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Lifelong development of metabolic disorders & cardiovasc disease

Time Thursday 18 February, 2021 at 08:30 - 15:00
Place Coeo

Livestream of Symposium via the digital platform Coeo.

The Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) hosts the symposium The lifelong development of metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease. The event is open to interested attendees at Umeå University, Region Västerbotten, other WCMM centres, SciLifeLab and SRP-Diabetes KI.

Register no later than 15 February at Feel free to spread the word to other interested participants in the target group above.


Johan G Eriksson, Helsingfors University, Finland, Role of early life developmental factors in development of metabolic health

Ulrika Andersson Hall, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Gestational diabetes and obesity in the PONCH study – metabolic consequences for mother and child

Emma Börgeson, WCMTM, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Mechanistic insights into the cardiometabolic fingerprint of obesity

Stergios Kechagias, Linköping University, Sweden, NAFLD – bright liver, dark future

Coen DA Stehouwer, Maastricht University, Netherlands, Why is diabetes such a nasty risk factor?

Roy Taylor, Newcastle University, UK, Changing the perception of type 2 diabetes by demonstration of the Personal Fat Threshold

Maria Saraiva, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto, Portugal, Transthyretin in health and disease

It is not possible to view the video stream at a later time.

Detailed program is found at


Event type: Seminar
Mikael Stiernstedt
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