Keynote Speaker

Bruce Spiegelman, Harvard University, USA
K. Sreekumaran Nair

Bruce M. Spiegelman is the Stanley J. Korsmeyer Professor at Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Spiegelman received a B.S. with highest honors from the College of William and Mary in 1974, his PhD in biochemistry from Princeton University in 1978, and completed postdoctoral work at MIT. He joined Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in 1982. His research focuses on fat cell biology, diabetes and muscular diseases. Major honors include Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Distinguished Achievement in Metabolic Research; Rolf Luft Award in Endocrinology, Karolinska Institute; the Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement, American Diabetes Association; Manpei Suzuki International Prize for Diabetes Research (Japan), InBev-Baillet Latour Health Prize, Belgium. Spiegelman has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies.

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