EASD-EGIR MEETING “New Voyages of Discovery Towards Understanding Insulin Action”, Lisbon, Portugal

Project FOIE GRAS ESRs and PIs presented their recent research results at the EASD-EGIR MEETING “New Voyages of Discovery Towards Understanding Insulin Action” and 7th EASD NAFLD STUDY GROUP MEETING “NAFLD/NASH Progression, New Frontiers and Controversies”, which were held from 8-10 May 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal and were organized by APDP Diabetes.

Mireia Alemany Pagès – ESR13 (CNC, Portugal) “NAFLD Awareness amongst T2DM patients – A qualitative case study at the Portuguese Diabetic Association (APDP)”

Bárbara Patrício – ESR6 (CNR,Italy) “Effect of the GLP-1RA exenatide or diet in the metabolomic profile of morbid obese NAFLD”

Getachew Debas – ESR4 (CNC, Portugal) ”13C NMR of hepatic triglyceride from mice fed fructose plus [U-13C]glucose informs the contribution of glucose to de novo lipogenesis and elongation of specific fatty acid classes”

Rui Silva ESR9- (IIBB CSIC, Spain) “Role of aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) in fatty liver preservation”

 Inês Simões ESR1- (NENCKI, Poland) “Mitochondria as a key player in the pathophysiology of NAFLD disease”

Piero Portincasa (UNIBA, Italy) “Functional (dynamic) tests for the evaluation of the liver damage & progression?”

Amalia Gastaldelli (CNR, Italy) “Lipotoxicity in NAFLD and Type 2 Diabetes”

John Jones (CNC, Portugal) “Studies of fatty acid synthesis from fructose and glucose”