Insulin Anniversary Meeting Programme - Day 1

100th Anniversary Meeting

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Day 1: Tuesday, 11th January 2022

Session 1, 10.10 - 11.15

The Banting, Best, Collip, Macleod & Marjorie Symposium, sponsored by Eli Lilly & Co Ltd

Chaired by Dr Dipesh Patel & Prof Ketan Dhatariya

This symposium has been funded by Eli Lilly & Co Ltd who have had no input into the organisation of the event or the content of the symposium.

Session time Session title Speaker
10:10 - 10:15 Introduction & welcome

Dr. Dipesh Patel,

ABCD Chair

10:15 - 10:45 The discovery of insulin

Professor George Alberti,

Newcastle University

10:45 - 11:15 Diabetes, Insulin and the life of RD Lawrence

Mrs. Jane Lawrence
Mr. Hugo Lawrence

Session 2, 11.30 - 12.30

The Gang of Three Symposium (thank you gang of three)

Chaired by Dr Richard Greenwood
Session time Session title Speaker
11:30 - 11:55 Insulin - the first 50 years: from muck and meals to gin-clear nights

Professor Philip Home,

Newcastle University

11:55 - 12:10 Insulin - the next 25 years: a momentous transformation of diabetes care: 1970's to the millennium

Professor Kenneth M Shaw,

University of Portsmouth

12:10 - 12:30 Insulin - the sharp end of the needle; experiences of 48 years with diabetes

Dr. Huw Alban Davies,

Diabetes Care Trust

Session 3, 13.30 - 14.15

Chaired by Dr Umesh Dashora & Dr Russell Drummond
Session time Session title Speaker
13:30 - 13:50 The DCCT

Dr. Bob Ryder,

City Hospital

13:50 - 14:15 Hypoglycaemia unawareness

Professor Stephanie Amiel,

King's College London

Session 4, 14.15 - 15.00

The Robert Turner Symposium, sponsored by Sanofi

Chaired by Alex Wright & Dr Bob Ryder

This symposium has been funded by Sanofi who have had no input into the organisation of the event or the content of the symposium.

Session time Session title Speaker
14:15 - 14:40 UKPDS

Professor Rury Holman,

University of Oxford

14:40 - 15:00 Treating to target

Dr. Bob Ryder,

City Hospital

Session 5, 15.30 - 16.10

The Sanger / Hodgkin Symposium, sponsored by Novo Nordisk Ltd

Chaired by Professor David Russell-Jones
This session has been organised and funded by Novo Nordisk and is for UK healthcare professionals.
Novo Nordisk products will be discussed. Prescribing information and adverse event reporting information will be available at the meeting. UK21DI00560 Date of Prep: Nov-2021

Session time Session title Speaker
15:30 - 15:40 Interview with Alex Wright - reflections of 60 years of caring for people with diabetes.

Dr. Alex Wright,

Queen Elizabeth Hospital


Professor David Russell-Jones,

Royal Surrey Hospital and University of Surrey

15:40 - 15:50 The work of Frederick Sanger & Dorothy Hodgkin. Advances in insulin development over time.

Professor David Russell-Jones,

Royal Surrey Hospital and University of Surrey

15:50 - 16:00 Insulin: the power of language.

Professor Partha Kar,

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

16:00 - 16:10 Discussion

Session 6, 16.10 - 17.10

The David Pyke and Peter Watkins Symposium

Chaired by Professor Stephanie Amiel & Dr Chris Walton
Session time Session title Speaker
16:10 - 16:30 Handing control to the patient - structured education

Professor Simon Heller,

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

16:30 - 16:50 Islet cell transplantation

Dr. Yee Seun Cheah,

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

16:50 - 17:10 20 years of the British Journal of Diabetes (and Vascular Disease)

Professor Clifford Bailey,

Aston University


Dr. Caroline Day,

Aston University

Evening Social Session

Session time Session title
19:00 Drinks reception and conference dinner

There will be a toast to Banting, Best, Collip, Macleod & Marjorie.

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