Endocrine University Wide Lecture

“PPAR Gamma and the Promise of Insulin Sensitization for Type 2 Diabetes”



Date
January 11, 2019
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Mitchell A. Lazar, MD, PhD
Willard and Rhoda Ware Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases; Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Director of the Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism, University of Pennsylvania
Location
BST 1195
Category
School of Medicine - Medicine - Endocrinology & Metabolism
Description

Objectives:
At the end of the lecture, the audience should be able to:
1. Understand the importance of insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes.
2. Understand the biology of PPAR gamma and its anti-diabetic ligands.
3. Understand how natural genetic variation influences how PPARgamma works in the genome.