Cardiac failure in diabetics: Taubman Institute brings leading expert to Ann Arbor March 15
Visiting Professor lecture series continues with Dr. E. Dale Abel
Dr. E. Dale Abel of the University of Utah School of Medicine will present two talks on the U-M campus on March 15, hosted by the Taubman Institute's Visiting Professor program and other U-M medical school departments.
Dr. Abel will speak about "Insulin Signaling and Cardiovascular Disease" at noon at the U-M Health System's Ford Auditorium as part of a grand rounds series.
At 2 p.m. he will presents "Molecular Insights into Diabetic Cardiomyopathy" in Room 5050 of the U-M Brehm Tower at 1000 Wall Street in Ann Arbor. This lecture is presented by the Endocrinology Research Seminar.
Dr. Abel, a professor of medicine, biochemistry and human genetics, also is the chief of the division of endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes at the University of Utah School of Medicine; the H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed Chair in Diabetes and Endocrinology and a senior investigator in the university's Program in Molecular Medicine.
The events are open to the public; no registration is required. CME credit is offered.
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