In its second edition, held from the 27th to the 29th of September, YES Meeting continued to count on the strong support from the professors form the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto. An important step towards its international recognition was given by establishing international partnerships with other students Meetings.
The scientific sessions focused on Diabetes mellitus, Endothelium, Thyroid Pathology, Arterial Hypertension, Asthma, Ischemic Heart Disease, Ethics in Scientific Publication, Immunomodulation, Oncobiology, Chronic Pain, Hematology, Stroke and Osteoarticular Pain.
The participation of international speakers was much more significant and, among others, we could count with the participation of Prof. Eleftheria Zeggini from the Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Prof. Curtis L. Triplitt from the University of Texas Health Science Center and Prof. Marshall Devor from the Department for Cell and Animal Biology, Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
The highlight of this edition was the lecture on “Ethics in Scientific Publication” given by Prof. João Lobo Antunes.