Enrichment Program Seminar Series

The NORC sponsors a Diabetes and Metabolism Seminar Series, in association with the UW Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence (DOCE), Diabetes Research Center (DRC), and Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute (PNDRI). All are welcome to attend. Unless otherwise listed, seminars are held at 4:00pm in the Orin Smith Auditorium located at the UW SLU Campus (850 Republican Street).

2014-2015 Seminar Series


Type 1 Diabetes and Immunology Half Day Symposium

Poll Lecture : Kevin Herold, MD, Yale University


Per-Henrik Groop, MD Helsinki University Central Hospital

Diabetic Nephropathy – Genes or the Environment?


Steven Kahn, MB, ChB University of Washington, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

The Beta Cell in Type 2 Diabetes: Lessons Starting at the Bedside


Alvin Powers, MD Vanderbilt University

Pancreatic Islets: Their Role in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes


Michael Czech, PhD University of Massachusetts

Role of Adipose Tissue Inflammation in Metabolic Dysfunction


Bill Hagopian, MD, PhD Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute

Immunogenetic Prediction of Autoimmune Disease, and Environmental Influences on T1D, in TEDDY


Edward Fisher, MD, PhD New York University Medical Center

Regression of Atherosclerosis


Jay Taborsky, PhD University of Washington, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Lessons Gleaned from 40 Years of Studying Paracrine and Neural Control of the Endocrine Pancreas