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IBRI Science Frontiers
3rd Annual Seminar Series

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Seminars & Signature Events

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The goal of the IBRI Science Frontiers seminar series is to invite world-class investigators to provide insights into diabetes and its complications, human genetics, drug discovery and novel therapeutics.

These seminars are organized by IBRI Vice President of Translational Medicine Mark Kowala, PhD

Upcoming Events

Diabetic Cardiomyopathy: A Multisystem Disease

Diabetic Cardiomyopathy: A Multisystem Disease

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presenter: Geneviève Derumeaux, MD, PhD

Organization: University Paris-Est, Créteil, France

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Diabetic Kidney Disease Remains a Scourge Despite SGLT2 Inhibitor Benefit

Diabetic Kidney Disease Remains a Scourge Despite SGLT2 Inhibitor Benefit

Wednesday, July 06, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presenter: Matt Breyer, MD

Organization: Janssen Pharmaceutical Company, Boston, Massachusetts

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Using Machine Learning for the Early Prediction of Chronic Kidney Diseases in Individuals with Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes

Using Machine Learning for the Early Prediction of Chronic Kidney Diseases

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presenter: Rui Wang-Sattler, PhD

Organization: Institute of Translational Genomics, Helmholtz Munich, Germany

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Mechanisms Mediating Anti-diabetic Actions Fibroblast Growth Factor Signaling in the Brain

Mechanisms Mediating Anti-diabetic Actions Fibroblast Growth Factor Signaling in the Brain

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presenter: Jarrad Scarlett, MD, PhD

Organization: University of Washington Medicine, Seattle, Washington

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From Transcriptomics to Drug Discovery: Cell Type Gene Expression Changes and the Selection, Validation and Prosecution of Biological Targets for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

From Transcriptomics to Drug Discovery

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presenters: Timothy Richardson, PhD, and Travis Johnson, PhD

Organization: Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana

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Influence of the Plasma Lipidome on Risk of Metabolic-related Disorders in Hispanics

Influence of the Plasma Lipidome on Risk of Metabolic-related Disorders in Hispanics

Wednesday, August 03, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presenters: Joanne Curran, PhD

Organization: South Texas Diabetes and Obesity Institute, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, Brownsville, Texas

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In Vivo Drug Discovery for Small Molecules Treating Diabetes - from Zebrafish to Human Tissues

In Vivo Drug Discovery for Small Molecules Treating Diabetes

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presenters: Olov Andersson, PhD

Organization: Karolinska Institute, Solna, Sweden

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Application of Target Engagement Principles to the Selection of Tool Molecules and the Design of Quality In Vivo Experiments

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presenters: Mike Wiley, PhD

Organization: Wiley Drug Discovery Consulting, Lenexa, Kansas

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Optimizing Precision Regulatory Cell Therapy to Control Anti-drug Antibodies

Optimizing Precision Regulatory Cell Therapy to Control Anti-drug Antibodies

Wednesday, August 24, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presenters: Moanaro Biswas, MSC, PhD

Organization: Wells Center for Pediatric Research at Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana

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