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Diabetes & Obesity Research Day

University of Illinois at Chicago
1st Annual Diabetes & Obesity
Research Day

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Presentations: Keynote Lectures & Oral Talks
Time:                  1:00 - 5:00 PM
Place:                 Moss Auditorium, 1020 COMRB
                            909 S. Wolcott, Chicago, IL

Reception & Poster Session:
Time:                  5:00 - 7:00 PM
Place:                 COM Faculty & Alumni Lounge (CMW119)
                            1856 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL


Diabetes and Obesity are major causes of morbidity and mortality and impact all disciplines of Medicine. This meeting will bring together researchers and trainees to share new knowledge and identify opportunities for collaboration and research targeting Diabetes and Obesity.

Registration and Abstract Submission:

Attendance and abstracts are invited from students, housestaff, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty in all disciplines at UIC and other institutions. To register and/or submit abstracts, please contact Pam Terrell, by September 30, 2013.

Click here for Abstract/Registration Form

Brought to you by:

UIC Diabetes,Obesity & Nutrition Research Program
UIC Center For Clinical and Translational Science
UIC Department of Medicine
UIC Institute for Health Research and Policy
UIC Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
UIC College of Applied Health Sciences



Keynote Speakers

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD
A.C. Mullins Professor in Translational Research, Professor of Medicine, Chief of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Director, CRC, University of Tennessee Health Science Center,
Memphis, TN

Graeme Bell, PhD

Louis Block Distinguished Service Professor
Departments of Medicine and Human Genetics,
Director, Diabetes Research and Training Center,
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Steven Smith, MD
Professor and Scientific
Director, Translational Research
Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes
Sanford Burnham Research Institute,
Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL