TypeOneNation Summit 2017

April 22, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA
9:30 am

Tickets: Early Bird (Before 3/22): Child under 18 - $6.00; Adult - $8.00, After 3/22: Child - $10.00; Adult - $12.00

Join other individuals, families, and caregivers affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D) at all life stages for a day of education and connection at the TypeOneNation Summit presented by Allegheny Health Network Center for Diabetes. Talk to experts about research advances, meet with other attendees to exchange ideas, and participate in discussions important to you. Tickets include access to The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and a complimentary lunch.

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  • Sanjoy Dutta, Ph.D.

    Sanjoy Dutta, Ph.D.

    Assistant Vice President, Translational Development and International Partnerships

    Keynote Speaker

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    Sanjoy Dutta, Ph.D.

    Assistant Vice President, Translational Development and International Partnerships

    Sanjoy Dutta, Ph.D., is the assistant vice president of Translational Development and International Partnerships at JDRF. In this role, he strategically manages a portfolio of academic, biotech, and pharmaceutical initiatives and partnerships that evaluate a strong and promising pipeline of candidate drugs, devices, and related opportunities relevant for all ages and stages of type 1 diabetes.
    Previously, Dr. Dutta was the associate director of translational medicine and clinical biomarkers at Bristol-Myers Squibb, overseeing the metabolic diseases therapeutic area. He worked on multiple programs in early- and late-stage clinical development, discovering, developing, and validating markers of efficacy, safety, mechanism, genetic predisposition, and other aspects in diabetes and obesity. He was part of the team whose work led to the development of Onglyza and Forxiga, currently on the market for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Prior to Bristol-Myers Squibb, he was principal scientist of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases at Hoffmann-La Roche.
    Dr. Dutta obtained his doctorate from the department of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Southern California. He received postdoctoral training from the department of cell biology and the Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical School, where he developed and studied genetic models of diabetes.

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Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

7340 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
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TYPEONENATION SUMMIT INCLUDES:

  1. Your choice of a wide variety of breakout sessions like T1D nutrition, diabetes burn out, emotional support, T1D at school, T1D & Sports, and much more! Programming developed by leading scientists, medical experts, and parents just like you!
  2. Kids Zone for children ages 4+: Kids will be supervised by trained volunteers and a medical team. Children in Kid’s Zone will play games, meet animals, and visit the Kid’s Kingdom Zoo!
  3. Admission to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and a lunch are included. You are free to enjoy the zoo until it closes at 6pm!

Speakers and break out sessions TBA. Visit www.typeonenationsummit.eventbrite.com to see our selection from last year.

Questions? Please contact Carling Nolan at 412-258-1319 or cnolan@jdrf.org.

Registration closes on April 19th, 2017.

*Limited financial assistance is available. If needed, please call 412-258-1319 or email cnolan@jdrf.org.

TrialNet will be onsite all-day to answer questions about current diabetes clinical trials and offer a chance to get tested for diabetes antibodies. For more information, please visit https://www.diabetestrialnet.org/.

Event Contact

Carling Nolan
412-471-1414 x2 | cnolan@jdrf.org