Konferenser och symposier

C-Peptide and the Pathophysiology of Microvascular Complications of Diabetes

2015-09-1409:00 Nobel Forum, WallenbergsalenCampus Solna


Chair:  John Wahren

09:00 Welcome, Bengt Fagrell, Journal of Internal Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden

09:05 GPCR and Peptide Hormones – An Overview, Dan Larhammar, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

09:35 GPR146 in C-peptide Signaling, Grant Kolar, Saint Louis University, MO, USA

10:05 C-peptide and Insulin in the Retinal Pigment Epithelium: Receptor Interactions and Implications for Signaling, Gina Yosten, Saint Louis University, MO, USA

10:35 Coffee break

Chair: Alexander Chibalin

11:00 The Elusive C-peptide Receptor - Approaches to its Definition, Round Table Discussion, all speakers

12:00 Lunch

Chair:  Nigel Brunskill

13:00 C-peptide inhibition of transglutaminase 2 in preventing diabetic complications. Kwon-Soo Ha, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Korea

13:30 Pancreatic Beta Cell Biology and C-peptide, Peter Drain, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

14:00 Autocrine C-peptide Protects Beta Cells from FFA-induced Oxidative Stress at Peroxisomes via PPARγ Mediated Mechanisms, Patrizia Luppi, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

14:30 Coffee break

Chair: Kwon-Soo Ha

15:00 C-peptide and Amelioration of Septic and Hemorrhagic Shock, Basilia Zingarelli, University of Cincinatti, Ohio, USA

15:30 The Ratio of C-peptide to Insulin: a Delicate Balance in Red Blood Cell Physiology, Jennifer Richards, Saint Louis University, MO, USA

16:00 C-peptide and Renal Tubular Damage in Diabetic Nephropathy, Nigel Brunskill, Leicester University, Leicester, UK

16:25 C-peptide and Early Glomerular Abnormalities in Diabetes, Hiroshi Nakamoto, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan

16:45 C-peptide and Diabetic Neuropathy – Results from a Clinical Trial, John Wahren, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

17:00 Closing Remarks, John Wahren, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden


For further information and registration, contact Charlotte Larsson at clarsson@cebix.com. Registration is free of charge. Please register before September 1st. 

Contact person: John Wahren