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Seminars from 2004

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Date    Speaker    Topic    Resources   
January 6    Douglas Moellering, PhD
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB    Modulation of Endothelial Cell Viability by Oxidized Low-Density Lipoprotein.    Slides

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January 13    Gary Johanning, PhD
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB    Folic Acid and Cisplatin Resistance    Slides

January 20    Richard Watanabe, PhD
University of Southern California    Dissecting Genetic Heterogeneity Through Physiology    Slides

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January 27    David Marrero, PhD
Indiana University School of Medicine    Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program    Slides

February 3    Robert Garofalo, PhD
Pfizer Global Research and Development    Metabolism, Stress and Aging: An Evolutionary Perspective    Slides

February 10    Amy Rubinstein, PhD
Zygogen    Integrating Zebrafish into Preclinical Drug Development    Slides

February 17    Marie-Pierre St-Onge, PhD
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, New York    The Usefulness of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Study of Food-Related Brain Activity    Slides and Video not available   
February 20    Nikhil Dhurandhar, PhD
Wayne State University    Virus-Induced Obesity    Slides

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February 24    Alana Majors, PhD
Department of Immunology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation    Homocysteine Alters the Composition, Structure, and Function of the Extracellular Matrix    Slides and Video not available   
March 2    Anne McTiernan, MD, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center    Obesity and Breast Cancer    Slides and Video not available   
March 9    Stephen McGarvey, PhD, MPH
Brown University    Genetic Epidemiology of Adiposity and Type 2 Diabetes in Modernizing Samoans    Slides

March 16    Eugenia Calle, PhD
Analytic Epidemiology, American Cancer Society    Adiposity and Cancer – How Much Do We Know    Slides

March 30    Jon Graff, MD
UT Southwestern Medical Center    Invertebrate Models of Fat Storage    Slides and Video not available   
April 6    Chidambaram Ramachandran, PhD
Merck Forsst, Canada    PTP1B Inhibition - A Novel Therapy for the Treatment of Diabetes and Obesity    Slides and Video not available   
April 8    John Milner, PhD
National Cancer Institute    Frontiers in Cancer Prevention at NCI    Slides

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April 13    Craig Warden
University of California, Davis    Finding Obesity Genes with Congenic Mice    Slides

April 27    Eugene Chen, MD, PhD
Morehouse School of Medicine    PPARs and the Cardiovascular System    Slides and Video not available   
May 4    Donald Ingram
National Institute on Aging    Development of Calorie Restriction Mimetics as an Anti-Aging Strategy    Slides

May 21    Dr. Weimin
University of California, Salk Institute    The Roles of PPARg in Adipose Tissue and Skeletal Muscle Metabolism - What Tissue Specific Knockout Mice Tell Us    Slides and Video not available   
September 14    Dennis Drayna, PhD
NIDSCD/NIH    Genetics of Bitter Taste Perception    Slides

September 21    Ronenn Roubenoff, MD, MHS
Millenium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Tufts University    Inflammation in Cardiovascular Disease    Slides

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September 28    Daria Estrada-Smith
UCLA    Analysis of Metabolic Syndrome in Multigenic Obesity Deprived Mouse Strains    Slides and Video not available   
October 5    Frank F. Bartol, PhD
Auburn University    Developmental Programming and the Porcine Model    Slides

October 12    John Chatham, D. Phil.
Division of Cardiovascular Disease, UAB    Diabetes is Bad for the Heart and Other Metabolic Myths    Slides

October 19    Richard A. Miller, MD, PhD
University of Michigan, School of Medicine    How to Make a Really Old Mouse: Multiple Pathways to Super-Longevity?    Slides

October 26    Maya Grose, Graduate Student
Cornell University    Functions of Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycans in Lipid Metabolism and Adiopogensis    Slides and Video not available   
November 2    Erin Hanlon
University of Wisconsin at Madison    Sleep Deprevation and Motivation for Food Reward    Slides

November 3    Kathryn E. Henderson, PhD
Yale University    Fighting Childhood Obesity: A Public Health Approach    Slides and Video not available   
November 9    Anil Malhotra, MD
Long Island Jewish Health Systems, New York    Pharmacogenetics of Antipsychotic Drug Response    Slides

November 23    Xiaoli Chen, PhD
NIH, Maryland    Understanding the Endocrine Role of Adipose Cells in Metabolic Diseases    Slides and Video not available   
November 30    Kimberly Floyd, PhD
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University    Adolescent Nutrition: Knowledge, Education, BMI Levels and Dietary Habits    Slides and Video not available   
December 7    Theodore P. Ciaraldi, PhD
University of California, San Diego    Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3: A Potential Target in Diabetes and Obesity?    Slides

December 14    Julie L Locher, PhD
Department of Medicine, UAB    Eating Issues in Vulnerable Older Adults    Slides


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