Programme

Monday 9th December 2019
The Royal College of Physicians, London, UK

Chairs:

Professor Derek Yellon
Professor of Molecular & Cellular Cardiology, University College London;
Director of the Hatter Cardiovascular Institute at UCL Hospitals & Medical School, London, UK

Dr Stephanie Baldeweg
Consultant Diabetologist, UCLH, London, UK

Professor John Cunningham
Professor of Nephrology, University College London Medical School and The Royal Free Hospital;
Honorary Fellowship, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, UK


Please note that timings are provisional and subject to change.

Monday 9th December - Morning

08:30
Badge Collection & Coffee

09:30
A global perspective in preventing diabetes & cardiovascular disease.
Professor Paul Zimmet
Monash University, Australia

10:10
The biology and therapeutic potential of GLP-1 – another year on!
Professor Daniel Drucker
University of Toronto, Canada

10:50
Break

11:15
The role of GLP-1 – clinical trial evidence & future prospects.
Professor Miles Fisher
University of Glasgow, UK

11:55
The biology and therapeutic potential of SGLT2 inhibition - another year on!
Professor Nikolaus Marx
University of Aachen, Germany

Monday 9th December - Afternoon

12:35
Lunch

13:30
Renoprotective effects of SGLT2 inhibitors
Professor David Wheeler
University College London, UK

14:10
The science of obesity, where might this lead clinical practice?
Professor I Sadaf Farooqi
University of Cambridge, UK

14:50
Effects of bariatric surgery in patients with obesity - is diabetes curable?
Professor Rachel Batterham
University College London, UK

15:30
Break

15:55
BP and Diabetes – protecting the target organs.
Professor Neil Poulter
Imperial College, London, UK

16:35
The diabetes therapy pipeline: what can we expect next?
Professor Cliff Bailey
Aston University, Birmingham, UK

17:15
Close



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