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Department of Medicine

DIABETES AND METABOLISM SEMINAR SERIES Annual Symposium Role of the Liver in Metabolism: New Thoughts on a New Problem
WhenWednesday, May 8, 2019, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WhereUW Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle, WA 98195

Registration is required, please click the following link to register online by May 3rd:

8:00 Continental Breakfast

8:25 – 8:30 Steven Kahn, MB, ChB, University of Washington
Introductory Remarks and Overview

Session I – Chair: George Ioannou

8:30 – 9:10 Kitt Petersen, MD, Yale University
Mitochondria and the Liver

9:10 – 9:50 Sakeneh Zraika, PhD, University of Washington
Novel Mediators of Hepatic Glucose Production

9:50 – 10:30 Owen McGuinness, PhD, Vanderbilt University

Regulation of Hepatic and Muscle Glucose Disposal during Infection and Inflammation

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:25 Kristina Utzschneider, MD, University of Washington
NAFLD/NASH and Diabetes

11:25 – 12:05 Varman Samuel, MD, PhD, Yale University
NAFLD is a Disease for Endocrinologists: How Fatty Liver Leads to Hepatic Insulin Resistance

12:05 – 12:45 Sudha Biddinger, MD, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital
Insulin Regulation of Lipid Metabolism and the Development of Hepatic Steatosis

12:45 – 2:00 Lunch

Session II – Chair: Sakeneh Zraika

2:00 – 2:40 Jed Friedman, PhD, University of Oklahoma
Maternal Diet and the Microbiome Accelerates Pediatric NAFLD in Mouse, Monkey, and Man

2:40 – 3:30 George Ioannou, MD, University of Washington
Role of Cholesterol in Steatohepatitis

3:20 – 4:00 Kiran Bambha, MD, University of Washington
New Therapies for the Management of Fatty Liver Disease

Event typesConferences, Meetings
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