Immunology of Diabetes Society

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The Immunology of Diabetes Society is an
international collaborative initiative set up to
advance research related to the etiology,
pathogenesis, prevention and cure of
type 1 diabetes.

12th International Congress of the
Immunology of Diabetes Society

[Photos from 12th IDS]

13th International Congress of the Immunology of Diabetes Society will be held in Melbourne, Australia between December 7 to 11, 2013.

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  • 2nd Islet Autoantibody Standardization Program (IASP) proficiency evaluation -IASP 2013. Click here to more Information
  • To know all about the ongoing effort in the Genetics of Type 1 Diabetes.
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Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Oct 23: The cation efflux transporter ZnT8 (Slc30A8) is a major autoantigen in human type 1 diabetes. Nature. 2008 Sep 21. [Epub ahead of print]: Innate immunity and intestinal microbiota in the development of Type 1 diabetes. 2008 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print]: Tissue- and age-specific changes in gene expression during disease induction and progression in NOD mice Clin Immunol. Lancet. 2008 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print]: Effect of candesartan on prevention (DIRECT-Prevent 1) and progression (DIRECT-Protect 1) of retinopathy in type 1 diabetes: randomised, placebo-controlled trials. Diabetes. 2008 Oct;57(10):2555-62.: The "perfect storm" for type 1 diabetes: the complex interplay between intestinal microbiota, gut permeability, and mucosal immunity. Lancet. 2008 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print]: Nasal insulin to prevent type 1 diabetes in children with HLA genotypes and autoantibodies conferring increased risk of disease: a double-blind, randomised controlled trial. J Clin Invest. 2008 Oct;118(10):3268-71: Novel epitope begets a novel pathway in type 1 diabetes progression. J Clin Invest. 2008 Oct 1;118(10):3390-3402: CTLs are targeted to kill beta cells in patients with type 1 diabetes through recognition of a glucose-regulated preproinsulin epitope. N Engl J Med. 2008 Oct 2;359(14):1464-76: Continuous glucose monitoring and intensive treatment of type 1 diabetes.