Obesity Research and Education Initiative

Event Archive

September

25

12 pm-1 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Musclin- a Novel Exercise-Induced Myokine: Potential Role in Adipose Tissue Mobilization

Leonid Zingmand , MD
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Abel/Granner


November

07

12:00 PM-1:00PM

2117 MERF

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Fitness or Fatness: Which Is More Important for Health?

Steven Blair , P.E.D.
Professor
Department of Exercise Science
University of South Carolina

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Lucas Carr


November

20

12 pm-1 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Of mice and men: insights into brown fat and energy metabolism

Yu-Hua Tseng , PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Principal Faculty & Investigator, Integrative Physiology & Metabolism
Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical School

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Abel


December

11

12:00pm-1:00pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Changing Environments to Ensure Healthy Physical Activity in Young Children

Dianne Stanton Ward , EdD
Professor
Nutrition
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Kathleen Janz


December

18

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Passing through a ketone body transporter: from a genetic screen for zebrafish hepatic steatosis mutants to identifying inhibitors of HMG-Coenzyme A reductase

Amnon Schlegel , MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine and Biochemistry
University of Utah School of Medicine, Utah Diabetes and Endocrinology Center

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Abel


January

29

12:00 PM-1:00PM

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Regulation of glucose tolerance and sympathetic nerve activity by melanocortin 4 receptor signaling in the lateral hypothalamus

Micheal Lutter , MD/PhD
Assistant Professor
Psychiatry
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


February

05

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Novel mechanisms for exercise-induced adaptations to subcutaneous adipose tissue

Kristin  Stanford , PhD
Research Associate & Instructor
Medicine & Metabolism
Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC/HHP


February

12

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Epigenomic regulation of metabolism by HDAC3 and nuclear receptor corepressors (NCORs)

Zheng Sun , PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
University of Pennsylvania

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


February

19

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Mitochondrial Proteome Regulation in the Heart: A Role for miRNA Therapy?

John  Hollander , PhD
Associate Professor
Exercise Physiology
West Virginia University

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC/HHP


February

26

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Diabetes and Obesity Talks

NO PRESENTATION

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March

05

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Food Pricing and School-Based Interventions to Reduce Childhood Obesity

David Frisvold , PhD
Assistant Professor
Economics, Tippie College of Business
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: OREI


March

12

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Metabolic Action of Rho-kinase in Glucose and Energy Metabolism

Young-Bum Kim , PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


March

26

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Organelle Stress Response in Obesity

Ling Yang , PhD
Research Associate
Genetics & Complex Diseases
Harvard School of Public Health

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


April

02

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Obesity and Hypertension: Role of Leptin - CNS Melanocortin System……..and the Kidneys

John Hall , PhD
Arthur C. Guyton Professor & Chair and Director, Mississippi Center for Obesity Research
Physiology and Biophysics
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Event Announcement

Hosted by: OREI


April

16

Noon-1:00p.m.

1289  CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talk

Insulin Resistance in Heart Failure—Something New

E. Dale Abel , MD PhD
John B. Stokes III Chair in Diabetes, Director: Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, Director: Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Biochemistry
The University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


April

22

12:00-1:00

1110 MERF

Health Science Research Week - Diabetes: Mechanisms and Treatments

Keynote Lecture: “Metabolic Neuropathy and Cardiovascular Disease: The Chicken or the Egg?”

Eva L. Feldman , MD, PhD
Russel N. DeJong Professor of Neurology
Neurology
University of Michigan

Hosted by: FOEDRC


April

23

12:00-1:00

1110 MERF

Health Science Research Week – Diabetes: Mechanisms and Treatment

Keynote Lecture: “Neuronal Control of Metabolism”

Jens C. Brüning , MD
Director
Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research
University of Cologne

Hosted by: FOEDRC


April

24

12:00-1:00

1110 MERF

Health Science Research Week – Diabetes: Mechanisms and Treatment

Keynote Lecture: “The Regulation of Metabolism by Insulin and Glucagon”

Morris J. Birnbaum , MD, PhD
Associate Director, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism
Associate Dean for Biomedical Cores
University of Pennsylvania

Hosted by: FOEDRC


April

30

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Microscale Engineering for Regenerative Medicine

James Ankrum , PhD
Medical Innovation Fellow
Medical Devices Center
The University of Minnesota

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


May

07

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

The Molecular Basis of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome, a Human Obesity Disorder

Val  Sheffield , MD/PhD
Martin & Ruth Carver Chair in Genetics, Director, Division of Medical Genetics, Director, Interdepartmental Research Program in Human Molecular Genetics, Professor of Pediatrics - Medical Genetics and Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Genetics, Pediatrics, and Opthalmology & Visual Sciences
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


May

14

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Diabetes Research Highlights from Health Science Week

Graduate Student Presenters:
Kyle Flippo, Daniel Fox, Jacob McGlashon, and Gohar Manzar
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, and Pharmacology
The University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


May

21

12:00-1:00

 

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

No presentation

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May

28

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Diabetes and Obesity Talks with Postdoctoral Research Scholars as presenters

Viviane Muniz, PhD, Kensuke Tsushima, MD, PhD , Lawrence Gray, Phd.
Health Science Postdoctoral Research Scholar Poster Trainees
Health Science
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


June

04

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Qi Wu , PhD
Assistant Professor
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


June

11

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Eric Taylor , PhD
Assistant Professor
Biochemistry
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


June

18

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Michael  Schwartz , MD
Director, Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence
Professor of Medicine - Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition
University of Washington

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


June

25

12:00-1:00

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Pamela Keel , PhD
Director of Clinical Training
Psychology
Florida State University

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Dr. Lutter


July

14

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

John Engelhardt , PhD
DEO and Chair, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Director, Center for Cystic Fibrosis and Other Genetic Diseases
The University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


July

21

1:00pm-2:00pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity talks

Vijay Yechoor , MD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine and Molecular & Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


July

28

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Metabolic impact of nutrient and hormone sensing in the brain

Jessica Yue , PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Medicine
Toronto General Research Institute

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


August

04

12:00pm-1:00pm

1289  CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Pilot & Feasibility Grant Recipient Progress Updates

Mike Lutter, MD, PhD; Philip Polgreen, MD, MPH , -
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The University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC

Co-sponsored by: OREI


August

11

1:00pm-2:00pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talk

Pilot & Feasibility Grant Recipient Progress Updates

Yuriy Usachev, PhD and Anne Kwitek, PhD , -
Associate Professors
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: OREI

Co-sponsored by: FOEDRC


August

18

1:00pm-2:00pm

1289 CBRB

DOT

Pilot & Feasibility Grant Recipient Progress Updates

Charles Brenner , PhD
Roy J. Carver Head and chair, Department of Biochemistry
Gary Pierce, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Physiology

Event Announcement

Hosted by: OREI

Co-sponsored by: FOEDRC


August

25

1:00pm-2:00pm

1289 CBRB

DOT P&F

Pilot & Feasibility Grant Recipient Progress Updates

Dawn Quelle, PhD, Chadi Carlarge, PhD/John Kirby, PhD , -
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The University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


August

25

3:00 pm-4:00 pm

2117 MERF

Special Seminar: Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Bariatric surgeries and postprandial glucose metabolism: Yin and Yang

Marzieh Salehi , MD, MS, FACP
Associate Professor
Dept. of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
University of Cincinnati

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


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

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC


September

15

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Overeating — Cause or Consequence of Getting Fat?

David  Ludwig , MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Professor of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health
Director, Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Clinic; Director, New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center
Harvard/Boston Children's Hospital

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


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