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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.

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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

October 7, 2016

Ling Qi, MD
Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes
“ER homeostasis and inflammation in health and disease”

October 14, 2016

No Conference

October 21, 2016
2:00 – 3:00PM
“Combined Clinical-Research Conference

Elisabeth Joye Petr, MD
Division of Metabolism, & Endocrinology Diabetes
“Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women”

October 28, 2016

4th Annual David E. Schteingart Lecture
Felix Beuschlein, MD
Director of Endocrine Research
Director of Endocrine Outpatient Service
Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich
Munich, Germany
“Primary aldosteronism – from genes to clinical practice”

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.