2023 George Bray Outstanding Scientific Achievements Award in Obesity Research: Adipose Tissue Metabolism in Human Obesity (NUTRITION 2023 On Demand Collection)

This course is included in the NUTRITION 2023 On Demand Collection.

The George Bray Outstanding Scientific Achievements Award in Obesity Research is presented to a physician, clinician or investigator who has made a significant lifetime contribution to the field of obesity research. This award is designed to recognize an individual whose lifetime body of work includes meaningful contributions and/or demonstration of highly original, sustained, and reproducible scholarship that has made major contributions to the understanding of the causes, treatment and/or prevention of obesity. This award is endowed by Dr. George A. Bray and his wife, Marilyn M. Bray.

 

Speakers

Michael Jensen, MD (Award Lecturer)
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD
Professor, Center for Human Nutrition, David Geffen School of Medicine

 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the effects of insulin on the regulation of adipose tissue lipolysis
  • Explain how upper body obesity affects the ability of insulin to regulate adipose tissue lipolysis
  • Recognize the markers of adipose tissue inflammation and how they relate to lipolysis and obesity
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance

    Learners are eligible to download a Certificate of Attendance upon activity completion. A Certificate of Attendance confirms the learner has completed the activity and does not confer any continuing education credit to the learner from ASN.

Course opens: 
09/18/2023
Course expires: 
09/30/2025
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

This activity includes the following presentations:

Introduction to the 2023 George Bray Outstanding Scientific Achievements Award in Obesity Research

Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD
Professor, Center for Human Nutrition, David Geffen School of Medicine

Adipose Tissue Metabolism in Human Obesity

Michael Jensen, MD (Award Lecturer)
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Q&A with Dr. Jensen

 

Disclosure Policy

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The American Society for Nutrition supports fair and unbiased participation of individuals in its education activities. Any real or potential conflicts of interest must be identified and managed. All relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that directly impact and/or might conflict with ASN activities must be disclosed, or disclosure that no relevant financial relationships exist must be documented. Other relationships that could cause private interests to conflict with professional interests must also be disclosed. This policy is intended to openly identify any potential conflict so that participants in an education activity are able to form their own judgments about the presentation. In addition, disclosure must be made of presentations on drugs or devices or uses of drugs or devices that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Speakers

Michael Jensen, MD (Award Lecturer), Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Disclosures: Biohaven Pharmaceuticals: Advisory Committee/Board Member (Ongoing); Medality: Advisory Committee/Board Member (Ongoing); Seattle Gummy Company: Advisory Committee/Board Member (Ongoing) 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD, Professor, Center for Human Nutrition, David Geffen School of Medicine
Disclosures: Nutrient Institute (Scientific Advisory Board Member) 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Planners

The following individuals served on the NUTRITION 2023 Scientific Program Committee. The session titled '2023 George Bray Outstanding Scientific Achievements Award in Obesity Research: Adipose Tissue Metabolism in Human Obesity' was included in the scientific program of NUTRITION 2023, ASN's flagship meeting which was held from July 22-25, 2023.

Paola Baratto, MS, Rutgers University 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, Texas A&M University 
Disclsoures: Abbott: Speaker Fees 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Bradley Ferguson, PhD, University of Nevada, Reno 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Martha Field, PhD, Cornell University 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Daniel Hoffman, PhD, Rutgers University 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Hannah Holscher, PhD, RD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Disclosures: Almond Board of California; Grant/Research Support; Beneo: Speaker/Speaker's Bureau; Bio-Cat: Grant/Research Support; General Mills Inc.: Grant/Research Support; Hass Avocado Board: Grant/Research Support; ISAPP: Speaker/Speaker's Bureau; National Dairy Council: Speaker/Speaker's Bureau; National Honey Board:Grant/Research Support; Tate & Lyle: Grant/Research Support 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Frank Hu, MD, MPH, PhD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD, UCLA 
Nutrient Institute (Scientific Advisory Board Member) 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Laura Murray-Kolb, PhD, Purdue University 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Kathryn Porter Starr, PhD, RD, Duke University School of Medicine and Durham VA Medical Center 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Lewis Rubin, MD, Georgetown University Medical Center 
Disclosures: Abbott Nutrition: Grant/Research Support 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Anna Thalacker-Mercer, PhD, The University of Alabama at Birmingham 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Staff

Michelle Crispino, CAE, DES, American Society for Nutrition
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Gwen Twillman, American Society for Nutrition
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Continuing education credit is not available for this activity. A Certificate of Attendance can be downloaded by learners who complete the course.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance

    Learners are eligible to download a Certificate of Attendance upon activity completion. A Certificate of Attendance confirms the learner has completed the activity and does not confer any continuing education credit to the learner from ASN.

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