2nd Copenhagen Symposium on Fetal Programming 14 November 2014

Centre for Fetal Programming and the Danish Diabetes Academy were together organizing an international symposium titled Developmental Programming of Metabolism: Recent Advances, Current Controversies, and Future Challenges.  

At the symposium, leading international experts were adressing a number of central issues in the field of fetal programming, including:

  • Causes and consequences of gestational diabetes
  • Programming of the endocrine pancreas
  • Programming of the immune system
  • Lessons from famine incidences
  • Epigenetics and maternal nutrition
  • Role of environmental chemicals
  • Role of microbiota

The speakers came from National Institutes of Health, Harvard School of Public Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philipps University and University of Copenhagen. See the full programme here.

The symposium was held on The World Diabetes Day, 14 November 2014. The venue for the symposium was the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s auditorium, Tuborg Havnevej 19, 2900 Hellerup (Copenhagen).

Acta Special Issue

The November 2014 Issue of Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica had fetal programming as theme with guest Editor: Sjurdur F. Olsen Assistant issue editors: Ekaterina Maslova and Marin Ström. 

Special Issue: Fetal programming
November 2014 Volume 93, Issue 11 Pages 1073–1206