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  • International Workshop for young scientists, postdocs, master/PhD students: From insulin mimetics to the artificial pancreas

    Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel   January 29 - February 1, 2018


    • Medicinal chemistry
    • Insulin mimetics
    • Nanotechnology
    • Artificial pancreas
    • Artificial islets
    • Bionic pancreas
    • Closed-loop devices
    • Robotic pancreas
    • Pancreas/islets transplantation
    • Monoclonal antibody-based drugs
    • Stem cell therapy
    • Beta-cells and peripheral tissue crosstalk

    Invited Speakers

    • Prof. Steven Chessler, University of California, Irwin, USA
    • Prof. Shlomo Sasson, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    • Prof. Eli Lewis, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    • Prof. Stefan Bornstein, University of Dresden, Germany
    • Prof. Bridget Wagner, Broad Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    • Prof. Mike Walker, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
    • Prof. Sara Ferber, Tel Aviv University and Tel HaShomer Hospital, Israel
    • Prof. Juergen Eckel, German Diabetic Center, Dusseldorf, Germany
    • Prof. Itamar Raz, Hadassah Organization, Hebrew University Medical School, Israel
    • Prof. Shulamit Levenberg, Technion, Israel
    • Dr. Uriel Barkai, Beta-O2, Israel
    • Dr. Tovit Rosenzweig, Ariel University, Israel
    • Dr. Leonardo Ricotti, The BioRobotics Institute, Pontedera, Italy
    • Prof. Haim Cohen, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
    • Prof. Danielle Melloul, Hadassah Organization, Hebrew University Medical School, Israel
    • Prof. Ittai Ben-Porath, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    • Prof. Rachela Popovtzer, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
    • Prof. Gil Leibowitz, Hadassah Organization, Hebrew University Medical School, Israel
    • Dr. Ron Piran, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
    • Prof. Krzysztof Jozwiak, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
    • Dr. Boaz Brill, GluSense, Israel

    10 abstracts will be selected for oral presentations

    Prizes will be granted for two best young researchers/physicians talks and two poster presentations.

    Registration fee is only $85

    Local Organizing Committee:
    Dr. A. Gruzman, Bar-Ilan University
    Prof. J-P. Lellouche, Bar-Ilan University
    Dr. K. Molakandov, “Kadimastem”
    Ms. Etty Appel, Bar-Ilan University

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