Harvard's David M. Nathan, M.D., to speak as Visiting Professor April 18

As part of the Taubman Institute's visiting professor program, eminent endocrinologist David M. Nathan, M.D., of Harvard University will deliver two lectures at the University of Michigan Health System on April 18.

Dr. Nathan, an internationally recognized expert on diabetes and its complications, will first address Internal Medicine Grand Rounds at noon in Ford Auditorium. His presentation is titled, “The Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic: Prevention and Therapy.”

Later the same afternoon at 2 p.m., Dr. Nathan will present “Diabetes Trials and Tribulations in 2014: What do we know?” at the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND) Combined Clinical/Research Conference and Diabetes Grand Rounds.

The Taubman Institute regularly collaborates with other University of Michigan Medical School departments to invite distinguished thought leaders in medical research to speak on the U-M campus in Ann Arbor. The lectures are generally held monthly and represent the Taubman Institute's ongoing commitment to furthering translational medical research by creating opportunities for the most talented physician-researchers to exchange knowledge and ideas.


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