10th Annual Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Series Taking Place Virtually
Each year at the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center – Diabetes and Obesity Research Day, researchers from the University of Kentucky and other regional institutes share their current findings and ongoing research about the alarming rise in obesity and diabetes rates. Presenters also discuss prevention and treatment of these epidemic-level diseases.
This year’s Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Day will be a series of virtual seminars and activities during the month of November. This also coincides with National Diabetes Month. The Research Series will include prominent speakers in the areas of diabetes and obesity research.
- Dr. Robert H. Eckel, President, American Diabetes Association
Diabetes Panorama: Personal, Pursuance, Perspective, Prospective
November 5, noon–1:30 p.m.
- Dr. Ana Maria Arbeláez, Washington University School of Medicine
The Brain and Diabetes
November 5, 3–4:30 p.m.
- Maureen Gannon, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Enhancing Functional β-cell Mass & Cardiac Function by Targeting Prostaglandin E2 Receptors
November 12, 3–4:30 p.m.
- Dr. Emil R. Unanue, Paul & Ellen Lacy Professor, Washington University School of Medicine
Why Are Pancreatic Islets Susceptible to Type 1 Diabetic Autoimmunity?
November 19, 3–4:30 p.m. UK Participants ONLY