Congress Speakers

  • Itamar Raz, Israel | Congress Chairperson

    Itamar Raz, Israel | Congress Chairperson

    Itamar Raz, MD, received his medical degree from the Hadassah Hebrew University Medical School in Jerusalem in 1980. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, is a full professor of Internal Medicine and was the Head of the Diabetes Unit at Hadassah University Hospital 2000-2015...
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  • Ralph DeFronzo, USA

    Ralph DeFronzo, USA

    Ralph A. DeFronzo, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Diabetes Division at the University of Texas Health Science Center and the Deputy Director of the Texas Diabetes Institute, San Antonio, Texas.  
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  • Stefano Del Prato, Italy

    Stefano Del Prato, Italy

    Dr Del Prato is Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the School of Medicine, University of Pisa and Chief of the Section of Diabetes, University of Pisa, Italy. He graduated MD cum laude from the University of Padova and undertook post-graduate specialization in both Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
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  • Roy Eldor, USA

    Roy Eldor, USA

    Roy Eldor is an endocrinologist, internist and researcher with over twenty years of clinical and scientific experience. He is a recognized expert, with over 35 peer reviewed papers and book chapters and an invited  speaker  in  international  meetings.
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  • Thomas Forst, Germany

    Thomas Forst, Germany

    March 2015 – until now
    Director Medical Sciences, Profil Institut für Stoffwechsel-forschung, Neuss

    March, 2013 - February 2015
    Chief Executive Operatator Profil Mainz GmbH, Mainz
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  • Helen Gao, USA

    Helen Gao, USA

    Helen Gao is a Senior Associate with Close Concerns, a diabetes and obesity information company based in San Francisco
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  • Ran Goshen, Israel

    Ran Goshen, Israel

    Ran serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Medial EarlySign.  Founded in 2009, Medial EarlySign applies advanced mathematical algorithms and artificial intelligence technology to detect early warning signals and health risks in simple medical data across billions of dormant medical records, spanning decades of information. 
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  • Markolf Hanefeld, Germany

    Markolf Hanefeld, Germany

    Markolf Hanefeld, MD, Dr. hc. PhD is Professor of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetology. 
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  • Philip Home, UK

    Philip Home, UK

    Philip Home trained in medicine at Oxford University and Guy's Hospital, coming under the influence of Harry Keen, and thus gravitating into diabetes research. Continuing this research career in Newcastle upon Tyne, initially under the guidance of George Alberti, he has published over 390 papers ...
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  • John Lachin, USA

    John Lachin, USA

    Dr. Lachin is Research Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, and of Statistics, formerly with tenure 1987-2014; and formerly served as Director of The Biostatistics Center , a major research facility, 1998-2000.
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  • Hiddo Lambers Heerspink, Netherlands

    Hiddo Lambers Heerspink, Netherlands

    Doctor Hiddo Lambers Heerspink is affiliated with the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology of the University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands.
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  • James Nolan, USA

    James Nolan, USA

    Mr. Nolan has more than 25 years of experience in the life sciences industry, representing numerous major pharmaceutical companies
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  • Paolo Pozzilli, Italy

    Paolo Pozzilli, Italy

    Paolo Pozzilli has received his Degree in Medicine and specialized in Endocrinology & Metabolic Diseases from University “Sapienza” of Rome, Italy. Since then he has worked mainly in the field of diabetes with particular focus into type 1 diabetes (T1D) pathogenesis and prevention in collaboration with several investigators around the world for more than 30 years. 
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  • Andreas Pfützner, Germany

    Andreas Pfützner, Germany

    Prof. Andreas Pfützner is Managing Director of the Pfützner Science & Health Institute, Diabetes Center & Practice in Mainz, Germany, focussing on insulin and insulin analogues, diabetes technology and medical device development. 
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  • Neda Rasouli, USA

    Neda Rasouli, USA

    Dr. Rasouli received her MD degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran and completed her Internal Medicine residency and Endocrinology fellowship trainings at Michigan State University and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
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  • Jane EB Reusch, USA

    Jane EB Reusch, USA

    Jane EB Reusch, MD is a Professor of Medicine, Bioengineering and Biochemistry an Associate Director of the Center for Women’s Health Research at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and a staff physician and the Denver VAMC. 
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  • Giuseppe M.C. Rosano, Italy

    Giuseppe M.C. Rosano, Italy

    After obtaining his MD in Medicine and Surgery, at the La Sapienza University of Rome with full honors in 1988, Giuseppe Rosano, obtained his specialisation in Cardiology in 1992, before attaining his PhD in Medical Sciences from the Imperial College in London. 
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  • Eberhard Standl, Germany

    Eberhard Standl, Germany

    Dr. Eberhard Standl is a Professor of Medicine, specializing in endocrinology and angiology, at the Munich Diabetes Research Group e.V. at Helmholtz Centre. Dr. Standl's principal areas of research include diabetology, action and degradation of insulin and epidemiology of cardiovascular diabetic complications.
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