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Diabetes Grand Rounds Speakers, 2012–13 Academic Year

September 14, 2012

Brehm Center for Diabetes Research

Max Pietropaolo, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology and Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Director, Laboratory of Immunogenetics
Division of Metabolism, Endocrinololgy & Diabetes

“Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes: What Are the Crucial Unanswered Research Questions”


November 9, 2012

Brehm Center for Diabetes Research

Aaron Michels, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine
Barbara Davis Center
University of Colorado Denver

“New Paradigms for the Prevention and Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes”

aaron michels

November 29, 2012

Michigan Nutrition & Obesity Research Center (MNORC)

Helen Hobbs, MD
Professor and Philip O’Brien Montgomery Jr., M.D.,     Distinguished Chair in Developmental Biology
Eugene McDermott Distinguished Chair for the Study     of Human Growth and Development
Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth &      Development, Internal Medicine, Molecular      Genetics
University of Texas Southwestern
HHMI Investigator

“Nature, Nurture and NAFLD”

helen hobbs

December 7, 2012

Michigan Diabetes Research Center (MDRC)

Robert W. O’Rourke, MD, FACS
Co-Director, Bariatric Surgery Program
Department of Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
Oregon Health & Science University

“Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Metabolism in Human Obesity”

robert o'rourke

January 11, 2013

Michigan Nutrition & Obesity Research Center (MNORC)

Elif A. Oral, MS, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery Program
Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes

“What’s in a Device: Emerging Gastrointestinal-Based Technologies for Metabolic Problems”

elif oral

February 1, 2013

National Diabetic Complications Consortium

Y. Eugene Chen, MD, PhD
Frederick Huetwell Professor of Cardiovascular      Medicine
Vice-Chair for Basic and Translational Research,      Department of Cardiac Surgery
Director, Center for Advanced Models for      Translational Sciences and Therapeutics

“Novel Knockout, Knockdown and Transgenic Rabbit/PigModels for Translational Research”

y. eugene chen

March 15, 2013

U-M Diabetes Complications Group

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD
Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism &     Diabetes, University of Utah School of Medicine
Medical Director, Utah Diabetes & Endocrinology     Center
Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry and Human     Genetics, University of Utah Molecular Medicine     Program

“Molecular Insights into Diabetic Cardiomyopathy”

dale abel

March 29, 2013

National Diabetic Complications Consortium

Michael Mauer, MD
Co-Director, Professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota

"Strongly Held Beliefs About Diabetic Nephropathy"

michael mauer

April 19, 2013

Michigan Diabetes Research Center (MDRC)

Mike Boehnke, PhD
Richard G Cornell Distinguished University     Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health

“Identifying Genes for Type 2 Diabetes and Related Traits by Genome-Wide Association and Sequencing Studies”

mike boehnke

May 10, 2013

Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research (MCDTR)

Michele Heisler, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical School and Associate Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health

“Extending Diabetes Care Beyond the Clinic with the Help of Peers and Pixels

michele heisler