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Research Symposium

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Friday, October 25, 2013

Samis Education Center, The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Dr. Veronique Lacombe presents at the 2012 Symposium while session moderator Dr. Michael Elliott looks on.

Dr. Veronique Lacombe presents at the 2012 Symposium while session moderator Dr. Michael Elliott looks on. Click the image for 2013 Symposium photos on Facebook.

REGISTRATION for the 2013 Symposium is available on-site at no charge to participants.

2013 AGENDA

7 a.m. Posters installed (until 8:15)
7:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:20 Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30 Oral Presentations & Discussions: Obesity
Marcia Castellanos-Aymat, RN
Peter J. Toth, MD, PhD
Jeanie B. Tryggestad, MD
Moderator: Madona Azar, MD
9:30 Oral Presentations & Discussions: Cardiovascular
Veronique Lacombe, DVM, PhD
Asitha Silva, MS
Yue Wu, PhD, MD
Moderator: Jian Xu, PhD
10:30 Break
11:00 Oral Presentations & Discussions: Eye
Krysten Farjo, PhD
Zongchao Han, MD, PhD
Elizabeth Moran
Moderator: Yun Le, PhD
12 p.m. Lunch (Provided) & Poster Session
2:00 Oral Presentations & Discussions: Human Clinical
Kevin Short, PhD
Cynthia A. Muhamedagic, PhD
Praveen Natt
Moderator: Christina Shay, PhD
3:00 Break
3:15 Keynote Address: FGF21: A Next-Generation Therapy for Diabetes and Obesity
Andrew Adams, PhD, Eli Lilly & Company
Introduction: Jian-xing Ma, MD, PhD
4:20 Closing Remarks
4:30 Awards & Cocktail Reception
Roof Terrace (Alternate: Level B)
6:30  Adjournment

2013 KEYNOTE PRESENTER

Andrew Adams, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Diabetes Drug Hunting Team, Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis

Dr. Adams’s laboratory is focused on identification and validation of novel targets for the treatment of diabetes and the metabolic syndrome. He is currently investigating adipose tissue-derived signals and how these factors serve to regulate energy balance. Dr. Adams was formerly a research fellow at Harvard Medical School. View Dr. Adams’s CV

 

 

2013 SYMPOSIUM AWARD WINNERS

Dr. Peter Toth

Gold Award, Best Oral Presentation: Peter Toth (pictured left)

Silver Award, Oral Presentation: Elizabeth Moran

Bronze Award, Oral Presentation: Krysten Farjo

Gold Award, Best Poster: Xuemin He

Silver Awards, Poster: Christina Shay & Zsuzsanna Tucsek

Bronze Awards, Poster: Robert Jackson, Lee Bockus & Micah McCumber


LOCATION DETAILS

2012 Symposium attendees mingle at the evening reception.

2012 Symposium attendees mingle at the evening reception.

Samis Education & Conference Center | 1200 Children’s Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73104 | (405) 271-7600 | Website | Map

PARKING for OUHSC PERSONNEL: Please travel to the Samis Center by campus shuttle or on foot, in order to preserve parking for guests to our campus.

PARKING for GUESTS is available at no charge. Drive to main entrance on the west side of OU Children’s Hospital and use the lot on the right (south). If your RSVP indicates you are non-OUHSC personnel, we will email you a CODE, which you can enter at the keypad. Your alternative is valet parking at the Hospital entrance, which is also free (tips for parking attendants are appreciated).

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 Patricia Parker at (405) 271-2824.

REGISTRATION for the 2013 Symposium is available on-site at no charge to participants.

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