Diabetes Research Center

Conferences

Upcoming Conferences

Friday, April 25, 2014

Advances and Obstacles in Molecular Control of Human Beta Cell Proliferation for Diabetes
Andrew Stewart, MD
Director, Diabetes Obesity and Metabolism Institute
Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Hematopoietic stem cell and gene therapy for cystinosis: new mechanisms of stem cell-mediated tissue
Stephanie Cherqui, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics at The University of San Diego

1:30 PM: 551

Friday, May 02, 2014

Regulation of Body Weight and Nutrient Metabolism by Obesity Gene SH2B1
Liangyou Rui, PhD
Professor
Molecular & Integrative Physiology
University of Michigan

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, May 09, 2014

Diabetes Research Center Seminar
Joel Elmquist, DVM, PhD
Maclin Family Distinguished Professor in Medical Science
Carl H. Westcott Distinguished Chair in Medical Research
Internal Medicine, Pharmacology, Psychiatry
UT Southwestern

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Manipulating Stem Cell Fate Using Chemical Approaches
Shuibing Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemical Biology in Surgery
Assistant Professor of Chemical Biology in Biochemistry
Weill Cornell Medical College

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Past Conferences

Friday, April 11, 2014

The Physiological Roles of Human Brown Adipose Tissue
Aaron Cypess, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, April 04, 2014

Impact of Prenatal Metabolism on Offspring Disease Risk
Mary Elizabeth Patti, MD
Investigator, Section on Integrative Physiology and Metabolism
Director of the Genomics Core Laboratory
Clinical Endocrinologist
Joslin Diabetes Center

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Hyper and Hypoparathyroidism: New Molecular Genetic and Clinical Studies
Allen Spiegel, MD
Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean
Professor, Department of Medicine (Administration)
Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Diabetes Research Center Seminar
Robert Stanley Sherwin, MD
C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Section Chief, Endocrinology
Director, YCCI
Yale University

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, March 07, 2014

Diabetes Research Center Seminar
Carol Horowitz, MD
Associate Professor Health Evidence and Policy
Associate Professor Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, February 28, 2014

Diabetes Research Center Seminar
Ursula Kaiser, MD
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension
Brigham & Women's Health
Professor
Harvard Medical School

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Diabetes Research Center Seminar
Jens Bruning, MD
Director of the Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research, Cologne
Coordinator of the Cologne Excellence Cluster "Cellular Stress Responses in Ageing-Associated Diseases" (CECAD)
Professor of Genetics, University of Cologne
Max Planck Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne
Director of the Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Preventive Medicine (ZEDP)
University Hospital of Cologne

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, February 07, 2014

Tissue-Specific Regulation of Lipoprotein Lipase, Lipid Fuel Partitioning and Energy Balance
Robert Eckel, MD
Charles A. Boettcher Endowed Chair in Atherosclerosis
Professor of Medicine - Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, and Cardiology
Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
Program Director, Adult General Clinical Research Center
UC Denver

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, February 07, 2014

Lysosome as a Control Center for Cellular Clearance and Energy Metabolism
Andrea Ballabio, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Professor of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics
University of Naples "Federico II"
Scientific Director
TIGEM (Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine)
Naples, Italy

1:30 PM: LeFrak Auditorium

Special seminar co-sponsored with Neuroscience

Friday, January 31, 2014

De novo Lipogenesis and its Contribution to Human Liver Disease
Elizabeth Parks, PhD
Associate Professor
UT Southwestern

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Metabolic Adaptation: Friend or Foe in the Pathogenesis of Insulin Resistance
Jiandie Lin, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Life Sciences Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, UM Medical School
Faculty Mentor, Cell & Developmental Biology, Program in Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
Faculty Mentor, Cellular & Molecular Biology, Program in Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Faculty Mentor, Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)
University of Michigan

9:00 AM: Room 151

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Dietary Interventions of Health Aging
Rafael de Cabo, PhD
Senior Investigator
Mechanisms and Interventions of Aging Section
Laboratory of Experimental Gerontology
National Institute on Aging

9:00 AM: Room 151

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Unraveling the Pathophysiology of Congenital Hyperinsulinism: the Quest for New Therapeutic Targets
Diva De Leon-Crutchlow, MD, MSCE
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center
Attending Physician, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Friday, December 06, 2013

Molecular Targets and Therapeutic Potentials of A Natural Compound in Metabolic Disorders
Yuling Chi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine (Nephrology)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Accreditation Statement:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, November 22, 2013

RAGE: Novel Mechanisms in Obesity and Diabetic complications
Ann Marie Schmidt, MD
Director of Diabetes Research Program
NYU Langone Medical Center

9:00 AM: Room 351

Accreditation Statement:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, November 15, 2013

The retinoblastoma protein is a tumor suppressor in the pituitary and an obesity suppressor in the hypothalamus
Liang Zhu, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciencesv Professor, Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases)
Interim Chair, Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology
Einstein/Montefiore

