March 20, 2019

Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center Retreat is March 27

2019-2020 Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center (VDDRC) Retreat

Obesity, Metabolism, and Nutrition

Agenda

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Student Life Center Ballroom AB

Welcome
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

Kevin Niswender

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

eposters

Lunch/Poster Session

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
Keynote Speaker

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,