Friday, September 11
Sheila Collins, Ph.D.
The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences
"Adrenergic Receptor Signaling in Fat Cells or Control of Metabolism and Thermogenesis"
Friday, September 18
Friday, September 25
Tom Elasy, M.D., M.P.H.
"Diabetes Care: Excellence for Everyone
Everywhere Every Time"
206 Preston Research Building 12:00 P.M.Friday, October 2
Friday, October 9
David Allison, Ph.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
"Doth the grave gape thrice wider for thee? A numerical reckoning of obesity and death"
Friday, October 16
Friday, October 23
Anil Bhushan, Ph.D.
Medicine and Endocrinology, UCLA
"Epigenetic Mechanism that Regulate Cell Fate"
Friday, October 30
Alyssa Hasty, Ph.D.
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
"Macrophage Fatty Acid Metabolism in Metabolic Disease"
Friday, November 6
Gary Cline, Ph.D.
Endocrinology, Yale University
"HNF-1α: a Window into the Coupling of β-cell Metabolism and Insulin Secretion"
Friday, November 13
Lee Kaplan, M.D., Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
"Gastrointestinal Regulation of Metabolic Function"
Friday, November 20
Lijun Ma, MD, Ph.D..
"Renin-angiotensin System and Obesity Related Chronic Kidney Disease"
Friday, November 27
Friday, December 4
Victoria Prince, Ph.D.
Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago
"Using the Zebrafish to Study Pancreas Development"
Friday, December 11
Brandon Williams, M.D.
Department of Surgery
"The Surgical Treatment of Obesity"
Friday, December 18
Joel K. Elmquist, DVM, Ph.D.
"Hypothalamic Mechanisms Linking Changing Levels of
Metabolic Cues and Regulated Body Weight and Glucose
Friday, December 25
Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates each of these educational activities for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.