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CBE Seminar - Dexi Liu, PhD, U. Georgia, Athens, GA

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10/22/2013 9:00 AM - 10/22/2013 10:00 AM
IRP2 1st Floor Conference Room
"Preventing Obesity and Obesity-associated Insulin Resistance though Gene Transfer"

"Preventing Obesity and Obesity-associated Insulin Resistance though Gene Transfer"

Dexi Liu, PhD

Panoz Professor of Pharmacy

Head, Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

University of Georgia College of Pharmacy


Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 9-10AM

IRP2 First Floor Conference Room

4211 Monarch Way

Obesity is considered the largest public health problem worldwide and has been identified as the major causes of type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, various cancers, and other health problems that can lead to further morbidity and mortality. The American Medical Association has classified obesity as a disease this year calling for research that would lead to development of new and effective method for treatment of obesity and obesity-associated diseases. The objective of this talk is to share our experience and progress toward development of gene transfer-based approach for prevention of diet-induced obesity and obesity-associated insulin resistance.