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Seminars from 2001

Date Speaker Topic
January 9 Joseph Messina, PhD
Department of Pathology, UAB
Interactions of Insulin and Growth Hormone in the Liver
January 16 Tom Baranowski, PhD
University of Texas
A First With Squire's Quest: Interactive Multimedia Nutrition Education and Dietary Assessment
January 23 Delia Smith-West, PhD
Department of Preventive Medicine, UAB
Obesity and Pregnancy: An Overview
January 30 Kris Kulkarni, PhD
Small, Dense LDL - A Risk Factor for Heart Disease in Asian Indians
February 6 Amie Jackson, MD
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UAB
Weight Control and Nutrition Requirements for Individuals With Mobility Disabilities
February 20 Jeffrey Kudlow, MD
Department of Medicine, UAB
O-GIcNAc and Beta Cell Failure: A Possible Cause of Type 2 Diabetes
February 27 David Erickson, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Folic Acid and the Prevention of Birth Defects: Recent Developments
March 6 Joel Mason, MD
Tufts University
Pathways in Colorectal Carcinogenesis: Modulation by Folate
March 27 Stephen Barnes, PhD
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, UAB
Protein Mass Spectrometry: A Powerful Tool for Research in the Nutrition Sciences in the Post-Genomic Era
April 10 Barbara Gower, PhD
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
Ethnic Differences in Insulin Secretion and Action
April 24 Roland Weinsier, MD
Clinical Nutrition Research Center, UAB
Free-Living Activity Energy Expenditure in White and Black Women: Relationship to Changes in Body Weight
May 1 Coral Lamartiniere, PhD
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, UAB
Dietary Genistein Protects Against Mammary and Prostate Cancers
May 15 John Holloszy, MD
Washington University Medical Center
Induction and Prevention of Visceral Obesity and Insulin Resistance
May 22 Tim Byers, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Body Size, Obesity and Cancer Risk
May 29 James Shikany, DrPH, PH
Department of Medicine, UAB
Glycemic Index: Utility in Hypercholesterolemia
August 28 David Berrigan, PhD
National Cancer Institute
Effects of Calorie Restriction and Murine Recombinant IGF-1 on Body Composition in Mice
September 4 Nuala Byrne, PhD
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
Adaptations to Weight-Loss in Obese Adults
September 11 M. Aminul Islam, MD, MSc, DrPH
Department of Epidemiology and International Health, UAB
Childhood Malnutrition: Bangladesh Perspectives
September 25 Yiu-Fai Chen, PhD
Department of Medicine, UAB
Is Atrial Natriuretic Peptide an Anti-Obese Hormone? A Transgenic Model
October 2 Richard Allman, MD
Department of Medicine, UAB
Associations Between Nutrition and Mobility Among Community-Dweling Older Adults
October 16 Paulette Johnson, MD
Department of Pediatrics, UAB
Energy Expenditure and Nutritional Requirements in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients: What Are They?
October 23 David Allison, PhD
Department of Biostatistics, CNRC, UAB
Anti-Psychotic Induced Weight Gain
October 30 Nassrin Dashti, PhD
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
Relative Atherogenecity of Dietary Saturated and Trans Fatty Acids
November 6 Yingkui Yang, MD
Department of Surgery, UAB
Molecular Understanding of Ligand Binding to Melanocortin 4 Receptor - New Target to Control Body Weight
November 13 Philip Wood, DVM, PhD
Comparative Medicine, UAB
What Does Treatment for AIDS Have To Do With Lipodystrophy, Dyslipidemia and Mitochondrial Toxicity?
November 20 Richard Bergman, PhD
University of Southern California
Physiological Basis of the Metabolic Syndrome
November 27 Tim Nagy, PhD
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
Phenotyping 101: Relating Energy Expenditure and Body Composition in Animal Models
December 4 Ada Elgavish, PhD
Department of Urology and Pharmacology, UAB
Does Dietary Fat Modulate the Progression of Prostate Cancer? Studies in a Transgenic Mouse Model of Prostate Cancer (TRAMP)
December 12 Dan Lane, PhD
Johns Hopkins Medical Institution
A Possible Mechanism for the Control of Food Intake via Inhibition of Hyopthalamic Fatty Acid Synthase