Research Seminar Series
The monthly Diabetes Research Seminar Series was created to share research findings, cultivate collaborative interactions and facilitate diabetes education. Seminar topics cover a wide range of disciplines from basic biomedical research to ongoing clinical studies. Speakers include the Diabetes Institute's own talented faculty members, clinical trainees and students, as well as prominent researchers from beyond the Institute. Seminars are held the third Friday of every month.
Dale Abel, MD, PhD, Professor and Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism,
School of Medicine, The University of Utah gives a lecture on "Insulin Signaling in the Cardiovascular
System" for the December Diabetes Research Seminar.
Seminar Series Line Up
Friday, March 21, 2014, Location: Grover Center W115
Guest Presenter: Luigi Fontana, MD, PhD, Department of Medicine, Washington University in St.Louis, USA and Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, Brescia University, Italy
Title: "Metabolic and Molecular Effects of Calorie Restriction in Humans"
Friday, April 18, 2014, Location: Grover Center W115
Presenter: Bernard (Bob) Gutin, PhD, Emeritus Professor, Applied Physiology, Teachers College, Columbia University and Emeritus Professor, Pediatrics and Physiology, Medical College of Georgia
Title: "Stem cell differentiation into fat and lean cells: implications for prevention of child obesity"