Thu, Nov 07 · 12:00

What is this meeting about?

Diabetic foot problems significantly impair the quality of life of diabetic patients. Each year in the United States, these complications lead to more than 750,000 new diabetic foot ulcers and 70,000 lower extremity amputations. This extraordinary one and a half day symposium will promote better understanding of the unmet management needs of Diabetic Lower Extremity (DLE) complications and the new therapeutic approaches that are currently under development.

Main objectives:

• Provide an overview of current and unmet management of DLE complications caused by reduced blood supply and/or neuropathic damage
• Discuss new developments in basic, translational and biomaterial research that impact DLE management
• Explore new therapeutic approaches, from early pre-clinical to late clinical stage of development through presentations from leaders in academia and in the biotechnology industry
• Identify possible areas of collaboration between academia and industry

Who should attend this symposium?

• Physicians involved in DLE management (general, vascular and plastic surgeons, podiatrists, diabetologists, ID specialists, neurologists, wound care specialists)
• Scientists and engineers involved in fundamental or translational biomaterial research
• R&D personnel from small and large pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies involved in the development of new therapeutic approaches for DLE

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Physician USD 199.00

RN/Staff USD 50.00

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Speakers: Manoj Bhasin, PhD Boston, MA, Evangelos Badiavas, MD, PhD Miami, FL , Raul Guzman, MD New Haven, CT, David Mooney, PhD Boston, MA, Aristidis Veves, MD, DSc Boston, MA, John Giurini, DPM Boston, MA, Allen Hamdan, MD Boston, MA, Osama Hamdy, MD Boston, MA, Valerie Horsley, MD New Haven, CT, Teresa Jones, MD Bethesda, MD, George King, MD Boston, MA, Rasmus Lundquist Copenhagen, Denmark, Jia Liu, PhD Boston, MA, David Margolis, MD, PhD Philadelphia, PA, Jeffrey Morgan, PhD Providence, RI, Michael Murphy, MD Indianapolis, IN, Charles Keith Ozaki, MD Boston, MA, Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD Ann Arbor, MI, Kevin Riemer, DPM Boston, MA, Barry Rosenblum, DPM Boston, MA, Sasha Shafikhani, MD Chicago, Illinois, Joe Tien, PhD Boston, MA, Erin X. Wei, MD Boston, MA, Traci Wilgus, PhD Columbus, OH, Dane Wukich, MD Dallas, TX, Evangelos Badiavas, MD, PhD Miami, FL