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Lecture series

2018 Joint Grand Rounds Schedule

The joint seminar series is hosted by the Mississippi Center for Obesity Research (MCOR), Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research (MCCTR) and the Cardiorenal and Metabolic Diseases Research Center (COBRE).

DateSpeakerDepartmentTitle
1/11/18Dr. Timothy Garvey

Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Alabama

Diabetes Prevention in Obesity: Strategies Based on Cardiometabolic Disease Risk Stratification
3/14/18Dr. Steven SmithTranslational Research Institute For Metabolism and Diabetes Orlando, FloridaEpigenetic Regulation of Adipose Tissue
4/12/18Dr. Ryan IrvinUniversity of Alabama

The Emerging Role of Epigenetics in
Cardiometabolic Disease

5/3/18Dr. Jamy ArdWake Forest Baptist Medical CenterA patient with obesity walks into your clinic: designing effective obesity treatments for key populations
6/14/18Dr. Bartolome BurgueraCleveland Clinic Lerner College of MedicineInterdisciplinary Therapeutic Approach to Severe Obesity
7/26/18Dr. Salim ViraniBaylor College of MedicineBig Data and Cardiometabolic Disorders: How Can We Bridge the Gap Between Evidence and Practice
9/27/18Dr. Richard "Whit" Hall
&
Dr. Aliza Brown 
University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesTelehealth for Infants; Narrowing The Rural-Urban Gap Through Research
11/8/18Dr. Robert EckelUniversity of Colorado HospitalLipoprotein Lipase: An Evolving Story on How Tissue Specific Regulation of the Enzyme Relates to Metabolism and Beyond