Javascript is not activated in your browser. This website needs javascript activated to work properly.
You are here

Rhapsody mini symposium

By defining novel biomarkers for an improved taxonomy of type 2 diabetes and its progression, RHAPSODY intends to open up new roads towards diabetes prevention and treatment, and accelerate the development of personalised diabetes care. Four years into the project, the RHAPSODY team is eager to share its achievements with patient and healthcare communities in the Öresund region and welcomes all to a half-day symposium on March 10, 2020.

Biomarkers for precision therapy and prevention of type 2 diabetes


13:30 Registration

14:00 Welcome
Leif Groop, Lund University Diabetes Centre, RHAPSODY vice-coordinator

14:05 Diabetes care - a clinician´s point of view
Andreas Festa, Eli Lilly, diabetologist

14:20 Diabetes care - a patient´s perspective
Anders Ekholm, Chair Greater Stockholm Diabetes Association

14:35 What does the Innovative Medicines Initiative do to help patients with diabetes?
Claire Varin, RHAPSODY industry coordinator, Servier Paris

14:45 The RHAPSODY project: Biomarkers in type 2 diabetes
Bernard Thoerns, RHAPSODY academic coordinator, Lausanne

15:15 Coffee break

15:45 A new diabetes patient sub-classification: whats´s next?
Emma Ahlqvist, Lund University Diabetes Centre

16:00 A new diabetes patient sub-classification: its application in RHAPSODY
Roderick Slieker, Leiden University Medical Center

16:15 Panel discussion "Why does it matter?"
Moderator: Andreas Fest
Participants: Claire Varin, Bernard Thorens, Anders Ekholm, Elizabeth Robertson (Diabees UK), Karin Filipsson (Scania University Hospital), Steven Kahn (RHAPSODY scientic advisor)

17:15 Wrap-up and conclusions, followed by mingle and open discussion
Claire Varin, Bernard Thorens

18:30 End of the meeting

The symposium is free of charge, however registration is mandatory at Rhapsody web page


10 March 2020 13:30 to 18:30
Jubileumsaulan, MFC, Jan Waldenströms gata 1, SUS Malmö

About the event

10 March 2020 13:30 to 18:30
Jubileumsaulan, MFC, Jan Waldenströms gata 1, SUS Malmö

Lund University Diabetes Centre, CRC, SUS Malmö, Jan Waldenströms gata 35, House 91:12. SE-214 28 Malmö. Telephone: +46 40 39 10 00