The 12th Asia Pacific Diabetes & Obesity
Study Group Symposium (APDO)

in conjugation with

2017 Croucher Symposium on Immunometabolism

HONG KONG | OCTOBER 21-22, 2017

Asia Pacific Diabetes & Obesity Study Group Symposium (APDO)

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) in conjunction with 2017 Croucher Symposium on Immunometabolism 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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SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION

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

For enquiries, please contact:

Event Secretariat

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

 

 

 

 

 

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)
Lunch
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
CROUCHER FOUNDATION
THE STATE KEY LABORATORY OF PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

 

 

 

 

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