Diabetes Research Webinar

Diabetes at the turning point – Industry, research & opportunity

On November 10, 2020, Edmonton Global hosted a webinar showcasing the various streams of research that are taking place at the Alberta Diabetes Institute (ADI) by some of the world’s leading experts on the subject including:

  • Dr. Peter Light, Director, Alberta Diabetes Institute (ADI)
  • Dr. Vincent Rogers, Director of Operations, ADI
  • Dr. James Shapiro, Professor, University of Alberta, Department of Surgery
  • Dr. Carla Prado, Director, Human Nutrition Research Unit, ADI
  • Dr. Greg Korbutt, Scientific Director, Alberta Cell Manufacturing Facility, ADI
  • Dr. Patrick MacDonald, Director, IsletCore, ADI

The webinar also included conversations with:

  • Reg Joseph, CEO, Health City Edmonton
  • Adam Marsella, Director of External Affairs, Novo Nordisk Canada

Attendees had the opportunity to ask the panelists questions and listen to a round table discussion around these topics.

Have more questions? Let’s talk.

Email Robert Sikora

Senior Business Development Manager




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We’d like to thank the Trade Commissioner Service in Copenhagen and Stockholm for their help in supporting and promoting this event. 

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