2018 Frontiers in Diabetes Research Symposium

Congratulations to our awardees!

  1. The ‘Diabetes Knowledge Award’ was awarded to Dr. Mary Teruel for the publication titled: ‘A Transcriptional Circuit Filters Oscillating Circadian Hormonal Inputs to Regulate Inputs to Regulate Fat Cell Differentiation’ in Cell Metabolism (Pubmed ID 29617644)
  2. Two ‘Best Poster Awards’ were awarded to – Dr. Heshan Peiris and Dr. Sooyeon Lee
    1. Dr. Heshan Peiris for poster titled ‘Conditional Genetics and Human Islet Studies to Discover Diabetes Risk Gene Function’
    2. Dr. Sooyeon Lee for poster titled ‘Mitochondrial Dysfunction Promotes Diabetes via A Previously Unrecognized Mechanism: Protein Succinylation’

Morning session speakers:

Howard Look, CEO, Tidepool

Bruce Buckingham, Professor of Pediatrics

Diana Naranjo, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Defu Zeng, Professor, City of Hope

Avnesh Thakor, Assistant Professor of Radiology

Paul Bollyky, Assistant Professor of Infectious diseases


Keynote speaker: “Disease Modifying Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes”

Carla Greenbaum, Benaroya Research Institute


Afternoon session speakers:

Danica Chen, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley

James Priest, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology)

Sun Kim, Associate Professor of Medicine

Mark Huising, Associate Professor, UC Davis

Justin Annes, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Andrew Lipchik (Michael Snyder’s lab), Depatment of Genetics


Symposium Agenda


Arrillaga Alumni Center
McCaw Hall
326 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94305

Day parking is available at Lot L-95