The conference “Diabetes and Obesity” will take place in Heidelberg (Germany) on September 13-16, 2012.

This Symposium aims to bring together established experts, physician scientists and basic researchers to discuss the multi-layered and complex processes leading up to novel therapeutic strategies for diabetes, obesity and related health issues, such as cancer and cardiovascular disease, including:

  • Mechanistic translational research addressing controversies of clinical relevance for diabetes and obesity
  • Systems biology approaches dissecting multi-organ communication in the pathophysiology of metabolic disease
  • Unraveling the emerging molecular interplays between immune processes and metabolic pathways
  • Exploring novel insight into mechanisms of bariatric surgery and combination therapies for the development of future pharmacologics.

Registration deadline closes: 2 August 2012
Abstract submission closes: 5 July 2012

Please visit the conference website: http://www.embo-embl-symposia.org/symposia/2012/EES12-05/

For more information, please contact: Bettina Schäfer, schaefer@embl.de

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