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Seminars from 2003

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The CNRC Seminar is held in the Richard M. Scrushy Building, Room 226 on Tuesdays at Noon. If you are interested in presenting a seminar, please contact David Allison, PhD or Pi-Ling Chang, PhD.

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
Food Quality and Food Preference in the Nematode Caenorhabditis Elegans Slides

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October 28 Robert Heaney, MD
Creighton University
The Challenge of Nutrition's 2nd Century: Long Latency Period Deficiency Disorders Slides

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November 4 David Kelley, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Role of Skeletal Muscle Mitochondria in the Pathogenesis of Insulin Resistance and Obesity 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
Promising Molecular Targets for Cancer Prevention: AP-1, NFkB, and Pdcd4 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