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2nd Copenhagen Symposium on Fetal Programming 14 November 2014

Centre for Fetal Programming and the Danish Diabetes Academy were together organizing an international symposium titled Developmental Programming of Metabolism: Recent Advances, Current Controversies, and Future Challenges.  

At the symposium, leading international experts were adressing a number of central issues in the field of fetal programming, including:

-  Causes and consequences of gestational
    diabetes

-  Programming of the endocrine pancreas

-  Programming of the immune system

-  Lessons from famine incidences

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-  Epigenetics and maternal nutrition

-  Role of environmental chemicals

-  Role of microbiota

The speakers came from National Institutes of Health, Harvard School of Public Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philipps University and University of Copenhagen.

The symposium was held on The World Diabetes Day, 14 November 2014. The venue for the symposium was the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s auditorium, Tuborg Havnevej 19, 2900 Hellerup (Copenhagen).

Abstracts and posters

The symposium had two poster sessions and the three best posters were awarded a prize.

Last revised 4 January 2016

CFP contact

Betina Kjerulff Baumann
Centre Secretary
Phone: +45 3268 8611
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Marin Strøm
Scientific Secretary
Phone: +45 3268 3960
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Symposium Programme