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Seminars from 2005

The seminar is sponsored by the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and co-sponsored by the Department of Nutrition Sciences.

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Date    Speaker    Topic    Resources   
January 4    Dr. Douglas Heimburger
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB    "Tasting Menu" I: UAB’s EatRight Program
EatRight Past (history, scientific basis)    video    
Ms. Suzanne Henson
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB    "Tasting Menu" I: UAB’s EatRight Program
EatRight Present (key features and operational principles)    Slides

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Dr. Jamy Ard
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB    "Tasting Menu" I: UAB’s EatRight Program
EatRight Future (ongoing research and new initiatives)    Slides

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January 11    Dr. Myra Crawford    "Tasting Menu" II: Family Medicine & Community Programs
PDA Obesity Treatment in Family Practice    Slides   
Dr. Michael Wyss    "Tasting Menu" II: Family Medicine & Community Programs
CORD Jazzercise Program in Birmingham Schools    Slides

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Dr. Monica Baskin    "Tasting Menu" II: Family Medicine & Community Programs
Impact of Fruit and Vegetable Cost on Obesity in Children and Parents    Slides

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January 18    John B. Vincent, Ph.D.
UAB    Recent Advances in the Biochemistry of Chromium (III)    Slides

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January 25    Dr. Frank Franklin
UAB    "Tasting Menu" III: Pediatric, Public Health & Community Programs
Pediatric Obesity Programs at UAB    Slides not available   
Dr. Max Michael
UAB    "Tasting Menu" III: Pediatric, Public Health & Community Programs
SOPH’s Birmingham Walks Program    Slides

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Dr. Michael Weaver
UAB    "Tasting Menu" III: Pediatric, Public Health & Community Programs
School of Nursing’s Community Outreach    Slides

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February 1    Mark A. Tepper, Ph.D.
CytRx Laboratories, Inc.    Use of RNAi Technology to Develop Molecular Medicines to Treat Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes    Slides and Video not available   
February 8    Mary Boggiano, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology, UAB    Eating Disorders: New Insights from Animal Models    Slides

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February 15    Kirill M. Popov, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, UAB    Regulation of Mammalian Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex    Slides

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February 18    Dongsheng Cai, M.D., Ph.D.
Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School    Metabolic Action of IKK/NF-kB in Tissue-Specific Manner: From Insulin Resistance, Obesity to Muscle Wasting    Slides and Video not available   
February 22    Theodore Drell, Ph.D.
Almased USA, Inc.    The Role of a High Soy Protein Diet in Weight Loss    Slides

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March 1    Fredrik Lonnqvist, M.D., Ph.D.
Stockholm, Sweden    AMPK and Cortisol as Metabolic Targets in a Clinical Drug Development Perspective    Slides

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March 8    Byung-Hong Chung, Ph.D.
Department of Nutrition Science, UAB    Postprandial Lipemia: It’s Role in Reverse Cholesterol Transport and Dietary Fat Mediated Change in Endogenous Lipoprotein Cholesterol    Slides

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March 15    Nengjun Yi, Ph.D.
Department of Biostatistics, UAB    Mapping Complex Epistatic QTL for Obesity in Experimental Designs    Slides

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March 22    Rachel P. Wildman, Ph.D.
Tulane Univ. New Orleans, La.    Obesity and the Vasculature: Is the damage permanent or can our arteries bounce back    Slides

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April 12    Majd Zayzafoon, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pathology, UAB    NFAT: New Anabolic Target to Treat Osteoporosis    Slides and Video not available   
April 15    Alan Attie
University of Wisconsin, Madison    Mining the Mouse Genome for Diabetes Susceptibility Genes    Slides and Video not available   
April 19    Bettina Mittendorfer, Ph.D.
Washington University School of Medicine    Sexual Dimorphism in Human Lipid Metabolism    Slides

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April 26    Donna Arnett, Ph.D.
Department of Epidemiology, UAB    Genetic Modifiers of Triglyceride Response to a High Fat Meal: Observations from the GOLDN Study    Slides

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May 3    Jose Fernandez, Ph.D.
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB    Gene, Race and Obesity: Are We Making Any Progress?    Slides

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May 17    Elizabeth Blum, Ph.D.
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet    Hormonal Influences on Male- and Female- Advantage Components of Spatial Cognition    Slides and Video not available   
September 6    David B. Allison, Ph.D. and Timothy Garvey, M.D.
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB    State of the CNRU Address    Slides and Video not available   
September 13    Natalia Y. Kedishvili, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, UAB    Regulation of Retinoic Acid Biosynthesis: Links to Diabetes and Obesity?    Slides and Video not available   
September 20    Richard Simerly
Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles, CA    Wired for Feeding: Leptin and Development of Hypothalamic Neural Circuitry    Slides and Video not available   
September 27    David Kump, Ph.D.
Department of Genomics, UAB    How to Gain Fat: Mechanisms of Fat Increase with Exercise Cessation in Rats    Slides not available
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October 4    Phil Scherer, Ph.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Bronx, NY    The Role of Adipocyte-Derived Factors in Metabolism, Inflammation and Cancer    video    
October 25    Paul Wolkowicz, Ph.D.
Cardiovascular Dept. of UAB    What I Don't Know About Fatty Acid Oxidation    Slides

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November 1    Ian Janssen, Ph.D.
School of Physical & Health Education and Dept. of Community Health & Epidemiology, Queen’s University    Sarcopenic-Obesity: What Is It And How Do We Assess It?    Slides

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November 8    Christopher Newland, Ph.D.
Auburn University    Experimental Neurotoxicology of Methylmercury:Roles of Nutrition and Dosing Regimen in its Behavioral Effects    Slides

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November 15    Jing X Kang, PhD, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital    Omega-3 Fatty Acids    Slides and Video not available   
November 22    David B. Allison, Ph.D.
Department of Biostatistics, Department of Nutrition, UAB    Obesity & Mortality: Questions and Controversy    Slides

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November 29    Helen Olivia Thomas, Ph.D.
Visiting Researcher, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Miami    The Metabolic Syndrome in Children and Adolescents    Slides and Video not available   
December 6    Anthony Ferrante, Jr., MD,PhD
Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, New York    Macrophages, Inflammation and Obesity    Slides and Video not available   
December 13    Stephen Marshall
Hexos Inc, Washington State    Endocrine and Nutritional Regulation of Fuel Metabolism and Energy Homeostasis: Role of Nutrient Signaling Pathways    Slides

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