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Prior Seminars



Anna Gloyn, DPhil
Stanford University
“Using human genetics to unravel mechanisms
of human islet-cell dysfunction in type 2 diabetes”

Spero Manson, PhD
University of Colorado
“Behavioral Health Problems and Diabetes:
Risk, Prevention, and Management Among Native Peoples”

Karin Bornfeldt, PhD
University of Washington
“A human-first approach to identify mechanisms
of cardiovascular complications of diabetes”


Steven Kahn, MB, ChB
University of Washington
“Unraveling Beta-cell Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes:
From the Unpredicted to the Unknown”

Victor L. Schuster, M.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“To burn, or not to burn: fat is the question”

Anath Shalev, MD
University of Alabama
“Preservation of islet function in type 1 diabetes – from bench to bedside”

Carey N. Lumeng, MD, PhD
University of Michigan
“Adipose tissue macrophage function in diabetes and obesity”

Nancy Cox, PhD
Vanderbilt University
“Working toward a translation of polygenic liability”

William Herman, MD, MPH
University of Michigan
“Closing the Gap: Diabetes Prevention and Treatment – Take 2”

Michael Weiss, MD, PhD, MBA
Indiana University
“Adventures with Insulin: From Structural Biology to Novel Therapeutics”

Lindsay Mayberry, PhD
Vanderbilt University
“Leveraging Family and Social Contexts to Sustain
Diabetes Self-care Behavior Change”

Don McClain, MD, PhD
Wake Forest
“Diabetes and Iron: Can’t Live With It, Can’t Live Without It”

Seung Kim, MD, PhD
Stanford University
“Alpha cell and glucagon regulation in development and diabetes”

Jane Reusch, MD
“Microvascular Contributions to Exercise Intolerance in Diabetes”

Jeffrey Gonzalez, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Tangled Up In Blue: Depression, Distress and Diabetes”


Felicia Hill-Briggs, PhD, ABPP
Johns Hopkins
“Social Determinants of Health and Diabetes: Focusing a Newer Lens”

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD
University of Iowa
“Diabetes and Heart Failure – Mitochondrial Mechanisms”

Debbie C. Thurmond, PhD
City of Hope
“Insulin secretion and peripheral Insulin action:
orchestrating better harmony”

William Parker, MD, MS
Monica Peek, MD, MPH, MS, FACP
Kamlesh Khunti, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCGP, FMedSci

COVID-19 Panel Discussion

Jose Florez, MD, PhD
“Clinical Translation of Genetic Predictors for Type 2 Diabetes”

Darleen Sandoval, PhD
Univ. Colorado
“Lessons from mouse models of bariatric surgery”

Carmella Evans-Molina, MD, PhD
Peter Jackson, PhD
Shuibing Chen, PhD

COVID and Diabetes Panel

Jaclynn Hawkins, PhD
University of Michigan
“Type 2 Diabetes in African American Men:
Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead”

Peter Turnbaugh, PhD
Ruth Ley, PhD
“Diabetes and the Gut Microbiota”

Rebecca Hull-Meichle, PhD
“Impact of Exocrine Pancreas Pathology on
Islet Function and Survival”

David D’Alessio, MD
“GLP-1RA physiology and pharmacology”

Thomas W. Gardner, MD, MS and S. Robert Levine, MD
“It is Time for a Moonshot for Diabetic Retinal Disease”


David B. Allison, PhD
Indiana University
“Obesity and Mortality”

Ian de Boer, MD, MS
University of Washington
“Progress in Diabetic Kidney Disease”

Josiemer Mattei, PhD
“Food, culture, and health in Hispanics/Latinx:
From evidence to action”

Silvia Corvera, MD
University of Massachusetts
“Thermogenic adipose tissue and metabolic disease”

Maureen Gannon, PhD
“Intersection of prostagladin E2 and GLP-1 signaling
pathways to promote beta-cell identity, proliferation, survival”

Hilary Seligman, PhD
“Diabetes and the Food is Medicine Movement: 2022 Updates”

Randy J. Seeley PhD
University of Michigan
“What bariatric surgery tells us about the role the gut plays in the
regulation of metabolism”

Jeffrey E. Pessin, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Temporal and spatial cellular heterogeneity
of hepatocyte metabolism”

Sherita H. Golden, MD, MHS
Johns Hopkins Medicine
“Understanding the Historical Context of Diabetes
Health Disparities to Catalyze Present Day Solutions”

Amber Alhadeff, PhD and Josh Thayler, MD, PhD
(U Penn and U. Washington)
DRC Virtual Seminar Series Panel Discussion