Obesity Research and Educational 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


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


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

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

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


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

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


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


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-1:00pm

1289 CBRB MERF

Diabetes and Obesity Talk

A Brief Update on the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center: Insulin Resistance in Heart Failure—Something New

E. Dale Abel , MD PhD
John B. Stokes III Chair In Diabetes Research
OREI
The University of Iowa

Event Announcement