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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 ...

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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September

03

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

2117 MERF

Special Seminar: Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Cardiovascular Autonomic Neuropathy and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Diabetes

Rodica Pop-Busui , MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Co-Director, Neuropathy Center
University of Michigan

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


September

08

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Protein kinase C-alpha negatively regulates autophagy and induces neural tube defects by repressing PGC-1alpha expression in diabetic pregnancies

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

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Hosted by: FOEDRC


September

15

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

David  Ludwig , MD, PhD
The John Fielding Crigler, Jr. & Mary Adele Sippel Crigler Chair in Pediatric Endocrinology
Director, Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Clinic; Director, New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center
Harvard/Boston Children's Hospital

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI