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Research Conferences are held weekly for one hour on Thursdays covering a wide range of topics in molecular and cellular research, organ physiology, and clinical research. Speakers include the faculty and staff of the Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes (MEND) Division, University of Michigan researchers performing endocrinology-related work, and invited visiting guest speakers. Drs. Ernesto Bernal-Mizrachi, Elif Oral, and Rodica Pop-Busui organize the MEND research conference series.

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During the academic year, this conference is held:

Fridays, 3:00-4:00 pm
(*unless otherwise noted)

Brehm Tower, 5th Floor
Cure Room, Room #5050
1000 Wall Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48105


September 5, 2014

Richard Auchus, MD, PhD
Professor of Internal Medicine
“The new biology of androgens in prostate cancer”

September 12, 2014


September 19, 2014
*2:00 – 3:15 PM
Combined Clinical-
Research Conference


Bring Your Best Cases – Come Prepared to Discuss

September 26, 2014

Gregory Clines, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
“Hijack of bone signaling pathways by metastaticprostate cancer”


Access our NEW U-M Diabetes Events Calendar to view upcoming diabetes lectures and symposia!

For additional scientific events, please see our MEND educational events page.