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Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Charles Brenner, PhD

Monday, January 27, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Charles Brenner, PhD  Professor of Biochemistry Professor of Internal Medicine  Carver College of Medicine  University of Iowa  Presentation: Boosting NAD to Address Conditions of Metabolic Stress: Full Circle from Milk

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Christopher Adams, MD, PhD

Monday, February 3, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Christopher Adams, MD, PhD Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Chair Professor of Internal Medicine - Endocrinology and Metabolism Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics University of Iowa  Presentation: TBD

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Martin Myers, PhD

Monday, February 10, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Martin Myers, MD, PhD Professor of Diabetes Research  Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and Molecular & Integrative Physiology Director, Michigan Diabetes Research & Training Center University of Michigan  Presentation: TBD