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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...

David Frisvold study: Soda tax does little to curb obesity

Dr. David Frisvold, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the Tippie College of Business and a member of the Obesity Research and Educational Initiative (OREI), was recently noted in a...

Helena Laroche study: Offering healthier foods in concession stands good for both sales and satisfaction

Helena Laroche, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and a member of the UI Obesity Research and Education Initiative and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, was...

Upcoming Events

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April

22

12:00-1:00

1110 MERF

Health Science Research Week - Diabetes: Mechanisms and Treatments

Keynote Lecture: “Metabolic Neuropathy and Cardiovascular Disease: The Chicken or the Egg?”

Eva L. Feldman , MD, PhD
Russel N. DeJong Professor of Neurology
Neurology
University of Michigan

Hosted by: FOEDRC


April

23

12:00-1:00

1110 MERF

Health Science Research Week – Diabetes: Mechanisms and Treatment

Keynote Lecture: “Neuronal Control of Metabolism”

Jens C. Brüning , MD
Director
Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research
University of Cologne

Hosted by: FOEDRC


April

24

12:00-1:00

1110 MERF

Health Science Research Week – Diabetes: Mechanisms and Treatment

Keynote Lecture: “The Regulation of Metabolism by Insulin and Glucagon”

Morris J. Birnbaum , MD, PhD
Associate Director, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism
Associate Dean for Biomedical Cores
University of Pennsylvania

Hosted by: FOEDRC