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

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