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
Friedmam CNS pathways linking homeostatic and reward pathways
Jeffrey Friedman, The Rockefeller University
Kliewer

FGF21 Regulation of nutrient preference
Steven Kliewer, University of Texas Southwestern

Scott_

Neuronal control ofsugar and water intake
Kristin Scott, University of California, Berkeley

Zuker

Thirst and tastereward circuits
Charles Zuker, Columbia University

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

Grove_ Maternal-CNS links to metabolism
Kevin Grove, Novo Nordisk, Seattle
Horvath_

Hypothalamic melanocortinsystem and metabolism
Tamas Horvath, Yale University

Sandoval_

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

Zigman___

Ghrelin and the metabolic responsesto 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

Domingos___

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


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_ Mitochondria function in the CNS
Sabrina Diano, Yale University
Holtzman_

Alzheimer’s disease and lipid metabolism
David Holtzman, Washington University School of Medicine

Bruning_

CNS and metabolism
Jens Bruning, 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: Neuroendocrine control of metabolism
Hobbs_ PCSK9 as a regulator of the cholesterol homeostasis
Helen Hobbs, University of Texas Southwestern
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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