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

Horvath_  

Hypothalamic melanocortinsystem and metabolism
Tamas Horvath, Yale University

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

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 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

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

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
Domingos___  

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

Bruning_  

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: 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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