Obesity Journal Club Tuesday June 15

The next Obesity Journal Club will be Tuesday, June 15 at 12:00PM. Please see below for more information. Presenter: Amanda Vest, MBBS MPH; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine & Medical Director, Cardiac Transplantation Program Article 1 Title:  Potential Effects of Bariatric Surgery on the Incidence of Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation in Patients […]

Adipose Seminar – Matthew Lynes

Dr. Mathew Lynes, Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Research Associate at Joslin Diabetes Center, will present at the final virtual Adipose Seminar for the 2020-2021 academic year. His talk, entitled “Thermogenic pathways to combat obesity” will take place on Tuesday, June 8, at 10:00AM. Registration for this seminar is required. Please click […]

Adipose Seminar – Dr. Andrew Greenberg

Dr. Andrew Greenberg, Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Professor of Nutrition and Metabolism at Tufts University School of Medicine, Associate Professor at Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Director of the Obesity and Metabolism Team at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging and Co-Director and PI of the Boston Nutrition […]

Adipose Seminar – Dr. Marc Liesa-Roig

Dr. Marc Liesa-Roig, Assistant Professor in Residence for the Departments of Medicine, Endocrinology, and  Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at the University of California Los Angeles, will present at the next virtual Adipose Seminar. His talk, entitled “ABCB10 exports mitochondrial biliverdin, driving metabolic maladaptation and NAFLD in obesity” will take place on Tuesday, May 11, at […]

Obesity Journal Club Tuesday, April 20

The next Obesity Journal Club is Tuesday, April 20 from 12:00-1:00PM. Please see below for more information. Presenter: Violeta Chacón; Doctoral Candidate, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Article Title:  A neurobehavioral study on the efficacy of price interventions in promoting healthy food choices among low socioeconomic families. Author/Journal: Tannista Banerjee, PhD et al. […]

Next Adipose Seminar – Dr. Barbara Nikolajcyzk

Dr. Barbara Nikolajcyzk, Associate Director for Translational Research in Diabetes at the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center and Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, will present at the next virtual Adipose Seminar. Her talk, entitled “Mechanisms of Inflammation in human obesity and type 2 diabetes” will take place […]

Obesity Working Group Meeting

Monday, March 29, 2021 from 3:00-5:00PM “Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet on Insulin-Resistant Dyslipoproteinemia – A Randomized Controlled Feeding Trial” Cara Ebbeling, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Co-Director, New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Boston Children’s Hospital “Sodium intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: evidence from cohort studies with multiple 24-hour urine […]

Next Adipose Seminar – Dr. Shingo Kajimura

Dr. Shingo Kajimura, Member of the Faculty of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will present at the next virtual Adipose Seminar. His talk, entitled “The Color of Fat: the multifaceted role of thermogenic fat in metabolism and diabetes” will take place on Tuesday, March 23, at 10:00AM. Registration […]

Next Obesity Journal Club Tuesday, March 16

The next Obesity Journal Club is Tuesday, March 16 from 12:00-1:00PM. Please see below for more information. Presenter: Thanit (Pao) Vinitchagoon, MS, RD, CDT; PhD Candidate, Nutrition Interventions, Communication, and Behavior Change; Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. Article Title:  Effects of Time-Restricted Eating on Weight Loss and Other Metabolic Parameters […]

Next Adipose Seminar – Dr. Alyssa Hasty

Dr. Alyssa Hasty, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty of the Basic Sciences, at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will present at the next Adipose Seminar. Her talk, entitled “Macrophages as Adipose Tissue Ferrostats” will take place on Tuesday, March 9. Registration for this seminar is required. Please click here to register.