OREI is a faculty-initiated, interdisciplinary and intercollegiate program established to address the prevention and treatment of obesity in a multi-disciplinary research and education program.

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Events

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Adrian Vella, MD

Monday, November 18, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Adrian Vella, MD Professor of Medicine Dept. of Internal Medicine | Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism and NutritionChair for Research | Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism and NutritionMayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Presentation: What can TCF7L2 teach us about the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes?  

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Joel Geerling, MD, PhD

Monday, November 25, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Joel C. Geerling, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Neurology University of Iowa | Department of Neurology Presentation: Angiotensin, aldosterone, and the neural control of sodium appetite

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Malcolm Low, MD, PhD

Monday, December 2, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Malcolm Low, MD, PhD Assistant Professor | Pathology & Cell BiologyDavid F. Bohr Collegiate Professor of Physiology Professor, Physiology & Internal Medicine Dept. of Molecular & Integrative Physiology Director, Michigan Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center (MMPC)University of Michigan Medical SchoolPresentation: Single cell transcriptomic analysis reveals key developmental regulators of distinct hypothalamic POMC neuronal subtypes