Oct 8 2019

UIC Diabetes & Obesity Research Day

October 8, 2019

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM


COMRB 1020


909 S. Wolcott Ave., Moss Auditorium, Chicago, IL 60612

Invited Speakers

  • Judith G. Regensteiner, PhD, Professor & Director, Center for Women’s Health Research, Univ. Colorado, Aurora
  • Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, MD, PhD, Professor & Director, Tulane Diabetes Research Program Tulane University
  • Pingwen Xu, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrine, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Deborah Clegg, PhD, Distinguished Scientist in Residence, American University, Washington, DC


  • noon-1 p.m. Medical Grand Rounds: Judith Regensteiner, PhD: “Why Sex Differences Matter: Diabetes & Cardiovascular Risk”
  • 1-2:30 p.m. Poster Session & Lunch: Faculty Alumni Lounge, CMW 119, 1819 W. Polk
  • 2:30-3 p.m. Rapid Fire - Selected Short Talks*
  • 3-3:20 p.m. Pingwen Xu, PhD: "Central Effects of Estrogens on Energy Homeostasis"
  • 3:20-3:30 p.m. Break
  • 3:30-4:10 p.m. Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, MD, PhD: “Diabetes is Different in Women: Insights from
    Animal Models”
  • 4:10-4:15 p.m. Poster Awards
  • 4:15-4:55 p.m. Deborah Clegg, PhD: "Cross Hormone Therapy in Transgender Individuals: Cardiometabolic Health and Glucose Homeostasis"

Abstracts for Poster Presentation

Submit via email by noon, Sept. 29. Minimum 250 words.

Short Talks by Trainees/Junior Faculty

Submit abstract by noon, Sept. 8.

For more information about registration or submissions, contact Pam Terrell, terrell@uic.edu.


Pam Terrell

Date posted

Sep 6, 2019

Date updated

Sep 6, 2019