Past Conferences

  • April 2, 2008
    Speaker: Melissa K. Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School
    Title: First Annual Henry L. Brasza Lecture in Diabetes
    “Targeting Insulin Deficiency in Diabetes by Regulating Pancreatic Beta-Cell Mass and Fuction”
  • April 9, 2008
    Speaker: Suzette Robinson, M.D., Fellow, WSU
    Title: “Hirsutism”
  • April 16, 2008
    Speaker: Neelima Singh, M.D., Fellow, WSU
    Title: “Male Hypogonadism”
  • April 23, 2008
    Speaker: Kahtleen C. Moltz, M.D., Assistant Professor, Clinical, Pediatrics
    Title: “Growth Evaluation and Growth Hormone Defeciency in Kids”
  • April 30, 2008
    Speaker: Ariel Barkan, M.D.,Professor of Internal Medicine, The University of Michigan Health System
    Title: “New Advances for the Treatment and Management of Patients with Acromegaly with Somatuline Depot”

  • March 5, 2008
    Speaker: Fateh Elkhatib, M.D., Fellow, WSU
    Title: “Pheochromocytoma”
  • March 12, 2008
    Speaker: Assia Shisheva, Ph.D., Professor, Physiology, WSU
    Title: “The PIKfyve-ArPIKfyve-Sac3 Trio in Orchestrating Insulin Responsiveness”
  • March 19, 2008
    Speaker: William Kupsky, M.D., Professor of Pathology, DMC/WSU
    Title: “Pathology of The Pituitary Gland”

  • February 6, 2008
    Todd Leff, Ph.D., Associate Professor, WSU
    Title: “TZDS, PPARy and Bone”
  • February 13, 2008
    Speaker: Beverly MK Biller, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Title: “Clinical Challenges of Cushing’s Syndrome”
  • February 20, 2008
    Speaker: Veena Watwe, M.D., Fellow-Endocrinology, WSU
    Title: “Turners Syndrome”
  • February 27, 2008
    Speaker: Richard Miller, M.D., Professor, Veterans Administration Hospital, WSU
    Title: “Management of Type 2 DM – 2008 Focus on Incretins”

  • January 2, 2008
    Speaker: Melissa Lingohr, M.D., WSU
    Title: “Reciprocal Signals Between Endothelial Cells and Pancreatic B-Cells that Increase Islet Microvasculature, Proliferation and Survival”
  • January 9, 2008
    Speaker: Berhnae Seyoum, M.D., Assistant Professor, Endocrinology, WSU School of Medicine
    Title: “Diacylglycerol Acyltransferase DGAT Enzyme for Obesity”
  • January 16, 2008
    Speaker: Abdul Abou-Samra, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Division of Endocrinology, WSU School of Medicine
    Title: “Cushings Ds and Adrenal Axis”
  • January 23, 2008
    Speaker: Chu Jau-Wen, M.D., WSU/DMC
    Title: “Laboratory Aspects of Endocrine Testing”
  • January 30, 2008
    Speaker: Lawrence Diebel, M.D., Department of Surgery
    Title: “Adrenal and Thyroid Surgeries”