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Answering the call for progress against diabetes

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017
VENUE: Samis Education Center, OU Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City

STEVEN E. KAHN, M.B., Ch.B, 2017 Keynote Presenter

This program is provided at no cost to participants.

Pre-registration for the Symposium is now closed, but you are welcome to register at the door when you arrive.

See photos from the 2016 Symposium (Facebook)

2017 AGENDA

7 a.m. Posters installed (until 8:20)
7:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:20 Welcome | Ann Louise Olson, PhD, and James J. Tomasek, PhD
8:30

SESSION I: Oral Presentations & Discussions | Moderator: Kevin Short, PhD
April Teague, MS
BODY COMPOSITION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD OF OFFSPRING EXPOSED TO DIABETES MELLITUS IN UTERO

Bishwa Sapkota, PhD
METABOLITE SIGNATURES OF DIABETES WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: A PILOT INVESTIGATION

Ann Louise Olson, PhD
GLUT4-DEPENDENT GLUCOSE UPTAKE: A TARGET FOR IMPROVING GLUCOSE TOLERANCE

9:30

SESSION II: Oral Presentations & Discussions | Moderator: Maria Newhardt, BS
Heather Kimbley, MSII
ASSOCIATION BETWEEN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PERCEPTIONS AND BEHAVIORS IN AMERICAN INDIAN YOUTH

Yan Shao, MD, PhD
THE miRNA451a/ATF2 SINGAL PATHWAY REGULATED MITOCHONDRIAL FUNCTION OF RPE IN DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

Zhongjie Sun, MD, PhD
REGULATION OF PANCREATIC BETA CELL FUNCTION BY ANTI-AGING GENE KLOTHO IN DIABETES

10:30 Break
11:00

SESSION III: Oral Presentations & Discussions | Moderator: David Sparling, MD, PhD
Michael Stout, PhD
17α-ESTRADIOL ACTS SYNERGISTICALLY THROUGH CENTRAL AND PERIPHERAL MECHANISMS TO REVERSE OBESITY AND METABOLIC DYSFUNCTION

Kruti Shah, MD
EFFECT OF MATERNAL DIABETES MELLITUS ON FETAL SERUM EXOSOMAL MICRORNA EXPRESSION

Arlan Richardson, PhD
THE ANTI-AGING ACTION OF DIETARY RESTRICTION ON INSULIN SENSITIVITY

12 p.m. Lunch and Poster Judging Session | Lunch is provided; first-come, first-choice
2:00

SESSION IV: Oral Presentations & Discussions | Moderator: Allison Campolo, MS
Sang-Min Lee, PhD
N-LINKED GLYCOSYLATION OF THE ANTI-DIABETIC DRUG TARGET AMYLIN RECEPTOR SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCES PEPTIDE HORMONE AFFINITY

Allison Campolo, MS
THE SARCOPLASMIC RETICULUM CALCIUM ATPase PUMP IS A MAJOR REGULATOR OF WHOLE BODY GLUCOSE METABOLISM

Kenneth Humphries, PhD
CROSSTALK BETWEEN CARDIAC INSULIN AND BETA-ADRENERGIC SIGNALING

3:00 Break
3:15

Timothy J. Lyons Keynote Lecture: THE BETA CELL IN TYPE 2 DIABETES: FROM THE CLINIC TO THE LAB
Steven Kahn, MB, ChB
Introduction by Steven D. Chernausek, MD

4:20 Closing Remarks | Madona Azar, MD
4:30

Reception and Awards Presentation
Samis Center Rooftop Garden (Alternate: Samis Center Level B)

6:00 Adjournment

Steven Kahn2017 KEYNOTE PRESENTER

Steven E. Kahn, M.B., Ch.B. | Diabetes Research Center | University of Washington School of Medicine

Steven Kahn is a Professor of Medicine at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. He holds the Leonard L. Wright and Marjorie C. Wright Chair and directs the Diabetes Research Center at the University of Washington. His research interests include the role of the ß-cell in the pathogenesis and treatment of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. He has performed physiological studies and actively participates in a number of large multicenter clinical trials to prevent and treat type 2 diabetes. Aside from his clinical studies, he has an extensive basic research program examining the loss of ß-cells in type 2 diabetes. He has received numerous awards including the Endocrine Society Clinical Investigator Award, Department of Veterans Affairs John B. Barnwell Award, European Association for the Study of Diabetes Albert Renold Award, and American Diabetes Association Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Diabetes Research Award. | Explore Dr. Kahn's CV


 

2017 LOCATION DETAILS

Samis Education Center | OU Health Sciences Center | Oklahoma City, OK 73104 | Website | Map

PARKING is available at no charge to Symposium attendees visiting from off-campus. After you RSVP, if you do not receive parking instructions, please email Katie (see below). If you are a student or employee at the Oklahoma Health Center (OUHSC's campus), please plan to use the campus shuttle or make other arrangements.

PLEASE BRING A JACKET OR SWEATER, as it is difficult to provide an auditorium temperature that is comfortable for everyone.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. Please notify us if you have any special needs. For accommodations on the basis of disability, call Katie Hoefling at (405) 271-2824.

This program is provided at no cost to participants.


2016 SYMPOSIUM AWARD WINNERS

Dr. Jay Ma Award for Outstanding Oral Presentation: Shaoning Jiang
Silver Award, Oral Presentation: Robert Jackson
Bronze Award, Oral Presentation: Shanell Shoop

Poster Presentations, GROUP A
Dr. Steven D. Chernausek Award for Outstanding Poster: Chris Schafer
Silver Award: David Sparling

Poster Presentations, GROUP B
Dr. Steven D. Chernausek Award for Outstanding Poster: Babajide Ojo
Silver Award: Chelsea Smith

Poster Presentations, GROUP C
Dr. Steven D. Chernausek Award for Outstanding Poster: Minu Pilvankar
Silver Award: Saeed Piri


FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Harold Hamm Diabetes Center | Phone: (405) 271-2824 | Katie-Hoefling@ouhsc.edu