Conferences and symposiums Rolf Luft Symposium 2024

05-09-2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Add to iCal
Campus Solna Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, Solna

Welcome to an open international symposium on diabetes-related research. During the symposium, the Rolf Luft Award 2024 awardee Dame Commander Frances Ashcroft from the University of Oxford, will hold the Prize Lecture "Metabolic regulation of insulin secretion in health and disease".


09:00 Introduction, Kerstin Brismar (chair) , Alan Raffensperger, Jeffrey Friedman

09:05 Jeffrey Friedman, Rockefeller University, US 
Obesity, Causes and Treatment: The End of the Beginning

09:35 C Ronald Kahn, Harvard Medical School, USA 
Defining The Molecular Basis for Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome 

10:05 Coffee/tea 

10:25 Sir Stephen O’Rahilly, Cambridge University, UK 
Hormones, metabolism and behaviour

10:55 Nils-Göran Larsson, Karolinska Institutet 
How metabolism is impacted by the organization of the respiratory chain 

11:25 Lunch, Svarta Räfven for invited speakers and organizers 

13:00 Introduction, Chair: Kerstin Brismar 

13:05 Rolf Luft Award Ceremony, Marie Arsenian Henriksson, Vice President for Research, KI.

Recipient of Rolf Luft Award: Dame Commander Frances Ashcroft, University of Oxford, UK

13:10 The Prize lecture: Frances Ashcroft 
Metabolic regulation of insulin secretion in health and disease 

14:10–14:40 Coffee/tea 

14:40 Rolf Luft Symposium for researchers and clinicians 

Chair: Daniel Andersson 

14:45 Sergiu Catrina, Reduced response to hypoxia as a contributing factor to diabetes complications 

15:00 Lisa Juntti Berggren, ApoCIII and the relation to diabetes 

15:15 Afroditi Barouti, Low Carbohydrate diet in type 1 diabetes 

15:30 En blick in i Novo Nordisk forskning och utveckling (Novo Nordic future research) TBD 

15:45 Fruktpaus 

16:00 Flash News from ongoing research in Stockholm: 

Peter UedaSGLT2i och ketoacidos 
David NathansonMonogen Diabetes 
Vladimer DarsaliaDiabetes and Stroke 

16:30 Ylva Trolle Lagerros och Joanna Uddén 
Behandling av obesitas, idag och i framtiden 

17:00 Reflektion 

17:15 – 17.45 Lättare förtäring.


The Symposium is open and free of charge, please register your attendance via this link

Program as pdf


Kerstin Brismar Professor