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02/22/2021

10:15 AM EST - 10:30 AM EST: WELCOME - Event Opening Remarks

Opening Remarks By:

Mark Atkinson, PhD
nPOD Executive Director
University of Florida
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Alberto Pugliese, PhD
nPOD Co-Executive Director
University of Miami
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Carmela Evans-Molina, MD, PhD
nPOD Co-Executive Director
Indiana University
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10:30 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST: SESSION 1: Pancreas Pathology Across the Natural History of Type 1 Diabetes

Session Chairs:
Noel Morgan, Martha Campbell-Thompson

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Quantitative Analysis of Pancreatic T-Cell infiltration in Type 1 Diabetes: a numbers game (10:30 AM – 11:00 AM)

Presenter:
Teresa Rodriguez-Calvo
Helmholtz Zentrum Munich
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Evidence of Increased Telolysosomes Presence in Alpha and Beta Cells of Autoantibody Positive Human Organ Donors (11:00 AM – 11:15 AM)

Presenter:
Charanya Muralidharan
Indiana University School of Medicine
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Pancreas Pathology Across the Natural History of T1D (11:15 AM – 11:30 AM)

Presenter:
Matthias von Herrath
La Jolla Institute for Immunology
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11:30 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST: SESSION 1 PANEL DISCUSSION: T1D Pathology Studies Across Natural History

Discussion Panel:
Chairs, Speakers & Kevan Herold

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12:30 PM EST - 2:00 PM EST: SESSION 2 - Oral Abstract Presentations

Chairs:
Bill Hagopian, Rachel Friedman

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Whole exome sequencing and analysis of 207 nPOD cases (12:30 PM – 12:45 PM)

Presenter:
Chester Chamberlain
University of California, San Francisco
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HLA class II can be expressed in the islets of type 1 diabetic patients (12:45 PM – 1:00 PM)

Presenter:
Estefania Quesada-Masachs
La Jolla Institute for Immunology
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Characterization of the anti-viral immune response against Coxsackievirus in type 1 diabetes (1:00 PM – 1:15 PM)

Presenter:
Federica Vecchio
Université de Paris, Institut Cochin, CNRS, INSERM
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Circulating insulin C-peptide levels mirror pancreatic beta-cell loss across all ranges of age and disease duration of type 1 diabetes (1:15 PM – 1:30 PM)

Presenter:
Alice Carr
University of Exeter
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Establishment of pro-islet amyloid polypeptide as a biomarker in T1D (1:30 PM – 1:45 PM)

Presenter:
Yi-Chun Chen
University of British Columbia
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Reappearance of C-peptide during the third trimester in type 1 diabetes pregnancy: pancreatic regeneration or fetal hyperinsulinism? (1:45 PM – 2:00 PM)

Presenter:
Richard of Oram
University of Exeter
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12:00 PM EST - 12:30 PM EST: - BREAK FROM SESSION - 30 Minutes

2:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST: - BREAK FROM SESSION - Free time

Resume for concurrent poster presentations and networking

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3:00 PM EST - 4:00 PM EST: POSTER PRESENTATION SESSION

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POSTER PRESENTATIONS OCCUR IN ZOOM BREAKOUT ROOMS

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02/23/2021

10:30 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST: SESSION 3: Beta Cells Alterations in Type 1 Diabetes

Chairs:
Rebecca Hull, Susan Bonner Weir

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Pathological Changes Affecting Beta Cells in Type 1 Diabetes (10:30 AM – 11:00 AM)

Presenter:
Bruce Verchere
University of British Columbia
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Cellular distribution of Golli protein in human pancreatic islets (11:00 AM – 11:15 AM)

Presenter:
Ji-Ming Feng
Louisiana State University
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Alterations in the Molecular Pathways Involved in the Expression of Hyaluronan in Human Pancreatic Islets (11:15 AM – 11:30 AM)

Abstract Presenter:
Edgard Cruz
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
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11:30 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST: SESSION 3 PANEL DISCUSSION: Beta Cells & Type 1 Diabetes

Discussion Panel:
Chairs, Speakers, Decio Eizirik, Emily Sims & Mark Huising

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12:00 PM EST - 12:30 PM EST: - BREAK FROM SESSION - 30 Minutes

12:30 PM EST - 2:30 PM EST: SESSION 4: COVID-19 Pancreas & Diabetes

Chairs:
Alberto Pugliese & Andrew Drucker

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Association of T1D with COVID-19 – what is the evidence? (12:30 PM – 12:55 PM)

