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Diabetes Research Center Seminar Series

Role of Human Stem Cells in Regeneration and as a Treatment in Diabetes and Obesity

Sbayasachi Sen, M.D.
George Washington University

May 31, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Cystic Fibrosis related diabetes. Beyond Collateral Damage

Andrea Kelly, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

May 24, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Glucose Dependent Insulinotroic Polypeptide. The forgotten Inrcretin

Chee Chia, Ph.D.
National Institute of Aging

May 17, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Johns Hopkins University – University of Maryland Diabetes Research Center Symposium

Plenary Lecture: From Regulated Vesicle Transport to Whole Body Glucose Homeostasis

Timothy McGraw, Ph.D.
Cornell University

May 3, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.

Tilghman Auditorium

*2017 P&F Program awardees will be announced


Bariatric Embolization: A new Treatment of Obesity.

Clifford Weiss, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University

April 26, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavillion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Adaptive Metabolic Response in Adipose Tissue and Muscle. Roles of Estrogen Releated Receptors.

Anastasia Kralli, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University

April 19, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Therapeutic Potential of Brown and Beige Fat in Obesity

Patrick Seale, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

April 5, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Metabolic Neuropeptides Modulate Energy Motivation and Reward

Matthew Hayes, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

March 29, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Metabolic Dysfunction. Whese is the Chicken? Where is the Egg?

Seva Polotsky, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University

March 22, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Control of Glucose Metabolism by Transcriptional Co-activtors.

Ling He, M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University

March 15, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Obesity: The Worlds Biggest Endocrine Problem.

Lawrence Cheskin, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University

March 1, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Do we need new criteria for gestational diabetes?

Ronald Couston, M.D.
Brown University

February 22, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Type 1 Diabetes: Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care. A Gap Worth Bridging.

Aniket Sidhaye, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University

February 15, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


hGenetic Metabolic Experiments of Nature: Insights in Lipid Homeostasis & Metabolic Syndrome

Carol Sztalryd, Ph.D.
University of Maryland

February 2, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Monogenic Diabetes

Fabrizio Barbetti, M.D., Ph.D.
University Tor Vergata Rome

January 30, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


SGLT2 Inhibitors

Simeon Taylor, M.D., Ph.D.
University Maryland

January 18, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Metabolic costs of Sleep Loss in Health Adults: Implications for Obesity

Namni Goel, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

January 4, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Journey from the Brain to the Liver: Gondadal/Steroid Regulation of Reproduction and Metabolism

Andrew Wolfe, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University

December 21, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Bariatric Surgery: A window of opportunity to Unravel Energy Homeostasis Systems

Anna Emiliano, M.D.
Rockefeller University
New York, NY

December 14, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Genetic Testing and Precision Medicine in Psychiatry

Fracis McHahon, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health

December 14, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

University of Maryland Medical Center


Translational Pharmacogenimics and Pharmacoethnicity: Discovery, Education and Implementation

Stuart Scott, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Icahn School of Medicine
New York

November 9, 2016

University of Maryland Medical Center


Central Regulation of Glucose Control

Sara Stanley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Icahn School of Medicine
New York

October 19, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

Rangos Building Room 402

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Glutamine Deplition and Glutaminse Inhibition for Treatment of Acule Myeloid Leukemia with Isocitrate Dehydrogenase Mutations

Ashkan Emadi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Maryland

October 14, 2016

University of Maryland Medical Center


Unraveling the paradox of selective insulin resistance in the liver

Paul Titchenell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania

October 12, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Clinical Implementation of Pharmacogenetics

Julie A. Johnson, Pharm.D.
Dean, Distinguished Professor
University of Florida college of Pharmacy

September 23, 2016

University of Maryland Medical Center


T1D from GWAS to Immunochip to functional studies of SNPS

Stephen Rich, Ph.D.
Professor, Public Health Sciences
University of Virginia

September 23, 2016

University of Maryland Medical Center


How Mitochondria Sense Energy

Richard Kibbey, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Yale University

September 21, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavilion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Johns Hopkins University - University of Maryland
Diabetes Research Center Symposium

Is GLP-1 a hormone: Whether and when?

David D’Alessio, M.D.
Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Associate Director of Molecular Physiology Institute
Duke University

May 18, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.

Zayed Auditorium, 2119A

*2016 P&F Program awardees will be announced

Learn more about the symposium.


Fat and Disease: Too Much in Blood and Too Much in Tissues

Ira Goldberg, M.D.
Division Director
Professor of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
New York University

April 20, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavillion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Liver Regulation of Islet Growth

Rohit Kulkarni, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Joslin Diabetes Center
Professor of Medicine
Harvard University

March 16, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

Darner Conference Room, Turner Concourse

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Bone-Related Pathway Modulates Pancreatic Beta Cell Growth and Survival

Rupangi Vasavada, Ph.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital

Feb. 17, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

Zayed Auditorium, 2119A

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Calcium Dyshomeostasis and the Diabetic β Cell

Carmella Evans-Molina, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Indiana University

Jan. 20, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavillion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Regulating Vascular Differentiation and Network Formation

Sharon Gerecht, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
The Johns Hopkins University

Nov. 18, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavillion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Digital Divide - Use of Technology to Enhance Diabetes Self-Management in an Underserved Population

Gail Nunlee-Bland, M.D.
Chief of Endocrinology
Howard University

Oct. 21, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.

Marburg Pavillion, Room 101

*In collaboration with the Endocrinology Grand Rounds and Interdepartmental Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology


Role of Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes

Jason K. Kim, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Medicine
University of Massachusetts

Sept. 17, 2015 at 4 p.m.

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 5152 – Orthopedic Conference Room

*Co-sponsored by Center for Musculoskeletal Research