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Barnstable Brown Obesity and Diabetes Research Day

Researchers from the University of Kentucky and other regional institutions share their current findings and ongoing research focused on obesity and diabetes – major health concerns in Kentucky and the U.S.

Featured Talks:

"Searching for Endotypes: The Heterogeneity of Type 1 Diabetes Can No Longer be Ignored"
Desmond Schatz, MD
Professor and Associate Chairman of Pediatrics, 
Medical Director of the Diabetes Institute & Director of the Clinical Research Center within the CTSi
University of Florida, Gainseville

"Mechanisms contributing to the regression of fatty liver disease"
Elizabeth Parks, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology and Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Associate Director, Clinical Research Center, Institute for Clinical and Translationsal Science
University of Missouri at Columbia

"Breaking fat: the central role of lipid droplets in cell signaling and metabolic disease etiology"
Doug Mashek, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Department of Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of Minnesota

Learn more about the speakers, sponsors, and see photos from last year's event on the UK Healthcare Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center's page