DZD Diabetes Resesarch School in Berlin ahead of EASD 2018

DZD Diabetes Resesarch School in Berlin ahead of EASD 2018 -

The German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) is inviting young scientists to join the 6th DZD Diabetes Research School, which will take place in Berlin, Germany, right before the start of the EASD Annual Meeting. Current questions of diabetes research will be discussed with renowned experts and selected participants will get the chance to present their own work on a poster.


PhD -and MD students, and postdocs up to 35 years of age working in the diabetes research field.


Free of charge, includes accommodation (September 29 - October 1, 2018) and food.

Application deadline: July 25, 2018

The School's speakers list includes renowned diabetes scientists, who will give exiting insights of the current translational diabetes research.

Attendees of the DZD Diabetes Research School will have the opportunity to present their own research during poster sessions. The scientific chair of the DZD Training & Education Program will make a selection among the submitted abstracts. 

The School will be chaired by members of the DZD executive board.


  • Serge Luquet, University of Paris, France
    Metabolic and Hedonic Control of Feeding

  • Hindrik Mulder, University of Lund, Sweden
    Mitochondria, Control of Insulin Secretion and Development of Type 2 Diabetes

  • Emmanuel van Obberghen, University of Nice, France
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  • Catherine Postic, University of Paris, France
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  • Gerald Shulman, University of Yale, USA
    The New Biology of Type 2 Diabetes

  • Allan Vaag, Astra Zeneca
    Developmental Programming of Type 2 Diabetes

  • Morris White, Joslin Diabetes Center, USA
    talk tba


The German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) is a national network comprised of experts in the field of diabetes research
that connects basic research, translational research and clinical applications.

  • Helmholtz Zentrum München
  • German Diabetes Center in Düsseldorf
  • German Institute of Human Nutrition in Potsdam-Rehbrücke
  • University of Dresden
  • University of Tübingen

Associated partners at the Universities in Leipzig, Munich,Hei delberg, Cologne and Lübeck. 

The goal of the DZD is to find answers to unsolved questions in diabetes research via an innovative, integrative research
approach and to make a major contribution to improving the prevention, diagnosis, and therapy of diabetes mellitus.

Source: German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD)