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Initiative News

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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...

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...

Upcoming Events

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September

22

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Regulation of musculoskeletal function in health and disease

Keith Baar , PhD
Assistant Professor
Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavio and Physiology and Membrane Biology
UC Davis School of Medicine

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


September

29

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Molecular dissection of the VGF-derived peptide TLQP-21 functions in obesity

Alessandro Bartolomucci , PhD
Assistant Professor
Integrative Biology & Physiology
University of Minnesota

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


October

06

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

David Allison , PhD
Associate Dean for Science, Quetelet Endowed Professor of Public Health
Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Center
University of Alabama, Birmingham

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI