day 1 agenda

Mon , Apr 20, 2020

  • 07:00 - 8:00
  • Registrations

  • 08:00
  • American Breakfast

  • 09:00 - 09:20
  • Opening Ceremony & Welcome Speech

  • 09:20 - 10:30
  • Keynote Session

    Title: The Lilliput Effect: Interactive Gene Regulatory Pathways Leading to Glucocorticoid-driven Apoptosis of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cells

    E. Brad Thompson, University of  Texas Medical Branch, USA

    Title: TBA


  • 10:30 - 10:50
  • Coffee Break

  • 10:50 - 12: 05
  • Plenary Session

    >>Title: Menopause and metabolic syndrome

    Jameela Banu, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA

    >>Title: Increased plasma osteopontin levels are associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

    Lili Zhang, Chongqing Medical University, China

    >> Title: TBA

    Muriel Doyle-Williams,  Muriel Doyle, Nutrition Consutants & Associates, USA



  • 12:05 - 13:05
  • Scientific Session 1

    Title: Short-term effects of lipid-enriched diets on metabolic behaviors and skeletal muscle functions in young rats

    ​David H St-Pierre, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

    Title: Diet-induced Liver Steatosis, Lipidemia, and Insulin Resistance in Nonhuman Primates, a model for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

    Keefe Chng, Crown Bioscience Louisiana Inc, USA

    Title: Glucose Lowering and Vascular Protective Effects of Cycloset Added to GLP-1 Receptor Agonist in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

    ​Mariam Alatrach, Texas Diabetes Institute, University Health System, USA

  • 13:10 - 14:00
  • Lunch With Round table Discussions

    Group Photo

  • 14:00 - 15:50
  • Scientific Session 2

    Title: Statin treatment and potential side-effects: Mitochondrial function and glucose tolerance

    Steen Larsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

    Title: Can Handheld Retinal Cameras Effectively Screen Diabetic Retinopathy?

    Jorge Cuadros, University of California, Berkeley, USA

    Title: Hydrogen sulfite donors ameliorate sarcopenia in type 2 diabetes

    Milad S Bitar, Kuwait University, Kuwait

    Title: Gestational diabetes awareness in women of childbearing age in Sharjah

    Amr Elmekresh, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

    Title: GAD Vaccine Reduces Insulin Loss in Recently-Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes: Biological Effect and HLA-dependent Efficacy

    Craig A. Beam, Western Michigan University School of Medicine, USA

    Title: Multifaceted protective actions of testosterone against muscular degradation and vascular diseases

    Bo-Kyung Son, The University of Tokyo, Japan

    >>Speaker slot availableClick here to submit your abstract.

  • 15:50 - 16 : 10
  • Coffee Break

  • 16:10 - 17:20
  • Young Researchers Forum

    Title: Modualtion of hormones by Salvia hispanica

    Daisy MendezUniversity of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA

    >> Young Researcher oral presentation slots are available for students and Early career researchers. Click here to submit your abstract.

  • 17:20
  • Extended Q & A as well as Panel Discussions

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  • Note

    This is a tentative program which is subject to change based on final allotment of speaker slots

day 2 agenda

Tue , Apr 21, 2020

  • 08:00
  • American Breakfast

  • 09:15 - 10:25
  • Keynote Session

    Title: Insulin Resistance: Untoward Consequences that Sets in Motion a Series of Adverse Events

    Claude K Lardinois, University of Nevada School of Medicine, USA

    Title: TBA

  • 10:25 - 10:45
  • Coffee Break

  • 10:45 - 13:05
  • Scientific Session 1

    Title: Automated Stereotactic Gamma Ray Radiosurgery to the Pituitary Gland in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients with Opioid Refractory Pain

    Victor Caceros, International Cancer Center, El Salvador

    Title: Medical therapy refractory salt-sensitive hypertension: Liddle's syndrome

    Ulviyya Gasimova, First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenov, Russia

    Title: Adherence to Levothyroxine Tablet in Patients with Hypothyroidism

    Faizan Shaukat, Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center, Pakistan

    Title: 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Status Correlation with Male Hypogonadism Among Type 2 Diabetic Patients

    Mohamed M. Aboelnaga, Mansoura University, Egypt

    Title: Construction of signaling-biased arrestins

    Vsevolod V Gurevich, Vanderbilt University, USA

    Title: Perception and Management of Obesity Among Pakistani Doctors

    Hussain Abdul Moeed, Combined Military Hospital Lahore Medical College, Pakistan


    >>Speaker slot availableClick here to submit your abstract.

  • 13:05 - 13:50
  • Lunch With Round table Discussions

  • 13:50 - 14:40
  • Poster Presentations

  • 14:40 - 15:50
  • Scientific Session 2

    Title: The first reported case of Forrestier’s disease in a young woman and its novel association with PCOS

    Jojin Jose Chitten, SLIMS hospital, Bharath university, India

    Title: Dietary and exercise educational program for patients taking antipsychotic medication

    Edna Aurelus, Wagner College, USA

    Title: Circular RNA landscape in human spermatozoa: a paternal contribution to the embryo development

    Rosanna Chianese, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy

    Title: Grape juice and wine: endogenous post prandial effects in healthy subjects after acute consumption

    Cristiane Copetti, Family Health and Basic Care Support Center, Brazil

    Title: Hormesis, aging and neuroinflammation

    Elisa M Kawamoto, University of São Paulo, Brazil

    Title: Nutrition and metabolic health in the Eastern Mediterranean region

    Parvin Mirmiran, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran

    Title: Voice restoration for patients with laryngeal nerve paresis or paralysis after surgery for thyroid cancer

    Elena A. Krasavina, Tomsk National Research Medical Center, Russia

    >>Speaker slot availableClick here to submit your abstract.

  • 15:50 - 16:10
  • Closing Ceremony

  • 16:10 - 16:30
  • Coffee Break

  • 16:30 - 17:30
  • Networking

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  • Note

    This is a tentative program which is subject to change based on final allotment of speaker slots

posters agenda

Tue , Apr 21, 2020

  • 13:50 - 14:40
  • Poster Presentations



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  • GEMCPS01

    Title: Effects of estrogen loss on brain function

    Mahathi Nangavaram, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA.

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  • GEMCPS02

    Title: An unusual case of hyperthyroidism on submaxillary nodule

    Kadiri Chaimae, Abulcasis International University of Health Sciences , Morocco 

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  • GEMCPS03

    Title: Pattern of diabetic retinopathy and other blinding eye diseases in a low income African country

    Lawan Abdu, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria

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  • GEMCPS04

    Title: The Polygonal Vortex Mineralisation Model A Predictive Tool of Type 3 Diabetes (Alzheimer's Disease): A Medical Geology Discipline Perspective

    Luis Cruz Rodríguez, Blaise Pascal University, France

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