Obesity Research and Education Initiative

Event Archive

May

01

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

The Development of Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: a Growing Challenge

Sonia Caprio , MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Endocrinology
Yale Medical Group

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Drs. Norris & Tsalikian


May

08

12:00 PM-1:00PM

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Redesigning Sedentary Environments for Health Promotion

Lucas Carr , PhD
Assistant Professor
Human Health and Physiology
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Mark


May

08

12:00 PM-1:00PM

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

The Super Secret Shadow Organ that Facilitates Fat Metabolism

Brandon Davies , PhD
Assistant Professor
Biochemistry
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Mark


August

21

12:00 PM-1:00PM

1117 MERF

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Role of RABL6A, a novel pancreatic protein, in diabetes and obesity

Dawn Quelle , PhD
Associate Professor
Pharmacology
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Drs. Abel & Granner


August

21

12:00 PM-1:00PM

1117 MERF

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Targeting Mitochondrial Fission and Fusion Processes for Neuroprotection in Peripheral Diabetic Neuropathy

Yuriy Usachev , PhD
Professor
Pharmacology
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Drs. Abel & Granner


August

28

12:00 PM-1:00PM

2117 MERF

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Examining Peripheral Mechanisms of Antipsychotic-Induced Weight Gain: a Gut Microbiome Study

Chadi Calarge , MD
Associate Professor
Psychiatry and Pediatrics
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Drs. Abel & Granner


August

28

12:00 PM-1:00PM

2117 MERF

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Inflammation Inhibition for Vascular and Autonomic Dysfunction in Obese Prediabetic Humans

Gary Pierce , PhD
Assistant Professor
Human Physiology
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Drs. Abel & Granner


September

04

12:00 PM-1:00PM

2117 MERF

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

THE SCALPEL IS MIGHTIER THAN THE PILL: Surgical Weight Reduction versus Medical Weight Management for Severe Obesity

Isaac  Samuel , MD
Associate Professor
Surgery - Gastrointestinal, Mimimally-invasive and Bariatric Surgery
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Mark


September

18

12 pm-1 pm

2117 MERF

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Effects of Genetics and Dietary Fat on the Metabolic Syndrome in Lyon Rats

Anne  Kwitek , PhD
Associate Professor
Pharmacology
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Abel/Granner


September

18

12 pm-1 pm

2117 MERF

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Molecular Basis of Insulin Resistance in Bardet-Biedl Syndrome

Kamal Rahmouni , PhD
Associate Professor
Pharmacology
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Abel/Granner


September

25

12 pm-1 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Hyperglycemic modulation of fetal growth and insulin signaling

Andrew Norris , MD/PhD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics - Endocrinology and Diabetes
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Abel/Granner


October

02

12:00 PM-1:00PM

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Regulation of nutrient metabolism by FGF21

David  Mangelsdorf , PhD
Professor & Chairman
Pharmacology, Biochemistry
UT Southwestern

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Potthoff


October

09

12:00 PM-1:00PM

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Unraveling the CNS Pathways Regulating Energy Balance and Glucose Homeostasis

Joel Elmquist , PhD
Professor
Internal Medicine, Pharmacology, Psychiatry
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Lutter


October

23

12:00 PM-1:00PM

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Approaches to Promote Beta-Cell Regeneration to Counter Diabetes

Rohit Kulkarni , MD/PhD
Associate Professor in Medicine
Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Abel


November

04

7:00 pm-8:00 pm

 

The Iowa Obesity Network presents

Redesigning the Environment to Combat the Inactivity Epidemic

Lucas Carr , PhD
Assistant Professor
Health and Human Physiology
The University of Iowa

Event Announcement


November

06

12:00 PM-1:00PM

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

NF-kB signaling in adipose tissue inflammation and insulin resistance

Jeffrey  Pessin , PhD
Director
Diabetes Research Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Kevin Campbell


November

13

12 pm-1 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants to Gain a Better View of Lipid and Carbohydrate Metabolism

Brian Finck , PhD
Assistant Professor in Medicine
Division of Geriatrics & Nutritional Science
Washington University School of Medicine

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Abel


December

04

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

1289 CBRB 

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Leveraging proteomics and biochemistry to understand post-translational control of mitochondria in type 2 diabetes

Paul Grimsrud , PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Abel


December

11

2:00-3:00

1289  CBRB

Special Presentation

The Physiology of the Gut Brain Axis in Obesity and Diabetes

Darleen Sandoval , PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Endocrinology
University of Cincinnati

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC/ Dept. of Surgery