Endocrine Grand Rounds

New factors gating sugar and fat transport, a fishy story



Date
February 19, 2016
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Amnon Schlegel, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of Utah School of Medicine
Location
1195 BST Conference Room
Category
School of Medicine- Medicine- Endocrinology & Metabolism
Contact
Kelli Lange
Conference Coordinator


412-648-8630
kal134@pitt.edu
Description

The attendee will be able to:

1. Appreciate how population genetic findings for diabetes and metabolism traits can be elucidated with molecular methods.

2. Learn how the intestine's handling of absorbed lipids is regulated.

3. Understand the physiological processes occurring in the transition between fed and fasted states.