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Kathleen Janz presented at the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Physical Activity: Moving Toward Obesity Solutions

Dr. Kathleen Janz, Professor in the Department of Health and Human Physiology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Associate Director of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative at the...

Michael Lutter et al., advance understanding of gene linked to eating disorders

Michael Lutter, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry in the Carver College of Medicine and a member of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative, and a team of researchers ...

Lucas Carr to present at the annual Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference

Dr. Lucas Carr, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Human Physiology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a member the Obesity Research and Education Initiative at the Unive...

Eric Taylor receives new R01

Dr. Eric Taylor, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and member of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative was recently awarded a new NIH R01 entitled “Regulation of Hepatic Gl...

Brandon Davies awarded a 2015 Carver Trust Grant

Dr. Brandon Davies, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and member of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative has been awarded a 2015 Carver Trust Medical Research Initiative G...

Upcoming Events

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May

04

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Central Circuits of thermoregulatory leptin action

Heike Muenzberg-Gruening , PhD
Associate Professor
Central Leptin Signaling
LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center

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Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


May

11

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Donald  McClain , MD, PhD
Professor
Medicine and Biochemistry
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


May

18

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Mehboob  Hussain , MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Biological Chemistry
Director, Cell Biology Core of Diabetes Research Center
Johns Hopkins University

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI