Delegation from McGill University in Canada Visits PKU Third Hospital Department of Endocrinology
On the afternoon of December 4, 2023, a delegation of 3 people, including Professor José A Morais, former president of the Canadian Geriatrics Society and director of the Department of Geriatrics at McGill University in Canada, and Professor Liu Junli from the Department of Medicine and Pathology at McGill University Health Center, visited the Endocrinology Department of Peking University Third Hospital (PKUTH).
During the exchange, Professor José A Morais delivered a lecture on clinical research, focusing on the research progress in insulin resistance, protein metabolism, sarcopenia and other diseases in patients with diabetes and elderly patients. In the question and answer session, there was a heated discussion on various cutting-edge topics including the choice of drugs for diabetes, skeletal muscle and insulin resistance, Glucose Clamp, and potential new treatment strategies for sarcopenia. Professor Liu Junli gave an online lecture on basic research, introducing the research progress in the field of islet regeneration.
The visit and two lectures are the first international exchange since the Department of Endocrinology of PKUTH was awarded the National Key Clinical Specialty Construction Project.
Written by: Wu Zhaoxia
Edited by: LiuXin
Source: Peking University Third Hospital