Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center Retreat is March 27
2019-2020 Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center (VDDRC) Retreat
Obesity, Metabolism, and Nutrition
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Student Life Center Ballroom AB
Richard M. Peek, Jr., M.D.
Mina Cobb Wallace Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology Director, Vanderbilt Digestive Diseases Research Center
Immune-Mediated Mechanisms in Obesity-Accelerated Disease
Alyssa Hasty, PhD
Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Toward Obesity Precision Medicine: Promise of Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes
Glp-1 and weight loss – We know it works, but how?
Julio Ayala, PhD
Associate Professor, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Natriuretic peptide signaling and adipose tissue metabolism
Sheila Collins, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Lipid Peroxidation and the Gut Microbiome in Salt-Sensitivity and Cardiometabolic Disease
Annet Kirabo, D.V.M. M. Sc. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
N-acylethanolamides and Metabolic Syndrome
Sean Davies, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Interaction between diet and the microbiome in obesity and cardiometabolic health
Jane Ferguson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Alterations in Fatty Acids Correlate with Cytokines and Clinical Disease Activity in IBD
Lori Coburn, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Break
Current and future approaches to targeting the CNS for obesity therapy
Randy Seeley, Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery, University of Michigan
Director, Michigan Nutrition Obesity Research Center,