Touchstone Diabetes Center

Paper of the Week


Monday, October 5


9:15 AM – Virtual Group Meeting

Scherer Lab Meeting

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Tuesday, October 6


10:30 AM – Virtual Meeting

Touchstone Diabetes Center Seminar

Zhuzhen Zhang, PhD

Touchstone Diabetes Center

“Oiling the Rusty Adipo-Intestinal Axis: An update on Adipocyte Iron Metabolism and Lipid Absorption”


12 Noon – Virtual Meeting

Department of Cell Biology WIPS

Justine Pinskey, PhD

Nicastro Lab

“Are we so different? Examining cilia structures in our closest unicellular cousins, the choanoflagellates”


4 PM – Virtual Meeting


UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Molecular Metabolism & Metabolic Diseases (3MD) Track

Philipp Scherer, Ph.D.
Professor, Touchstone Diabetes Center

“The Discovery and Characterization of Adiponectin”




Wednesday, October 7



Thursday, October 8


5 PM – Virtual Meeting

Internal Medicine Research Conference

Perry Bickel, MD

Chief, Endocrine Division UTSW

“Perilipin 5 deficiency in brown adipose tissue leads to mitochondrial dysfunction and white adipose tissue compensation”




Friday, October 9


8 AM – Virtual Meeting

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Allen M. Spiegel, M.D.
Dean Emeritus
Professor of Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

“Mutations in G Proteins and G Protein-coupled Receptors in Human Disease: Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment”


12 Noon – Virtual Event

Scherer Subgroup Meeting

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1:00 PM  – Virtual Event

Endocrine Grand Rounds

Allen Spiegel, M.D.

Dean Emeritus, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

“Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Clinical & Genetic Studies of Sporadic and Familial Forms”

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