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Research Conferences

The Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes Division's Research Conferences are held during the academic year (September – May) on a wide range of topics in molecular and cellular research, organ physiology, and clinical research. Speakers include the faculty and staff of the Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes Division, University of Michigan researchers performing endocrinology-related work, and invited outside speakers. Drs. Elif Oral and Rodica Pop-Busui organize the MEND Research Conference series.

To be added to our mailing list for conference notification, contact Please call (734) 763-3056 for more information.

Print the Research Conference Schedule [PDF] for  January

During the academic year, this conference is held:

Fridays, 3:00-4:00 pm
(*unless otherwise noted)

Brehm Tower, 5th Floor
Cure Room, Room #5050
1000 Wall Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

January 6, 2017


January 13, 2017

Matthew J. Delano, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Acute Care Surgery
“Diabetes and Sepsis: Risk, Resolution, Recurrence and Ruination”

January 20, 2017
2:00 – 3:00PM
“Combined Clinical-Research Conference

Sari Priesand, DPM
Advanced Post-Graduate Trainee (APT)
“Multiple Cases Exhibiting Diabetic Limb Salvage”

January 27, 2017

Kent Berridge, PhD
James Olds Distinguished University
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
“Eating and brain reward circuitry: food liking vs wanting”

Access our NEW U-M Diabetes Events Calendar to view upcoming diabetes lectures and symposia!


For additional scientific events, please see our MEND educational events page.