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Diabetes Grand Rounds Speakers, 2011–12 Academic Year


Friday,
September 9, 2011

Sponsor:
Center for the Study of Diabetes Complications

Subramaniam Pennathur, M.B.B.S.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Nephrology and
Associate Director
Biomedical Mass Spectrometry Research Facility
Department of Pharmacology
University of Michigan

“Vascular inflammation and atherosclerosis in CKD”


Friday,
October 14, 2011

Sponsor:
CDTR

Guillermo Umpierrez
Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Emory University School of Medicine
Chief of Diabetes and Endocrinology
Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University

“Ketosis-Prone (Flatbush) Diabetes”

Friday,
October 21, 2011

Sponsor:
MMOC

Elizabeth K. Speliotes, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
Division of Gastroenterology
University of Michigan

“Human genetic advances in obesity”

Friday,
November 18, 2011

Sponsor:
Center for the Study of Diabetes Complications

James W Russell, M.B., Ch.B., M.S.
Director, Peripheral Neuropathy Center
Director, Autonomic Nervous System Disorders Laboratory
Co-Director, Maryland ALS Clinic

“Regulation of Mitochondrial Function in Diabetic Neuropathy”

Friday,
December 9, 2011

Sponsor:
Brehm Center for Diabetes Research

Susan Bonner-Weir, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Joslin Diabetes Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

“Postnatal maturation of beta cell function”

Friday,
December 16, 2011

Sponsor:
Brehm Center for Diabetes Research

Massimo Pietropaolo, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Director, Laboratory of Immunogenetics
University of Michigan

“Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA): Pathogenetic Aspects and Therapeutic Implications”

Friday,
February 3, 2012

Sponsor:
Diabetic Complications Consortium

Frank Brosius III, M.D.
Director, Diabetic Complications Consortium
Division Chief, Nephrology
Professor, Internal Medicine and Molecular & Integrative Physiology
University of Michigan

“Diabetic Nephropathy: From Mouse to Humans and Back Again”

Friday,
March 23, 2012

Sponsor:
MMOC

William Colmers, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

“You Eat with Your Brain”

Friday,
March 30, 2012

Sponsor:
DRC

Morris Birnbaum, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Cell and Molecular Biology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

“Integrative Control of Hepatic Metabolism”

Friday,
April 27, 2012

Sponsor:
Diabetic Complications Consortium

Hanna E Abboud, M.D.
Jay H. Stein Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Nephrology
Staff Physician, South Texas Veterans Health Care System
Department of Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center

“NADPH Oxidases and Podocyte Injury in Diabetes”