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 Home / About Us > Dr Constantin Polychronakos > Invited Speaker
Invited Lectures outside McGill (past five years)

The genetics of type 1 diabetes: beyond HLA HumatropeR symposium, Banff Alberta
Sponsored by Eli Lilly
February 1998
The IDDM2 locus: functional evaluation and parent-of-origin effects Research seminar, U of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Children's Hospital January 1998
Mitochondrial Diabetes Symposium: The Molecular Basis of Diabetes Mellitus, University of Athens, Greece
Other invited speakers included Simian Taylor, NIH, and T. Merriman, Oxford
April 1998
A cure for juvenile diabetes.
How far are we?
The first Congress of the Hellenic Diabetic Federation. Athens, Greece
April 1998
Parental imprinting:
relevance to human disease
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ioannina. Ioannina Greece. Sponsored by Bayer April 1998
Functional Evaluation of the IDDM2 locus Research Seminar, Department of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Greece. Sponsored by the Hellenic Diabetes Federation
April 1998
Genotype-dependent parent-of-origin effects The Spring Meeting of the British Genetical Society, Warwick University, England
April 1998
Genetic risk factors for insulin-dependent diabetes NIH workshop on vaccines and autoimmune diabetes. US National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD May 1998
Genetic control of epigenetic modifications in imprinted genes NIEH-sponsored symposium on Imprinting and environmental disease susceptibility
Duke University

October 1998
Functional evaluation of IDDM2 locus Schneider Children's Medical Center, Tel Aviv March 1999
Parental imprinting Schneider Children's Medical Center, Tel Aviv March 1999
Molecular endocrinology of cancer Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Endocrine Society March 1999
The IGF system in cancer Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Endocrine Society, Athens March 1999
The genetics of autoimmune diabetes: beyond HLA Dept. of Genetics, University of Manitoba Feb. 2000
The insulin VNTR in diabetes City-wide Endocrine Rounds, U of Toronto Feb. 2000
Viral infections in the etiology of autoimmune diabetes “Infection and chronic disease: strange bedfellows” Health Canada May 2000
Genetics of type 1 diabetes American University of Beirut, Dept. of Peds Feb 2001
Immunogenetics of diabetes University of Pittsburgh March 2001
The Human Genome Project: what is in it for the endocrinologist? Serono Symposium: Review of Pediatric Endocrinology July 2001
Immunogenetics of Diabetes Joint International Pediatric Endocrine Societies meeting, Montreal July 2001
Transient Neonatal Diabetes: a model of endocrine disease due to defects in parental imprinting The Annual Congress of the Italian Society for Pediatric Endocrinology, Trieste, Italy October 2001
Diabète type 1 génétique et génomique Réunion Scientifique de l'Hôpital Ste-Justine, Montréal, Québec January 2002
Genetic testing in Endocrine Research and Practice 12th Balkan Congress of Endocrinology, Thessaloniki Greece. May 2003
Newly discovered forms of Mendelian diabetes in the young: insights and puzzles The Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society annual meeting, Seattle. May 2003
Insulin: expression in the thymus and T-cell self-tolerance Symposium talk at annual meeting of American Diabetes Association, New Orleans. June 2003
Parental genomic imprinting: Implications for health, disease and organism cloning University of Montreal. April 2003
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