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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
Implementing a Lifestyle Program to Prevent Diabetes in the "Real World": Lessons Learned from 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
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 Using 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
Genetic Variation in the Human Sense of Taste 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
Analysis of Metabolic Syndrome in Multigenic Obesity Deprived Mouse Strains Slides and Video not available
October 5 Frank Bartol, PhD
Auburn University
Fetal Programming, Obesity, Diabetes, and the Porcine Model: Research Opportunities with new Facilities at Auburn 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
Not your Father's Aging Rodent: New Mouse Models For Aging Research 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 Locher, PhD
Department of Medicine, UAB
Nutritional Issues in Vulnerable Older Adults: Initial Findings and Directions for Future Research Slides