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Nov. 3 - 5th World of Hope Conference

Discussion in 'Adults with Type 1' started by Ellen, Oct 26, 2007.

  1. Ellen

    Ellen Senior Member

    Oct 22, 2005

    November 3, 2007



    Please join us for a day-long conference to learn about innovative technologies, new cell-based therapies and the latest research projects aimed at restoring insulin production in those living with diabetes. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in a Q & A session with the presenters, visit various diabetes-related exhibitors and hear from members of the PEP Squad (Parents Empowering Parents), an outreach group that mentors families of newly diagnosed children.

    When: Saturday, November 3, 2007
    8:00am - 3:00pm

    Where: Signature Grand
    6900 State Road 84
    Davie, FL 33317

    Ticket Price: $25/person and $60 per family of up to 4 people.

    **Complimentary childcare for ages 1 to 12 will be provided by the
    Barton Center for Diabetes Education

    Attire: Casual

    Click here to view the invitation.


    Accelerating Research Through Global Collaboration
    Camillo Ricordi, M.D.

    Stacy Joy Goodman Professor of Surgery; Distinguished Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Cellular Transplantation; Scientific Director and Chief Academic Officer, Diabetes Research Institute, Univerisity of Miami Miller School of Medicine

    Regeneration: Stimulating Islet Growth in the Native Pancreas
    Luca Inverardi, M.D.

    Director Immunobiology of Islet Transplantation, Co-director of the Cell Transplant Center; Research Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, Diabetes Research Institute, University of MiamiMiller School of Medicine

    New Approaches for Immune Intervention and Tolerance
    Norma S. Kenyon, Ph.D.

    Martin Kleiman Professor of Surgery, Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology; Associate Director of Research and Program Development; Director of Pre-clinical Islet Transplantation, Diabetes Research Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

    Tissue Engineering: New Frontiers for Insulin Replacement
    Cherie Stabler, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Director of the Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Diabetes Research Institute, University of Miami School of Engineering

    Stem Cells: Beyond Traditional Options
    Juan Dominguez-Bendala, Ph.D.

    Director of Stem Cell Development for Translational Research, Diabetes Research Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

    New Tools and Technologies for Optimal Diabetes Management
    Luigi Meneghini, M.D., M.B.A.

    Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine; Director, Eleanor and Joseph Kosow Diabetes Treatment Center, Diabetes Research Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    The PEP Squad: Helping Parents Empower Parents in Dealing with Diabetes
    Wendy Satin Rapaport, PsyD., L.C.S.W.

    Clinical PsychologistConference Co-chairpersons:
    Dr. Robin Nemery and Barry Hauser, Lynette and Steven Miller

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