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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...

Kimberly Merchant receives funding to conduct statewide eating disorder needs assessment

Kimberly A. S. Merchant, MA, a Research Associate in the Department of Health Management & Policy in the College of Public Health and member of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative, received ...

Article of interest by Drs. Muta, Morgan & Rahmouni

Professor Linda Snetselaar to deliver the UI Presidential Lecture

 Dr. Linda Snetselaar, Associate Provost of Outreach and Engagement, Professor of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health, Associate Director of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative, Edi...

Upcoming Events

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April

06

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Oxidative capacity, skeletal muscle fuel use and their relationship to aging

Charles Burant , MD, PhD
Director of the Michigan Metabolomics and Obesity Center
Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Professor of Metabolism & Professor, Internal Medicine and Molecular & Integrative Physiology
University of Michigan

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Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


April

13

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Karin Bornfelt , PhD
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pathology
Associate Director, Diabetes & Obesity Center of Excellence
University of Washington

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


April

20

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Lori  Sussel , PhD
Associate Professor of Genetics and Development
Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center
Columbia University

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI