Fourteenth Annual Scientific Meeting

Montreal Diabetes Research Center

 

Theme: Personalized nutrition in cardiometabolic health

 

January 31, 2020

 

Preliminary Program

 

The retreat is supported by generous contributions from:

 

                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For clinician specialists this activity is recognized as continued education (one credit per keynote lecture for a total of two) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

 

Program

 

 

8:00 AM           Registration and light breakfast

 

 

8:30                 Marc Prentki, MDRC Director

                          Introduction

 

 

Oral Presentations, Session 1

 

8:45             7th George F Cahill Jr Lecture

                    Robert O. Wright, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

                    Everything that rises must converge: Precision Medicine and the Exposome

 

9:45             Best Paper of the Year

                         

 

10:00           Pause and photo

 

 

10:30           Pitch talks (6 students)

                         

 

11:00           Jean-Claude Moubarac PhD, Université de Montréal

                         Ultra-processed foods and potential impact on diet and health

 

 

11:30           15th J Denis McGarry Lecture

                    Kevin D Hall, NIDDK, NIH, Bethesda MD

                         Calories, Carbs, or Quality? What matters most for body weight

 

12:30            Buffet and Poster Session

                     Buffet will be held at CRCHUM Agora (5th floor)

 

1:30– 3:30     Poster Session: Evaluation by the jury

 

 

 

Oral Presentations, Session 2

 

3:45               Sylvia Santosa, PhD, Concordia University

                      Obesity and aging : two sides of the same coin

 

 

4:15               Pitch talks (6 students)

 

4:45               Lawrence Kazak, PhD, McGill University

                           Brown fat thermogenesis: beyond UCP1

 

 

5:15               MDRC/Diabète Québec Pilot Grants               

                      MDRC Award for Best Oral & Poster Presentations

 

 

5:30               Cocktail and Posters