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Past Speakers

September 4, 2014

Dr. Hao Zhu M.D.

Assistant Professor

Childrens Medical Center Research Institute at UTSW

"Defining the relationships between liver injury, regeneration, and cancer."


September 11, 2014.

Dr. Michael Lutter M.D. , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

“The cellular and molecular basis of eating disorders”


September 18, 2014

Rana Gupta, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor , Touchstone Diabetes Center UTSWMC

“Defining Preadipocytes and the Developmental Origins of Healthy Obesity”


September 25, 2014
Richard C. Wang, MD PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

"Transporter Phosphorylation Promotes Glucose Transport and Is Impaired in GLUT1 Deficiency Syndrome"


October 2, 2014


Director, Helmholtz Zentrum München German Research Center

Garching bei München, Germany


October 16, 2014

Nada Abumrad, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine & Obesity Research
Washington University in St. Louis

“Fatty acids and the metabolic syndrome”


October 23, 2014

Darcy L. Johannson, Ph.D., PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Baton Rouge, LA
"Metabolic adaptations to body weight fluctuations"


October 30, 2014

Xin-Liang Ma, MD
Professor of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University


November 20, 2014

Zane Andrews Ph.D.

Lab Head Neural Control of Energy Homeostasis

Monash University

"Metabolic sensing in the hypothalamus: mitochondrial and hormonal influences"


December 4, 2014

Andrea L Hevener, PhD
Associate Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of California, Los Angeles


December 11, 2014

Richard Dimarchi, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry

Indiana University Bloomington