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Neuroinflammation and Neurogenesis in Metabolic Syndrome or Aging
Dongsheng Cai, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology
Einstein/Montefiore

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, October 18, 2013

The Endocrinization of Biology and Medicine: A Quartet of Revolutions in our Time
Jesse Roth, MD
Investigator & Head, Laboratory for Diabetes and Diabetes-Related Research
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor of Molecular Medicine
Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine
Professor of Medicine
North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine at Hofstra University

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Diabetes Research Seminar
Dale Greiner, PhD
Professor
Program in Molecular Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium, Rm 151

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Friday, June 07, 2013

Unraveling the Pathophysiology of Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia Due to KATP Channel Defects
Dr. Diva DeLeon-Crutchlow
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Integration of Metabolic Signals by Melanocortinergic Neurons to Control Energy Balance and Reproduction
Streamson C. Chua, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Friday, May 03, 2013

In-Vivo Expansion of Autoregulatory T-cells with Peptide-MHC-based Nanovaccines
Pere Santamaria, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Infectious Diseases
University of Calgary

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Friday, April 19, 2013

The Role of GH/IGF-1 Pathway in Exceptional Longevity (Harold Rifkin Visiting Professorship)
Nir Barzilai, MD
The Rennert Chair of Aging Research
Professor of Medicine and Genetics
Director, Institute for Aging Research
The Glenn Center for the Biology of Human Aging
NSC of Excellence in the Biology of Aging (NIH)

9:00 AM: 1st Fl Lecture Hall

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Friday, April 12, 2013

"Unique Role of Interleukin-13 in High Fat Diet-Induced Inflammation and Insulin Resistance"
Hyok-Joon Kwon, PhD
Instructor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Friday, April 05, 2013

Neural Control of Metabolic Syndrome: Several New Perspectives
Dongsheng Cai, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology
Einstein

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium, Rm 151

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Of Mice and Men: Transcriptional Regulation of the Pancreatic Beta Cell
Doris Stoffers, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium, Rm 151

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Friday, March 08, 2013

Extra-Haematopoietic Effects of EPO: Jack of all Trades?
Dr. Minna Woo
University of Toronto

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium, Rm 151

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Friday, March 01, 2013

Clinical Translation of Genetic Predictors for Type 2 Diabetes
Dr. Jose Florez
Massachusetts General Hospital

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium, Rm 151

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Hunger-Promoting Hypothalamic Neurons Regulate Higher Brain Functions & Lifespan (Bernard Zondeck, MD Lecture Series)
Tamas Horvath, DVM, PhD
Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Comparative Medicine
Professor of Neurobiology, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Chair, Section of Comparative Medicine
Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Biomedical Research
Director, Integrative Cell Signaling & Neurobiology Metabolism
Yale University School of Medicine

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

This event is part of the Bernhard Zondek, MD Lecture Series.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Friday, February 15, 2013

"Regulation of Glucose Metabolism by GLP-1: A New Model and its Implication for the Treatment of Diabetes"
David D'Alessio, MD
Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
University of Cincinnati Medical Center

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Friday, February 01, 2013

"Connecting Central Melanocortin Signaling and Lipid and Glucose Metabolism"
Rexford Ahima, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director of Obesity Unit
Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism
Director of Diabetes Reseach Center Mouse Phenotyping Core
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

9:00 AM: LeFrak

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Friday, November 30, 2012

"Bariatric Surgery: It's not what you think it is"
Randy Seeley
PhD, Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine; Donald C. Harrison Endowed Professor; Director, UC/CCHMC Center of Excellence in Obesity and Diabetes; University of Cincinnati

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Friday, November 16, 2012

"Fat Distribution and Metabolic Risk in Men and Women: The Depot-Specific Biology of Adipose Tissues"
Susan Fried
PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Friday, November 09, 2012

"Brain Control of Liver Metabolism"
Christopher Buettner
MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease, Mount Sinai Medical School

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Friday, November 02, 2012

"Hematopoietic Cells Mediate Chronic Complications of Diabetes"
Lawrence Chan
MD, PhD, Betty Rutherford Chair for Diabetes Rssearch; Professor of Medicine and Molecular & Cellular Biology; Chief, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism; Director, Diabetes & Endocrinology Research Center; Baylor College of Medicine

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Friday, October 19, 2012

New Insights Into Regulation of Pro-Insulin Processing in Pancreatic Beta Cells
Rohit Kulkarni, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Joslin/Harvard Diabetes Center

9:00 AM: LeFrak Auditorium

Conference Schedule

The DRC hosts a weekly conference on Friday mornings between 9 and 10 AM. These conferences are held in the LeFrak Auditorium (Room 151) held on the first floor of the Price Center/Research Block Pavilion.

Workshops

All workshopsare held Wednesdays, fromNoon to 1 pm, in Price Center/Block Research Pavilion, Room 351 — unless otherwise noted.

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