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Vanderbilt Student Life Center
Friday, November 15th, 2019
8:15 AM - 5:15 PM

Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC) and the Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR).




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Register by October 1st to be eligible for prizes!

Graduate students, PhD postdocs, and MD fellows are invited to register posters to be presented and judged!
Poster registration ends October 15th.


2019 Keynote Speakers

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Maike Sander, MD

UC San Diego (DRTC)


Monica Peek, MD, MPH

University of Chicago (CDTR)

"Metabolic influences on pancreatic beta cells"     "Social Disorder and Diabetes: How the Social
Environment can Impact
Health and Health Disparities"















Vanderbilt Speakers

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Thomas J. Wang, MD


Julio E. Ayala,

"Running a lab and eating Twix bars"


Lyndsay A. Nelson, PhD


Nancy Carrasco, MD


Tom A. Elasy, MD, MPH















Poster Presentations and Awards


Presentation of Vanderbilt Scholars in Diabetes Awards and Robert K. Hall Service Award and Awardee Talks


Diabetes "Jeopardy" with wine and hors d'oeuvres

If you have questions, please contact Jessica Kimber at jessica.kimber@vumc.org or 875-6072.

The Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center is
supported by NIH grant DK020593.The Vanderbilt Center 
for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR) is supported by
the NIH grant DK092986.