Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center (MDRTC)
2009 Winter Symposium and
Ray A. and Robert L. Kroc Lecture in Diabetes
Saturday, March 7, 2009
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Biomedical Science Research Building
Auditorium, Ground Floor
109 Zina Pitcher Place
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
No fee; advance registration not necessary. All interested are invited to attend.
|8:30 a.m.||Coffee and Continental Breakfast|
|9:00 – 10:00 a.m.||Kroc Lecturer: Rudolph L. Leibel, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine; Head, Division of Molecular Genetics; and Co-Director, the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University, New York
"Molecular Physiology of the Bioenergetics of Weight Perturbation"
|10:00 – 10:30 a.m.||Carey N. Lumeng, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Pulmonology and Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Michigan
"Adipose Tissue Macrophage Activation in Obesity and Insulin Resistance”
|10:30 – 11:00 a.m.||Rodica Pop-Busui, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan
"The Glucose-Cardiovascular Disease Connection: the Search for the Missing Link"
|11:00 – 11:30 a.m.||Michael L. Boehnke, Ph.D.
Richard G. Cornell Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics, University of Michigan
"Genome-Wide Association Studies for Type 2 Diabetes and Related Traits"
|11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.||Poster Session and Buffet Lunch|
Questions: Barbara Hawkins, email@example.com or 734-763-2561