The Rongxiang Xu, MD, Center for Regenerative Therapeutics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Wyss Institute at Harvard University present: The Diabetic Lower Extremity Symposium: From Innovation to Therapy
This meeting will focus on the management of diabetic lower extremity and other chronic wounds. The meeting will include top experts from all over the world and will facilitate interaction between small and big pharma and academicians.
What is this meeting about?
Diabetic foot problems significantly impair the quality of life of diabetic patients. Each year in the United States, these complications lead to more than 750,000 new diabetic foot ulcers and 70,000 lower extremity amputations. This extraordinary one and a half day symposium will promote better understanding of the unmet management needs of Diabetic Lower Extremity (DLE) complications and the new therapeutic approaches that are currently under development.
Provide an overview of current and unmet management of DLE complications caused by reduced blood supply and/or neuropathic damage
Discuss new developments in basic, translational and biomaterial research that impact DLE management
Explore new therapeutic approaches, from early pre-clinical to late clinical stage of development through presentations from leaders in academia and in the biotechnology industry
Identify possible areas of collaboration between academia and industry.
The Boston Marriott, Copley Place--We have reserved a discounted rate at the Boston Marriott Copley Place located at 110 Huntington Avenue, Boston Massachusetts 02116. Please call (800) 228-9290 or (617) 236-5800 and mention you are participating in the DLE Symposium. The discounted rate of $309 will be available until October 16, 2019.
The Inn at Longwood Medical- 342 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 • 617-731-4700
Airport Shuttle Service to The Inn at Longwood Medical- Airport Shuttle Service to The Inn at Longwood Medical is provided by Go Boston Shuttle Service. Please click on the following link to make a reservation.
The Courtyard Marriott- 40 Webster Street, Brookline, MA 02446 • 617-734-1393 • Hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to Longwood Medical area
The Fairmont Copley Plaza- 138 St. James Ave, Boston, MA 02215 • 617-267-5300 • 10 minute cab ride to the Conference Center and also accessible on the MBTA
The Holiday Inn- 1200 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02445 • 617-277-1200 • Located 1.5 miles from the Conference Center. Hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to Longwood Medical area
Hampton Inn & Suites Crosstown Center- 811 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA • 617-445-6400 • Hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to Longwood Medical area
Residence Inn Marriott - Boston Back Bay - Fenway- 125 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215 • 617-236-8787 • This is within walking distance of Conference Center
Hotel Commonwealth- 500 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215 • 617-933-5000 • This is located within a short cab ride to Conference Center
Sheraton Boston Westin Boston & Waterfront - The Sheraton and Westin are about 10 minute cab ride from the Conference Center and also accessible on the MBTA
Learners must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Well Assembled Meetings. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statement
Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The symposium organizers welcome abstracts for poster submissions from academic labs, clinical units and all levels of industry. Posters that address the biology, management and treatment of diabetic lower extremity complications, including new potential therapeutic strategies will be considered. The best three posters will be presented as oral presentations. Prizes for the best posters will be offered.
$10,000 PLATINUM LEVEL SUPPORTER
$7,500 GOLD LEVEL SUPPORTER
To become a Sponsor - Please Contact:
Diabetic Lower Extremity Symposium/Well-Assembled Meetings
503-635-4761 ext 107
$5,000 SILVER LEVEL SUPPORTER
$2,000 BRONZE LEVEL SUPPORTER
$500 FRIEND of WYSS/DLES SUPPORTER
$2,500 EXHIBITOR LEVEL SUPPORTER
$500 FRIEND OF WYSS/DLES (no exhibitor table or sales representative privileges)
$250 ADDITIONAL ATTENDEE