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Seminars from 2003

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Date    Speaker    Topic    Resources   
January 7    Charles Meng, PhD
AtheroGenics, Alpharetta, GA    The Role of Inflammation in Atherosclerosis: New Opportunities in Nutrition and Drug Discovery.    Slides and Video not available   
January 9    Nelson Watts, MD
University of Cincinnati    Hypercalcemia and Hyperparathyroidism    Slides and Video not available   
January 14    Yingkui Yang, MD
Pediatric Surgery, UAB    Molecular Basis of Agouti-Related Protein (AGRP) Binding to Human Melanocortin-4 Receptor: Mechanism of AGRP in the Control of Animal Food Intake    Slides and Video not available   
January 21    Ajay Chawla, MD, PhD
Stanford University    PPARs, Macrophage Function and Atherosclerosis    Slides and Video not available   
January 28    Mark Cope, PhD
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB    Atypical Antipsychotc Drug Induced Weight Gain    Slides and Video not available   
February 3    Jamy Ard, MD
Duke University Medical Center    African American Culture and Behavior Modification: Lessons for Clinical Trial Design    Slides and Video not available   
February 4    Randall Sakai, MD
University of Cincinnati    Attack of the Obese Clones II    Slides and Video not available   
February 11    Edward Gregg, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention    Trying to Lose Weight, Losing Weight, and Death Among U.S Adults: Implications for a Public Health Dilemma    Slides and Video not available   
February 25    George Howard, DrPH
Department of Biostatistics, UAB    Birth Cohort Changes in BMI in the US, 1887-1994    Slides and Video not available   
March 4    Mulchand Patel, PhD
University of Buffalo, New York    A New Perspective on Obesity: Metabolic Programming    Slides and Video not available   
March 11    Chung Yang, PhD
Rutgers University    Mechanisms of Inhibition of Carcinogenesis by Tea    Slides and Video not available   
March 18    Martin Alpert, MD
St. John's Mercy Medical Center    Cardiovascular Complications of Obesity and its Treatment    Slides and Video not available   
March 25    Robert Cousins, PhD
University of Florida    The Nutritional Genomics of Zinc Metabolism and Function    Slides and Video not available   
April 8    Shumei Sun, PhD
Wright State University    Aging, Body Composition and Lifestyle – The Fels Longitudinal Study    Slides and Video not available   
April 22    Ron Munger
Utah State University    Maternal Nutrition and Oral Cleft Birth Defects    Slides and Video not available   
April 29    Chandrika Piyathilake, PhD
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB    Role of Micronutrients in the Natural History of Human Papillomavirus    Slides and Video not available   
April 27    Eugene Chen, MD, PhD
Morehouse School of Medicine    PPARs and the Cardiovascular System    Slides and Video not available   
May 6    Mary Hagan, PhD
Department of Psychology, UAB    Agouti-Related Peptide (AgRP) and CNS Signals that Interact with AgRP in Dietary-Induced Obesity    Slides and Video not available   
May 13    Fabio Bessa Lima, MD, PhD
University of Sao Paulo    Influences on Adipose Cell Biology: Pineal Gland Manipulations, Exercise, and Dietary Sweeteners    Slides and Video not available   
June 10    John Newcomer, MD
Washington University    Metabolic Abnormalities During Antipsychotic Treatment    Slides and Video not available   
September 9    Bob Kesterson, PhD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center    The Mind of the Fat Mouse    Slides and Video not available   
September 16    Richard Pratley, MD
Novartis Pharmaceuticals    The Potential for Dipeptidyl Peptidase Inhibition in the Treatment of Type 2 DM    Slides and Video not available   
September 23    John Suttie, PhD
University of Wisconsin, Madison    What We Don't Know About the Metabolic Role of Vitamin K    Slides and Video not available   
September 30    John Foreyt, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine    Trends in the Management of Obesity    Slides and Video not available   
October 7    Jay Kearney, PhD, FACSM
Clinical Affairs, HealtheTech    Resting Metabolic Rate: Clinical Relevance, Technology of Assessment, Factors Affecting Variability, and the Contributions of Lean Muscle Mass    Slides

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October 21    Leon Avery, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center    The Nematode Caenorhabditis Elegans    Slides

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October 28    Robert Heaney, MD
Creighton University    Long Latency Period Deficiency Disease: The Challenge of Nutrition's Second Century    Slides

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November 4    David E. Kelley, MD
University of Pittsburgh    BioEnergetic Defects In Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance    Slides

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November 10    Diane Birt, PhD
Iowa State University    Molecular and Hormonal Mechanisms of Cancer Prevention by Dietary Energy Restriction    Slides and Video not available   
November 18    Kevin Davy, PhD
University of Mississippi Medical Center    Sympathetic Neural Activation in the Metabolic Syndrome    Slides and Video not available   
November 25    Gina Nelson, MD
Department of Neurobiology    Taste Loss in Radiation Exposure: A Combination Model of Histology, Behavior, and Electrophysiology    Slides and Video not available   
December 2    Maria De Luca, PhD
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, UAB    The Genetic Architecture of Drosophila Lipid Storage    Slides

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December 9    Nancy Colburn, PhD
National Cancer Institute    AP-1, NFkB, and Pdcd4 as Targets for Cancer Prevention    Slides

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December 16    Alan Permutt, MD
Washington University School of Medicine    Search for Beta Cell Genes Involved in Type 2 Diabetes    Slides and Video not available   

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