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European Group for the Study of Insulin Resistance
EGIR Meeting 2008
“Insulin resistance: from the cradle to the grave”
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University – Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Wednesday, 28 May (12:00) to Thursday, 29 May 2008 (18:00)
Ludwigstrasse 15, 60327 Frankfurt am Main Tel +49 (0)69 / 242390 Fax +49 (0)69 / 251539 Bristol Hotel is centrally located within walking distance from Frankfurt central station in the heart of the city, approximately 1 km from the meeting venue at the Guesthouse of the Goethe University (Frauenlobstr. 1 60487 Frankfurt am Main Tel 0049 (0)69 798-0), one of the major institutions of higher education in Germany. It is also walking distance from museums, theatres, libraries and shops. There are two airports in Frankfurt: - Frankfurt Am Main airport (FRA- is located at approx 15 km from the city centre. You can either travel by taxi direct to the hotel (approx. 25 EUR) or use the suburban railway (S8 or S9) connection which operates every 15 minutes to the central station of Frankfurt (five minutes walking distance to the hotel) - Hahn Airport (HHN) due to its good connections (Ryanair) is a good option. A bus service is available and takes around 1 hour 45 minutes to the central station. Additional Information can be found at: and Local Organiser
Thomas Konrad ([email protected] )
Tel.: 00 49 (0) 69-2400-5777 Fax: 00 49 (0) 69-2424-6399
Contact person
Stefanie Konrad 0049 0151 - 15325981
Stefanie Franke ([email protected])
Tel.: 00 49 (0) 69-2400-5777 Fax: 00 49 (0) 69-2424-6399
European Group for the Study of Insulin Resistance
EGIR Annual Meeting 2008
International Meeting Center of Sciences - Guesthouse of the GoetheUniversity
Frauenlobstrasse 1, D-60487 Frankfurt am Main

Wednesday, 28 May 2008

08.00-08.30 Registration (only for RISC participants)
08.30-10.30 RISC Investigator Meeting (only for RISC participants)
10.30-10.45 Coffee break
10.45-12.00 RISC Investigator Meeting (only for RISC participants)
12.00-13.30 Registration and Buffet lunch
13.30-13.45 Welcome to EGIR- Chairman A. Golay, Switzerland
13.45-14.00 Welcome from the President of the German Society for Pediatrics, H.Böhles, Germany
14.00-14.15 Introduction to EGIR 2007:"Insulin resistance: From the cradle to the grave",
T. Konrad, Frankfurt

Session I: Neonatology & Pediactrics
- Chairman: Mina Mitrakou
14.15-14.45 Invited lecture: "Perinatal Programming", T. Harder, Charité, Germany
14.45-15.15 Invited lecture: "Metabolic Syndrome in childhood", H.Böhles, University Frankfurt,
15.15-15.45 Invited lecture: "Perinatal Deficiency and Overload: Consequences for Glucose
J.Dötsch, University Erlangen, Germany
European Group for the Study of Insulin Resistance
16.00-16.15 "Effect of maternal obesity on cardiovascular profile and metabolic syndrome in
offspring", L. Leccesi, Italy
16.15-16.30 "Adipose tissue lipolysis is upregulated in lean and obese men during acute resistance
exercise", P.Thomakos, Greece
16.30-16.45 "Familial burden of hypertension on intracellular ions, blood pressure levels and insulin
M.I.Pikilidou, Greece

16.45-17.45 EGIR Annual General Meeting

19.30 - Städel Museum: guided tour (Dürerstrasse 2, 60596 Frankfurt)
20.30 - Dinner: "Holbein`s" restaurant (next to the Städel Museum)

Thursday, 29 May 2008

Session II: Cardio-Metabolic Research: Neurology & Brain & Transplantation

Chairman: P.Nilsson, Malmö, Sweden
08.30-09.00 Invited lecture: "How much IMT is necessary to get a stroke", M. Sitzer, Klinikum

09.00-09.30 Invited lecture: "Sleeping and insulin resistance", I.Harsch, University Erlangen,
09.30-10.00 Invited lecture: "Insulin resistance of the brain", B.Schultes, Kantonsspitalpital,

10.00-10.15 Coffee break
10.15-10.45 Invited lecture:"Sense and non-sense of surrogates in cardio-metabolic research",
A.Pfützner, IKFE Mainz, Germany
10.45-11.00 "Decreased insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion capacity simultaneously present
A.Jotic, Serbia
11.00-11.15 "Beta-cell glucose sensitivity is decreased in healthy subjects carrying multiple diabetes loci compared to those with no risk alleles", L. Pascoe,
European Group for the Study of Insulin Resistance
11.15-11.30 "Insulin resistance indexes in obese patients with different glucose tolerance status and sugery", J. Silva Nunes, Portugal

11.30-11.45 "Pharmacological targets to regain post-prandial insulin sensitivity", M. Paula
, Portugal

11.45-12.00 Invited lecture:"Liver function not immunosuppression determines glucose tolerance
M. Stockmann, Charite, Germany

12.00-14.00 Picnic lunch: Possibility to visit the botanic garden of Frankfurt "Palmengarten"

Session III: Cardio-Metabolic Research: Vascular Medicine & Epidemiology
Chairman: B.Balkau, France

14.00-14.30 Invited lecture:"Insulin resistance and the arterial wall", N. Marx, University Ulm,

14.30-14.45 Invited lecture:"Clamp-like index: a novel, highly sensitive insulin sensitivity index to
infusion rates from oral glucose tolerance test humans", C. Anderwald, Universitätsklinik Wien, Austria

14.45-15.15 Invited lecture:"The effect of Fenofibrate and Atorvastatin in patients with type 2
diabetes." K. Winkler, University Freiburg, Germany
15.15-15.30 "Risk of type II diabetes and impaired glucose regulation ("Prediabetes states") in the
adult population of Madrid: The PREDIMER and DE-PLAN studies", R.Gabriel, Spain
15.30-15.45 "Association between severity of coronary artery diseases, insulin resistance and
impaired glucose tolerance status in patients referred for coronary angiography", K.
, Serbia

15.45-16.00 "Effect of fat distribution on several cardio-metabolic parameters in a healthy
E. Bobbioni-Harsch, Switzerland
Alain Golay and Dr Thomas Konrad)



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