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Research Conferences

The Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes Division's Research Conferences are held during the academic year (September – May) on 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 & Diabetes Division, University of Michigan researchers performing endocrinology-related work, and invited outside speakers. Drs. Elif Oral and Rodica Pop-Busui organize the MEND Research Conference series.

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Print the Research Conference Schedule [PDF] for  May

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

May 6, 2016

President-Elect, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Alice Lohrman Andrews Research Professor in Hepatology
Professor of Internal Medicine
Director of Clinical Hepatology
“Hepatitis C Cure and Its Impact on Hepatic and Non-Hepatic Outcomes”

May 13, 2016
12:00 – 1:00PM
2nd floor, University Hospital

7th Annual Stefan S. Fajans Lecture in Diabetes
Professor Paul Zimmet, MD, PhD
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Director Emeritus, Victor Smorgon Diabetes Center,
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
Honorary President, International Diabetes Federation
"Diabetes & Its Drivers: The Largest Epidemic in Human History?"

May 20, 2016
2:00 – 3:00PM
“Combined Clinical-Research Conference

Hussain Alquraini, MD
Department of Internal Medicine
“Anabolic Steroids”

May 27, 2016

No Conference

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.