Training and Events

‘Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity and Pre-Diabetes’

Wednesday 27 – Friday 29 June 2012

Newcastle Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8PP, UK
By taxi: 20 minutes from Newcastle International Airport : 5 minutes from Newcastle Central Train station.
By train: Newcastle is on a main line route offering access from many major UK cities
 

DEADLINE REMINDERS:  

Abstract submissions - 15 March Bursary applications - 2 April Early bird bookings - 7 May
Abstract submissions (for oral or poster presentation) : Monday 12 March

Clinical Lipidology Live! case submissions (healthcare professionals only)
: Monday 12 March
Bursary applications (available for health professionals and patients): Friday 6 April
Early bird bookings (book early for discounted rates) : Friday 27 April
Conference : Wednesday 27– Friday 29 June

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Join nurses, doctors, scientists, patients and dietitians from across the UK and beyond for interactive learning and discussions on lipids
.
• Hospital Consultants • Associate Specialists and Specialist Trainees with an interest in Cardiovascular Disease including Chemical Pathologists • Clinical Lipidologists • Diabetologists • Cardiologists • Vascular Surgeons • Cardiovascular Radiologists • General Practitioners • GPs with Specialist Interest in CVD • Community Physicians • Directors of Public Health • Healthcare Commissioners • Specialist Cardiovascular and Lipid Clinic Nurses • Practice Nurses • Genetics Specialist Nurses • Dietitians • Nutritionists • Scientists and Researchers in Cardiovascular Disease, Lipids and Atherosclerosis • Patients welcome

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME FEATURES:
• Plenary sessions • Clinical presentations • Interactive sessions including Clinical Lipidology Live! and sponsored satellite symposium balloon debate • Panel discussions
• Case studies • SpR & Medical Trainee Workshop • Healthcare and Patients Workshops • Oral and poster abstract presentations • Industry exhibition • Wifi access available in the conference halls  • Welcome reception and conference dinner • Bursaries available to healthcare and patient attendees to help cover the cost of attendance and travel
 
KEY SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED:
MYANT LECTURER:
ADIPOSE TISSUE ACCUMULATION AND INSULIN RESISTANCE: A NEW PERSPECTIVE
Professor Keith Frayn
Professor of Human Metabolism, University of Oxford, UK

 

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