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School of Medicine
Weighty Matters: Advances in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Research
Science Writers' Boot Camp
Monday, May 9, 2016
The National Press Club
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Welcome and Introduction
Stephen Desiderio, M.D., Ph.D.
Mechanisms of Disease I
The Fertility-Dibabetes Connection
Mehboob Hussain, M.D.
A Hunk of Burning Fat
Michael Wolfgang, Ph.D.
Fat Hormones and Energy Balance
Will Wong, Ph.D.
Mechanisms of Disease II
Why Too Much Sugar is Toxic
Jerry Hart, Ph.D.
Why Are Diabetes and Depression Associated?
Sherita Golden, M.D., M.H.S.
Metabolism: Brain and Behavior
Diet-dependent Remodeling of Hypothalamic Circuitry
Seth Blackshaw, Ph.D
Diabetes and Physical Functioning
Rita Kalyani, M.D., M.H.S.
Treatment and Prevention of Diabetes
Treating Type 2 Diabetes Without Surgery or Drugs:
Whats You Gut Feeling
Pankaj "Jay" Pasricha, M.B.B.S., M.D.
Preventing Type I Diabetes
Tom Donner, M.D.
Treatment and Prevention of Obesity
Separating Hype from Evidence: Behavioral Approaches to Weight Loss
Lawrence Appel, M.D., M.P.H.
A Matter of Taste: the Brain and Obesity
Kimberley Steele, M.D., Ph.D.
Bariatric Embolization of Arteries for the Treatment of Obesity
Clifford Weiss, M.D., Ph.D.