The 12th Asia Pacific Diabetes & Obesity

Study Group Symposium

HONG KONG | OCTOBER 21-22, 2017

Asia Pacific Diabetes & Obesity Study Group Symposium

Scientists and postgraduate students interested in diabetes and obesity are welcome to join us!

DATE

October 21 - 22, 2017 Add to Calendar 21-10-2017 08:30:00 22-10-2017 13:10:00 77 The 12th Asia Pacific Diabetes & Obesity Study Group Symposium (APDO) Please visit: http://www.sklpb.hku.hk/immunometa2017.html Exhibition Area, Seminar Room 1-3, G/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong The State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, HKU lily46@hku.hk DD/MM/YYYY

TIME

8:45 a.m.

VENUE

Exhibition Area, Seminar Room 1-3, G/F
Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong,
21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

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Organized by
ASIA PACIFIC DIABETES & OBESITY STUDY GROUP (APDO)
JOINT LABORATORY BETWEEN GUANGDONG AND HONG KONG ON METABOLIC DISEASES, GUANGDONG PHARMACEUTICAL UNIVERSITY

THE STATE KEY LABORATORY OF PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

PROGRAM

21 October 2017 (Day 1)

8:45 - 9:15Opening Ceremony
Andy Hor (Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Hong Kong)
Masato Kasuga (President, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan)
9:15 - 9:55Plenary Lecture: Host Immunity and Energetics
Ajay Chawla (University of California, San Francisco, USA)
Chairperson: Masato Kasuga
SECTION 1 - New Remedy for Diabetes and Obesity
Chairperson: Iichiro Shimomura (Osaka University, Japan)
9:55 - 10:15Towards next generation amylin agonists for diabetes and obesity
Debbie Hay (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
10:15 - 10:35Lineage reprogramming-based strategies for the treatment of Type 1 diabetes mellitus
Chia-Ning Shen (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
10:35 - 10:55Advanced glycation and RAGE in diabetes: From complications to initiation
Josephine Forbes (Mater Research Institute, Australia)
Coffee break
SECTION 2 - Insulin Signaling and Regulation of Glucose metabolism
Chairperson: Peter Shepherd (University of Auckland)
11:10 - 11:30Insulin signaling in adipocytes and metabolic control
Wataru Ogawa (Kobe University, Japan)
11:30 - 11:50Intestinal CRTC2 is critical in regulating glucose metabolism
Seung Hoi Koo (Korea University, Korea)
11:50 - 12:10The importance of beta-catenin to beta-cell function
Brie Sorrenson (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
12:10 - 12:30Regulation of GLUT4 translocation in muscle cells
Weiping Han (Singapore Bioimaging Consortium, A*STAR)
Lunch
12:30 - 13:30Short talk sponsored by Biogene
SECTION 3 - Lipid Metabolism in obesity and diabetes
Chairperson: Weiping Han
13:30 - 13:50Novel Lipid droplet-associated proteins in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Youfei Guan (Dalian Medical University, China)
13:50 - 14:10Novel Regulation of Lipid Metabolism
Anna Calkin (Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute, Australia)
14:10 - 14:30Transcriptional regulation of hepatic lipogenesis
Weiping Zhang (Second Military Medical University, China)
14:30 - 14:50Prostaglandin E2 and cholesterol metabolism
Ying Yu (Tianjin Medical University)
Coffee break
SECTION 4 - Biology of Adipokines
Chairperson: Youfei Guan
15:05 - 15:25Adiponectin/T-cadherin system exerts vascular protection and exosome biogenesis
Iichiro Shimomura
15:25 - 15:45Development of a small-molecule AdipoR agonist AdipoRon as exercise mimetics
Toshimasa Yamauchi (Tokyo University, Japan)
15:45 - 16:05Lipid Dysregulation and Adipose Tissue Inflammation in Obesity
Jae Bum Kim (Seoul National University, Korea)
16:05 - 16:25Crosstalk between innate and adaptive immune cells in adipose tissue during obesity
Kae Won Cho (Soonchunhyang University, Korea)
16:25 - 16:45Macrophage IRE1 promotes adipose inflammation and energy imbalance
Yong Liu (Wuhan University)
16:45 - 17:05Metabolic inflammation in obesity-related glomerulopathy (ORG): cause? and consequence?
Xiongzhong Ruan (University College London, UK)

