Metabolic Research Conference

  • A lecture series in the style of Grand Rounds
  • NEW VENUE: Bird Library Auditorium at OUHSC*
  • Held at noon on the first and third Mondays of each calendar month during the academic year*
  • Presenters include invited guests from outside OU

Lunch is provided for the first 25 attendees! Late arrivals are encouraged to bring a sack lunch.

2018-2019

Oct. 1 -- Yusuke Takahashi, Ph.D., OUHSC | The role of microRNAs in the pathogenesis in diabetic retinopathy

Oct. 15 -- Steven D. Chernausek, M.D., OUHSCThe Effect of Sex on the Development of Childhood Obesity and the Risk for Metabolic Disease

Nov. 5 -- Peter Butler, M.D., UCLA | Title Forthcoming

Dec. 3 -- Patrick Catalano, M.D., Tufts | Title Forthcoming

PAST PRESENTERS

Ann-Louise Olson, Ph.D., Edith Kinney Gaylord Foundation Presidential Professor; Vice Chair, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, OUHSC
C. Ronald Kahn, M.D., Chief Academic Officer and Senior Investigator, Joslin Diabetes Center; Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., Public Health & Health Promotion, OUHSC
Elvira Isganaitis, M.D., M.P.H., Pediatrics/Endocrinology, Harvard Medical School
Cecil Lewis, Ph.D., Anthropology, OU-Norman
Véronique A. Lacombe, D.V.M., Ph.D., Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, OSU-Stillwater
Dharambir Sanghera, Ph.D., Pediatrics/Genetics, OUHSC
Steven D. Chernausek, M.D., CMRI Edith Kinney Gaylord Chair; Professor of Pediatrics, OUHSC
Kevin Short, M.D., CMRI Choctaw Nation Chair; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, OUHSC
Kenneth Humphries, Ph.D., Assistant Member, Aging & Metabolism Research Program, OMRF
Will Holland, Ph.D., Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Robert Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., Ophthalmology & Cell Biology, Dean McGee Eye Institute
Christina Scifres, M.D., Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology, OUHSC
Michael Businelle, Ph.D, Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
Susan Sisson, Ph.D., R.D.N., C.H.E.S., F.A.C.S.M., Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, OUHSC
Darren Lee, Ph.D., Dept. of Ophthalmology, OUHSC

Watch for more dates to be added soon!
If you are interested in presenting or can suggest a visiting presenter for this conference, please email HHDC@OUHSC.edu

The 2018-19 Conference Committee consists of Dr. David Fields (Chair), Dr. David Kem, Dr. Hui-Ying Lim, and Dr. Ann Louise Olson.

No cost to attend. For more information or for accommodations on the basis of disability, call (405) 271-2824.

*except where noted