Keynote speakers

Mark Atkinson
University of Florida, USA
Adrian Hayday
The Francis Crick Institute, UK
Ken Smith
University of Cambridge, UK
Marc Feldmann
University of Oxford, UK
Keith Peters
University of Cambridge, UK
Adrian Thrasher
UCL Institute of Child Health, UK

 

Plenary speakers

The Birth of Islet Cell Antibodies - In Memory of Franco Bottazzo
Ezio Bonifacio, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

What is Diabetes?  Pathways to Beta Cell Failure
Leif Groop, Lund University, Sweden
Adrian Liston, VIB, Belgium
Nikolay Ninov, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Unconventional Antigens in Type 1 Diabetes
Michelle Mishto, King's College London, UK
Tom Delong, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Anthony Purcell, Monash University, Australia

Lessons From Other Diseases
David Hafler, Yale University, USA
Ludwig Sollid, University of Oslo, Norway
Gavin Giovannoni, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Islet Immune Interactions
Noel Morgan, University of Exeter, UK
Todd Brusko, University of Florida, USA
Rachel Friedman, University of Colorado Denver, USA

Balloon Debate - The Achilles Heel of Type 1 Diabetes Is…
Tim Tree, King's College London, UK
Mark Peakman, King's College London, UK
Jane Buckner, Benaroya Research Institute, USA
Manuela Battaglia, Ospedale San Raffaele, Italy
Matthias von Herrath, La Jolla Institute, USA

Cell-Based and Advanced Therapeutics
Bart Roep, City of Hope, USA
Jeff Bluestone, University of California San Francisco, USA

Molecular pathways to beta cell death
Eddie James, Benaroya Research Institute, USA
Kevan Herold, Yale University, USA
Dezio Eizirik, ULB Center for Diabetes Research, Belgium

Big Data
Dirk Paul, University of Cambridge, UK

Ground Breaking Technologies
Sine Hadrup, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Nicole Soranzo, University of Cambridge, UK
Gary Nolan, Stanford University, USA

Adversarial Debate: “This House believes that stratified medicine will lead to a breakthrough in T1D immunotherapy”
John Todd, University of Oxford, UK
Jay Skyler, University of Miami, USA

Network Updates

Jeffrey Krischer, University of South Florida, USA
William Hagopian, Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute (PNDRI), USA
Heikki Hyoty, University of Tampere, Finland
Eoin McKinney, University of Cambridge, UK

KEY DATES

Event dates:
Thursday 25 October - Monday 29 October 2018

Abstract submission deadline:
Monday 14 May 2018

Abstract notification:
July 2018

Early registration deadline:
Monday 3 September 2018

Registration deadline:
Monday 15 October 2018

Contact
British Society for Immunology
+44 (0)20 3019 5901
congress@immunology.org