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Let’s talk metabolic health at the La Frontera symposium! Diabetes trailblazers Dr. Ralph DeFronzo and Dr. Carolina Solis-Herrera will lead the topic Metabolic Summit: The Twin Epidemics of Obesity and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).

December 8, 2022, Pestana Lecture Hall 3.104A, 1:00-5:30 p.m.

Our special guests will bring thrilling topics to the table, such as:

  • What’s GUT got to do with IT?Marzieh Salehi, MD, MS, FACP
  • Innovations in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: From Noninvasive Tests to Drug Development, Naim Alkhouri, MD
  • The Many Ways to Create a Fatty and Fibrotic Liver: The Adiponectin/PPARƴ Axis, Philipp Scherer, PhD
  • Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of NAFLD, Sam Klein, MD
  • The Transcriptional Control and Metabolic Significance of Zonal Metabolic Pathways in Liver, Luke Norton, PhD

Close the evening at our wine and hors d’oeuvres networking reception following the event.

Don’t wait, register now to save your spot! Presented by the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine Office for Research.

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