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Mississippi Center for Obesity Research

Seminars and Lectures

Lecture series

  • Arthur C. Guyton Distinguished Research Lectures
  • Gertrude and Florian Nelson Cardiovascular Research Lectures
  • Physiologists in Training Distinguished Lectures

2017 seminar schedule

DateSpeakerDepartmentTitle
1/12/17Dr. Niki BushUniversity of AlabamaEthnic Disparities in Obesity and Metabolic Risk
1/26/17Dr. Frank GreenwayPennington Biomedical Research CenterTranslational Treatment for Obesity with Repurposed Drugs and Food
2/9/17Heart Month Seminar SeriesCRRCCRRC
2/23/17Hearth Month Seminar SeriesCRRCCRRC
3/1/17Dr. Greg MortonUniversity of WashingtonRole of the Brain in Glycemic Control
3/15/17Dr. Dale AbelUniversity of IowaMetabolic Signaling and the Regulation of Myocardial Autophagy
3/22/17Dr. Gerald ShulmanYale University, Howard Hughes Medical InstituteThe New Biology of Type 2 Diabetes
3/29/17Dr. Mark SussmanSan Diego State UniversityCardiac C-Kit Biology: Revealed to be Relevant
4/13/17Dr. Donna RyanPennington Biomedical Research CenterNew Ways of Thinking: How We View Our Patients Struggling with Obesity
5/17/17Dr. Haiming CaoNHLBIRegulation of Metabolic Homeostatis by Long Non-coding RNAs
6/15/17Dr. Corby MartinPennington Biomedical Research CenterQuantitative Studies of Energy Balance: Implications for Dietary Interventions
6/30/17Dr. Philip SchauerCleveland Clinic Lerner College of MedicineMetabolic Surgery: A Cure for Diabetes and Obesity
8/24/17Dr. Celso Gomez-SanchezUniversity of Mississippi Medical CenterOf Mice and Man: The Regulation of Aldosterone Biosynthesis in Primary Aldosteronism
8/31/17Dr. Steven HeymsfieldPennington Biomedical Research CenterObesity: Why is Weight Loss so Difficult to Maintain?
9/21/17Dr. Nia MitchellDuke University School of MedicineTake Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): An Option to Treat Obesity in the Underserved
10/50/17Dr. Sundeep KhoslaMayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Research

Sex, Steroids, Coupling and Age-Related Bone Loss

10/26/17Dr. James SowersUniversity of Missouri School of MedicineRole of Cell Specific Mineralocorticoid Receptor activation in Cardiovascular Stiffness and impared relaxation
11/2/17Dr. James MeigsHarvard Medical SchoolHealth Implications of Type 2 Diabetes Genetics
11/19/17Dr. Christopher NewgardDuke University School of MedicineMetabolomics reveals new Cardiometabolic disease mechanisms and intervention strategies
12/14/17Dr. Goutham RaoCase Western Reserve UniversityManagment of Childhood Obesity and Cardiovascular Risks in Primary Care Settings