CARING results presented @ symposium

Last Friday (October 16), results from all Work Packages were presented at the CARING symposium in the Sonnenborgh in Utrecht. In addition, several invited speakers presented relevant work /topics in relation to the CARING project. The following presentations were given:

•CARING: an introduction of the project (Dr. Marieke De Bruin) 

•Sketching the regulatory landscape around CARING (Dr. Xavier Kurz)

•Transforming data from five countries into a Common Data Model (Prof. Morten Andersen)

•Extrapolating confounder information of a subset to a broader population (Dr. Vidar Hjellvik)    

•Molecular evidence for an insulin-cancer relationship (Dr. Marjanka Schmidt)   

•Pharmacoepidemiological evidence for an insulin-cancer relationship (Dr. Jari Haukka) 

•Safety issues of other antidiabetic drugs: the SAFEGUARD project (Prof. Miriam Sturkenboom)

•Diabetes and cancer: the research gaps (Prof. Andrew Renehan)

Further, there were several sessions in which CARING methods, results and implications were discussed. We would like to thank all the speakers and participants for an inspiring day!