Denmark .

Area of expertise: physiology of skeletal muscle in regulation of glucose metabolism and metabolic complications in clinical studies.


Professor Bo Abrahamsen, OPEN, Odense, Denmark.

Area of expertise: epidemiology of the diabetic bone disease and fractures in diabetic patients.


Professor Niels Jessen, Steno Diabetes Center , Aarhus, Denmark.

Area of expertise: precision medecine with particular focus on the treatment of diabetes.


Dr Myriam Aouadi Associate Professor, Karolinska Institute, Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH), H7, Sweden.

Area of expertise: immunometabolism in relation to insulin resistance and type II diabetes and development of RNA silencing technology 


Professor Jeff Gimble, Center for Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine, Tulane University, Louisiana, USA.

Area of expertise: regulatory mechanisms governing the adult stem cell's fate and how they can be applied to regenerative medical problems.


Dr Zach Gerhart-Hines, University of Copenhagen, Section for Metabolic Receptology, Blegdamsvej, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Area of expertise:  brown adipose metabolism (BAT) and characterizat-ion of cell surface receptors in particular GPCRs responsible for sensing and integrating circadian and thermogenic cues.


Dr. Ivo Kalajzic, Associate Professor, Center for Regenerative Medicine and Skeletal Development, Farmington, CT, USA.

Area of expertise:  lineage tracing of skeletal stem cell progenitors in relation to bone homeostasis and bone regeneration. Myofibroblast /pericyte as an mesenchymal pro- genitor cell adult mesenchymal progenitor cells for use in reparative medicine.


Dr. Dimitrios Karampinos, Associate Professor, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, TU Munich, Germany

Area of expertise: Bioengineering and Radiology with a focus on Magnetic Resonance Imaging, with interest on bone marrow adipose depot.

Will Cawthorn

Michaela Tencerova, SeniorPostdoc, KMEB, Odense University Hospital, Denmark

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