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Chair’s Address Mary Anne Lim-Abrahan, MD Chair 8 th Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in

Chair’s Address Mary Anne Lim-Abrahan, MD Chair 8 th Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Renaissance Makati City Hotel Makati, Philippines

To: Researchers and Clinicians All over the world Diabetes mellitus affecting 190 million people

To: Researchers and Clinicians All over the world Diabetes mellitus affecting 190 million people worldwide Prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Asia varies from 1 to 30%

Beginnings The First Board Meeting of the Study Group of Molecular Diabetology May 22,

Beginnings The First Board Meeting of the Study Group of Molecular Diabetology May 22, 1998 Wakayama Prefecture, Japan

Wakayama Prefectu. Re Japan

Wakayama Prefectu. Re Japan

China Hong Kong Indonesia Japan Korea Philippines Taiwan Thailand Growth

China Hong Kong Indonesia Japan Korea Philippines Taiwan Thailand Growth

The 1 st Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Osaka, Japan To answer important

The 1 st Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Osaka, Japan To answer important questions on the development of diabetes and its complications To promote mutual enlightenment on molecular diabetology in Asia To provide opportunities to build networks for the investigation of diabetes among Asian ethnic groups To: Participants from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand

Seoul, Korea

Seoul, Korea

The 2 nd Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Seoul, Korea Evidence for the

The 2 nd Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Seoul, Korea Evidence for the mitochondrial hypothesis of From: insulin resistance and its The Seoul National clinical implications University Hospital Lecture by Prof Hong Kyu Lee Seoul, Korea

Shanghai, China

Shanghai, China

The 4 th Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Shanghai, China Polymorphisms in fatexpressed

The 4 th Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Shanghai, China Polymorphisms in fatexpressed PPAR- and sequence variations in APM 1 gene coding for adiponectin, and involvement in the transition between obesity and type 2 diabetes Lecture by Dr Philippe Froguel From: The Park Hotel Shanghai, China

Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan

The 6 th Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Taipei, Taiwan Evidence supporting the

The 6 th Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Taipei, Taiwan Evidence supporting the relation of genes involved in adipogenesis and the development of insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome Lecture by Prof Lee-Ming Chuang From: The Grand Hotel Taipei, Taiwan

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

The 7 th Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Taipei, Taiwan Challenge: Applying new

The 7 th Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Taipei, Taiwan Challenge: Applying new knowledge on the genomics of diabetes for the benefit of the community Lecture by Prof Juliana C N Chan From: The Regal Airport Hotel Hong Kong, SAR

The Philippines

The Philippines

The 8 th Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Welcome to the Philippines! From:

The 8 th Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia Welcome to the Philippines! From: The Organizing Committee The Renaissance Makati City Hotel Makati, Philippines