Obesity Research and Education Initiative

  • OREI Graphic

Initiative News

View All

Potthoff Lab Announcements

  Potthoff Laboratory publishes in Diabetes

New Faculty Announcement: Sebag and Sindler

The Obesity Research and Education Initiative (OREI) is proud to welcome two new faculty members, Dr. Julien Sebag in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and the Fraternal Order of E...

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

View All

October

27

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Investigating Mechanisms and Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Atrophy

Chris Adams , MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology and Metabolism
The University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


November

03

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Bioactive sphingolipids in cardiac lipotoxicity

L. Ashley Cowart , PhD
Assistant Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Medical University of South Carolina

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


November

10

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Reaching children where they live, eat, and play: Preventing and controlling childhood obesity

Guadalupe Ayala , PhD
Professor
Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science
San Diego State University

Hosted by: OREI