22 October 2017 (Day 2)

9:00 - 9:40Plenary Lecture: How Do Macrophages Sense Nutrient Overload to Induce an Inflammatory Response?
Mark Febbraio (Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia)
Chairperson: Karen Lam (University of Hong Kong)
SECTION 5 - Immunometabolic complication of Obesity and Diabetes
Chairperson: Jae Bum Kim
9:40 - 10:00The Alzheimer’s disease protein Ab42 links obesity with impaired cardiac metabolism and function
Sean Mcgee (Deakin University)
10:00 - 10:20Lipocalin-2 in obesity-related cardiometabolic syndrome: from risk prediction to therapeutic intervention
Yu Wang (University of Hong Kong)
10:20 - 10:40Hyperglycaemic spikes promote monocytosis and atherosclerosis IN A S100A8/A9 / RAGE dependent manner
Andrew Murphy (Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute, Australia)
Coffee break
SECTION 6 - Energy Dynamics in Obesity
Chairperson: Mark Febbraio
10:55 - 11:15Attenuates Diet-Induced Obesity by Promoting Oxidative Metabolism in Skeletal Muscle
Feng Xu (Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences)
11:15 - 11:35Peripheral metabolic effects of hypothalamic mitochondrial stress
Min-Seon Kim (University of Ulsan, Korea)
11:35 - 11:55Roles of connexin 43 in brown adipose tissue metabolism
Yun Hee Lee (Yonsei University, Korea)
Coffee break
SECTION 7 - Emerging Biomarkers of Diabetes and Obesity
Chairperson: Leeming Chuang
12:00 - 12:20Adipocyte fatty acid binding protein, diabetic complications and mortality
Paul Lee (University of Hong Kong)
12:20 - 12:40Comprehensive analysis of human ectopic fats by multiomics approach
Sung Hee Choi (Seoul National University)
12:40 - 13:00Mendelian Randomization Analysis to Explore Causal Relation between Triglyceride and HBA1c- An Example of using Taiwan Biobank
Chen-Yang Shen (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
13:00 - 13:10Closing Remark

 

Organized by
ASIA PACIFIC DIABETES & OBESITY STUDY GROUP (APDO)
JOINT LABORATORY BETWEEN GUANGDONG AND HONG KONG ON METABOLIC DISEASES, GUANGDONG PHARMACEUTICAL UNIVERSITY

THE STATE KEY LABORATORY OF PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION

ONLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 9, 2017
REGISTRATION FEE: FREE OF CHARGE

Organized by
ASIA PACIFIC DIABETES & OBESITY STUDY GROUP (APDO)
JOINT LABORATORY BETWEEN GUANGDONG AND HONG KONG ON METABOLIC DISEASES, GUANGDONG PHARMACEUTICAL UNIVERSITY

THE STATE KEY LABORATORY OF PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

For enquiries, please contact:

Event Secretariat

Ms Lily Li
E-mail: lily46@hku.hk

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

All participants are invited to submit abstracts in poster format for presentation at the Conference. Please click the ‘Online Abstract Submission’ icon to submit your abstract via e-mail:

Please refer to the following guidelines for submission:

  • Submitted materials should not be previously published.
  • All abstracts must be written in English and within 800 words.
  • The objectives, methods, results and conclusions should be described. One figure or table may be included, though at the expense of the total number of words.
  • You will be invited to produce a poster for display and presentation during the Conference. A display unit measuring 0.9m (W) × 2m (H) will be provided to you. Design your poster so that you can make full use of the display unit. Magic tape will be available for you to fix your poster on the display unit.
  • The title of your poster should appear at the top with font size about 72 (approximately 25mm high), followed by the name(s) of author(s) and affiliation(s). The smallest text on your poster should at least be of font size 24 (9mm high).
  • If you wish to make any changes or amendments, please contact the Event Secretariat via email at lily46@hku.hk. Please do NOT re-submit your abstract.

We look forward to your participation of this important event!

Note:
The deadline of submission is 16 October 2017.

 

Organized by
ASIA PACIFIC DIABETES & OBESITY STUDY GROUP (APDO)
JOINT LABORATORY BETWEEN GUANGDONG AND HONG KONG ON METABOLIC DISEASES, GUANGDONG PHARMACEUTICAL UNIVERSITY

THE STATE KEY LABORATORY OF PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

 

 

 

 

 

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