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Dr. Brenner Wins the 2014 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence

Charles Brenner, Founding Co-director of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative and Professor and Roy J. Carver Chair of the Department of Biochemistry, has received a 2014 Regents Award for Fa...

Drs. Tucker, Carr, Scholz, and Curtis receive Stead Excellence Grant

Targeting a Fat-Accumulation Gene: Nature's News and Views by Charles Brenner

Dr. Charles Brenner, a founding co-director of the University of Iowa Obesity Research and Education Initiative and member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC) wrote an a...

Upcoming Events

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August

25

1:00pm-2:00pm

1289 CBRB

DOT P&F

Pilot & Feasibility Grant Recipient Progress Updates

Dawn Quelle, PhD, Chadi Carlarge, PhD/John Kirby, PhD , -
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The University of Iowa

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Hosted by: FOEDRC


August

25

3:00 pm-4:00 pm

2117 MERF

Special Seminar: Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Bariatric surgeries and postprandial glucose metabolism: Yin and Yang

Marzieh Salehi , MD, MS, FACP
Associate Professor
Dept. of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
University of Cincinnati

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Hosted by: FOEDRC


September

08

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Peixin  Yang , PhD
Associate Professor
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences & Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Maryland

Hosted by: FOEDRC