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NYC Regional Diabetes Meeting 2017

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1150 St Nicholas Avenue

Russ Berrie Pavilion, Rooms 1 & 2

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***Please register by May 22, 2017***

8:00 Coffee/breakfast
8:45 Welcome remarks
9:00 KEYNOTE LECTURE
Michael Czech,
Isadore and Fannie Foxman Professor and Department Chair,
UMass Medical School
"Adipocyte Lipid Synthesis Coupled to Thermogenesis
and Glucose Tolerance"


10:00 HEPATIC MECHANISMS moderator: Rebecca Haeusler
10:00 Lale Ozcan, Assistant Professor, Columbia University
"Glucagon-mediated control of PCSK9 and cholesterol metabolism"
10:25 Dou Yeon Youn, Postdoctoral Scientist (Pessin Lab), AECOM
"Regulation of the Mediator Complex and Hepatic De Novo Lipogenesis"
10:50 Coffee

11:20 ISLETS moderator: Utpal Pajvani
11:20 Andisheh Abedini, Assistant Professor, NYU
"A New Mechanism of Beta-Cell Toxicity in Type 2 Diabetes"
11:45 Lina Sui, Postdoctoral Scientist (Egli Lab), Columbia
"Beta Cell Replacement in Mice Using Human Type 1 Diabetes Nuclear Transfer Embryonic Stem Cells"
12:10 Esra Karakose, Postdoctoral Scientist (Stewart Lab), Mt. Sinai
"Many Roads Lead to Insulinoma"
12:35 Lunch

1:15 POSTER SESSION
Abstract submission deadline: May 10, 2017
Abstracts should be emailed to Rebecca Haeusler, rah2130@columbia.edu

File should include: title, authors, institutions, abstract text
**Two $300 poster prizes will be awarded**

2:30 OBESITY moderator: Li Qiang
2:30 Lisa Cole Burnett, Postdoctoral Scientist (Leibel Lab), Columbia
"The Role of SNORD116 in the Molecular Pathogenesis of Prader-Willi Syndrome"
2:55 Jose Aleman, Assistant Professor, NYU
"Effects of Rapid Weight Loss on Systemic and Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Metabolism in Obese Postmenopausal Women"
3:20 Kalypso Karastergiou, Assistant Professor, Mt. Sinai
"Fat Distribution and Metabolic Health"
3:45 Closing remarks


***Please register by May 22, 2017***

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