Program

Tuesday, March 6
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


MCzech


The Havel Lecture

Crosstalk between fat metabolism and neuronal signalling
Michael Czech, University of Massachusetts Medical School



Wednesday, March 7

8:45 a.m. - 11: 45 a.m.
Session 1: Nutrients and Complex Behaviors 
Horvath_

Hypothalamic melanocortinsystem and metabolism
Tamas Horvath, Yale University

Zuker

From Receptors to Behavior
Charles Zuker, Columbia University

Kliewer

FGF21: From Thirsty to Thin
Steven Kliewer, University of Texas Southwestern

Hobbs_ ANGPTLs, Fuel Partitioning and Thermogenesis
Helen Hobbs, University of Texas Southwestern

11:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free Time

5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Posters

6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
Dinner

7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Session 2: Neuroendocrine control of metabolism

Sandoval_

GLP-1 Action in the CNS and theregulation of metabolism
Darleen Sandoval, University of Michigan

Proteostasis, neurons, and metabolism
Andrew Dillin, UC Berkeley

Zigman___

Ghrelin and the metabolic responses to exercise training
Jeffrey Zigman, University of Texas Southwestern



Thursday, March 8

8:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Session 3: Inter-organ communication
Evans_ The neuropharmacology of FGF1 as an insulin sensitizer
Ronald Evans, The Salk Institute
Shulman_

Leptin, glucocorticoids, and metabolic flux
Gerald Shulman, Yale University

Schwartz_

CNS regulation of glycemia
Michael Schwartz, University of Washington


11:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free Time

5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Posters

7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Session 4: CNS Pathways Regulating Peripheral Metabolism

Diano_ The Journal of Clinical Investigation Lectureship Award
Mitochondria function in the CNS
Sabrina Diano, Yale University
Domingos___

Adipose tissue and the nervous system
Ana Domingos, Instituto Gulbenkia de Ciencia, Portugal

Bruning_

Journal of Lipid Research Lectureship Award
CNS and metabolism
Jens Brüning, MPI for Metabolism Research, Cologne, Germany

Herz___

Lipoproteins and Alzheimer’s disease
Joachim Herz, University of Texas Southwestern




Friday, March 9

8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Session 5: Therapeutic strategies
Friedmam CNS pathways linking homeostatic and reward pathways
Jeffrey Friedman, The Rockefeller University
Tschop_

Neuroendocrine polypharmacy
Matthias Tschöp, Helmholtz Institute for Diabetes and Obesity, Germany

Cone_

Melanocortin receptor regulation of energy balance
Roger Cone, University of Michigan



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