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2018 Joint Seminar Series 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
8/23/18Dr. Aldi KrajaWashington University School of Medicine in St. LouisA Metabolic Syndrome Perspective
11/8/18Dr. Robert EckelUniversity of Colorado HospitalTissue Specific Regulation of Lipoprotein Lipase: Relationship to Energy Balance, Insulin Sensitivity and Body Weight Regulation