Thousands set to gather for European diabetes conference

By Editor
7th September 2017
Good practice, Research

The latest research findings in the field of diabetes are set to be unveiled next week at one of the largest conferences for professionals worldwide.

Scientists, physicians, students, postdocs and nurses are set to attend the 47th European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting in Lisbon from Monday, September 11, to Friday, September 15.

The aims of the association is to encourage and support research in the field of diabetes, the rapid diffusion of acquired knowledge and to facilitate its application.

There are more than 5,000 active network members from over 100 countries throughout the world.

EASD holds its Annual Meeting in a different European city each year with more than 15,000 delegates from over 130 countries attending. The scientific programme includes more than 1,200 talks and presentations on the latest results in diabetes research by leading experts in the field.

Luis Gradate Correia, chairman of the local organising committee for this year’s event, said: “It is an honour to welcome this major scientific event back to our city in 2017.”

The meeting will take place in the Parque das Nações, at the International Fair of Lisbon (FIL).

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