Presenter:
Robert Eckel
University of Denver, Colorado


The pancreas as a target for SARS-CoV-2 infection (12:55 PM – 1:20 PM)

Presenter:
Daniel Drucker
Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto
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Sars-Cov2 infection in pancreas from COVID patients and isolated islets (1:20 PM – 1:40 PM)

Presenter:
Shuibing Chen
Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University


Sars-Cov2 infection in human pancreatic cells (1:40 PM – 2:00 PM)

Presenter:
Dirk Homann
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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2:00 PM EST - 2:30 PM EST: SESSION 4 PANEL DISCUSSION: COVID-19 Pancreas & Diabetes

Chairs, Speakers, Alexander Kleger, Katie Coate, Decio Eizirik & Francesco Dotta

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2:30 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST: - BREAK FROM SESSION - 30 Minutes

3:00 PM EST - 4:00 PM EST: POSTER PRESENTATION SESSION

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02/24/2021

9:15 AM EST - 10:15 AM EST: SPECIAL PRESENTATION FOR JUNIOR INVESTIGATORS

A Special Presentation for Junior Investigators
Topic: NIH Peer Review: Guidance, questions & answers

Presented by:
Maggie A. Morris Fears, Ph.D.
Scientific Review Officer, Immunology Review Branch, SRP DEA NIAID NIH DHHS

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10:30 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST: SESSION 5: nPOD & Industry Research

Chairs:
Ben Williams & Simi Ahmed

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JDRF, nPOD & Industry (10:30 AM – 11:00 AM)

Presenter:
Sanjoy Dutta
JDRF


Decoding The T-cell Immune Repertoire in Type 1 Diabetes (11:00 AM – 11:15 AM)

Presenter:
Daniel Rivera
Repertoire


Provention – Enterovirus vaccine (11:15 AM – 11:30 AM)

Presenter:
Francisco Leon
Provention Bio
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11:30 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST: SESSION 5 PANEL DISCUSSION: nPOD & Industry: Working Together Towards Translation

Discussion Panel:
Chairs, Speakers, Daniel Rios (Pandion Therapeutics), Matthias von Herrath (Novo Nordisk and LJI), Peter Weber (Immunocore)

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12:00 PM EST - 12:30 PM EST: - BREAK - 30 Minutes

12:30 PM EST - 2:00 PM EST: SESSION 6: T1D Immunology – TCR studies

Chairs:
Chairs: Sally Kent, Megan Levings

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TCR studies in nPOD donors (12:30 PM – 1:00 PM)

Presenter:
Todd Brusko
University of Florida


Preproinsulin-reactive CD4 T cells in the islets of type 1 diabetes organ donors (1:00 PM – 1:15 PM)

Presenter:
Maki Nakayama
Barbara Davis Center, University of Colorado Denver
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Senescent phenotype of islet-infiltrating CD8+ T cells from donors with type 1 diabetes (1:15 PM – 1:30 PM)

Presenter:
Sally Kent
University of Massachusetts Medical School
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1:30 PM EST - 2:00 PM EST: SESSION 6 PANEL DISCUSSION: T1D Immunology – TCR studies

Discussion Panel:
Chairs, Speakers, Roberto Mallone & David Klatzmann

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2:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST: SESSION 7: Late Breaking Abstracts Presentation

Chairs:
Malin Flodstrom-Tullberg, Lori Sussel

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Investigating Type 1 Diabetes Pathogenesis with the Live Pancreas Tissue Slice Platform (2:00 PM – 12:15 PM)

Presenter:
Mollie Huber
University of Florida
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Postnatal Development of Islet Macrophages (2:15 PM – 2:30 PM)

Presenter:
Farhan Qureshi
University of Miami
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IL-17 is expressed in insulin-containing islets of donors with type 1 and type 2 diabetes (2:30 PM – 2:45 PM)

Presenter:
Estefania Quesada-Masachs
La Jolla Institute for Immunology
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Multiomics single-cell analysis of human pancreatic islets reveals novel cellular states in health and type 1 diabetes (2:45 PM – 3:00 PM)

Presenter:
Golnaz Vahedi
University of Pennsylvania
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2:00 PM EST - 2:15 PM EST: END OF MEETING - Closing Remarks & Farewell

Speakers: Alberto-Pugliese, Carmella Evans-Molina 

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3:20 PM EST - TBD: nPOD Got Talent -a video presentation of nPOD investigators and their wonderful talent

nPOD TALENT SHOW!

Have a glass of wine, relax, and enjoy a selection of past and new performances by nPOD investigators. Use this time to interact and catch up with your friends. The Zoom webinar room will be open till all participants leave. 

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