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Bringing Breakthroughs to Life: Type 1 Diabetes Research Symposium

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Banting Theatre

251 Sir Frederick Banting Ottawa, ON

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Health Canada and JDRF Canada are pleased to invite you to attend Bringing Breakthroughs to Life: Type 1 Diabetes Research Symposium. Join leading Canadian researchers, regulators, industry representatives, diabetes organizations and patients to foster dialogue, exchange knowledge and to hear first-hand about what’s new and on the horizon when it comes to the treatment of type 1 diabetes.

Speakers and topics will include:

Keynote address:

  • Cynthia Rice, Chief Mission Strategy Officer, JDRF

Moderators:

  • Dr. Agnes V. Klein, Senior Medical Advisor, Biologics and Radiopharmaceutical Drugs Directorate, Health Canada
  • Dr. Sarah Linklater, Chief Scientific Officer, JDRF Canada
  • Rosslyn Miller-Lee, Executive Director, Bureau of Evaluation, Medical Devices Directorate, Health Canada

Speakers & Panelists*:

  • Dr. Bruce Perkins, Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Bassam Haidar, Manager, Metabolic and Musculoskeletal Drugs Division, Therapeutic Products Directorate, Health Canada – Advances in the treatment of severe hypoglycemia
  • Dr. Ahmad Haidar, Assistant Professor, McGill University, Montreal – Advances in closed-loop therapy for type 1 diabetes
  • Kate Farnsworth, patient advocate, member, JDRF Access For All Advisory Group – Why we loop
  • Marc Lamoureux, Manager, Digital Health, Medical Devices Directorate, Health Canada – Medical device cybersecurity for Interdependent devices.
  • Dr. Diane Wherrett, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto – An update on teplizumab & other strategies being explored to prevent type 1 diabetes
  • Dr. Bruce Verchere, Professor, University of British Columbia – Towards better biomarkers for type 1 diabetes risk, onset, and progression
  • Dr. Gregory S. Korbutt, Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta - Advances in beta cell replacement: closing in on a functional cure for type 1 diabetes
  • Dr. Simon Sauvé, Acting Research Manager and Research Scientist, Centre for Biologics Evaluation, Biologics and Radiopharmaceutical Drugs Directorate, Health Canada - Refuting bad science: Insulin content of products marketed in Canada and adaptability of pharmacopeia methods for novel product regulation.

* Please note that presentation titles and speaker list may change

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