Program

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Seventh Annual Research Day
Biomedical Pharmaceutical Complex Building
#bbdocresearchday


8:00-9:00 am

BREAKFAST: ATRIUM

POSTER SETUP: BBSRB ATRIUM

 

SESSION I

9:00-9:15 am

Introductory Remarks

Lisa Cassis, MD

Vice President of Research, Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences; Co-Director, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences, Cardiovascular Research Center, MD/PhD Program Mentor

 

9:15- 10:00 am

David D’Alessio, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine Director, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition

Duke University

Title: Is GLP-1 a hormone: Whether and When

 

10:00-10:30 am

Podium Presentations from Selected Abstracts

Oluwabukola B. Omotola  (10:00-10:15am)

Title: Estrogen regulation of daily metabolic rhythms in female mice

Iuliana Popescu, PhD, Post-Doc (10:15-10:30am)

Title: The effects of Canagliflozin, an inhibitor of SGLT2, on glucose homeostasis and islet architecture in streptozotocin—induced diabetic mice

 

10:30-10:50 am

COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER SET UP

 

SESSION II

11:00-11:45 am

Sonia Najjar, Ph.D 

Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences,  Associate Dean, Research and Innovation

Ohio University

Title: Impaired Insulin Clearance Links Insulin Resistance to Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis

 

 

 

11:45-12:05 pm

John L. Fowlkes, M.D.

 Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, Director, Barnstable Brown Obesity and Diabetes Center, University of Kentucky

Title: What is Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center?

 

 

 

12:05-12:15 pm

Phillip Kern, M.D.

Professor of Endocrinology & Molecular Medicine, Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences, University of Kentucky

Title: The impact of diabetes: a personal story

 

12:15-12:45 pm

Blitz Special

 

12:45-1:15 pm

LUNCH

 

1:15-2:45 pm

POSTER SESSION   Odd #’s present 1:15-2:00pm     Even #’s present 2-2:45

 

2:45-3:00 BREAK

 

SESSION III

3:00-3:45 pm

Henry Ginsberg, M.D.

Herbert and Florence Irving Professor of Medicine, Director, Irving Institute for Clinical & Translational Research

Title: Why do people with diabetes have high triglyceride and low HDL cholesterol levels, and what should we do about it?

 

3:45-4:15 pm

Podium Presentation from Selected Abstracts

Kathryn Corbin (3:45-4:00)

Title: Reducing glucokinase activity restores endogenous pulsatility and enhances insulin secretion in pancreatic islets from db/db mice

Erin Jackson, PhD (4:00-4:15)

Title: Sex differences in effects of aryl hydrocarbon deficiency to mitigate harmful effects of polychlorinated biphenyls on glucose homeostasis during weight loss in obese mice

 

 

 

 

 

 

4:30-7:30 pm

RECEPTION AND AWARDS BANQUET

HILARY J. BOONE CENTER (500 Rose Street)

 

5:30

Introductory Remarks

Lisa Cassis, MD

Vice President of Research, Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences; Co-Director, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences, Cardiovascular Research Center, MD/PhD Program Mentor

Michael Karpf, MD

Executive Vice President for Health Affairs

 

PRESENTATION OF POSTER AWARDS

Nancy Webb, PhD

Director for Nutritional Sciences Graduate Program, Professor, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences,

Cardiovascular Research Center

 

 

PRESENTATION OF THE FREDERICK AND MARIA DE BEER AWARD

Frederick C. de Beer, MD

Vice President for Clinical Academic Affairs,  MD/PhD Program Mentor, CVRC - Core Faculty; Inflammation and Lipoprotein Metabolism Research Group; Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics - Adjunct Faculty; Nutritional Sciences Graduate Faculty; pharmns-Joint Faculty

Maria Cecilia de Beer, PhD

Associate Professor, Physiology, CVRC - Core Faculty; Inflammation and Lipoprotein Metabolism Research Group; Nutritional Sciences Graduate Faculty