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Endocrine Grand Rounds & Science Talks

Upcoming Talks

Endocrine Grand Rounds (EGR) & Endocrine Fellows Research Talks take place via Zoom at 12:15 PM

Tuesday, June 13 - Endocrine Fellows Research Conference

Jennifer Wang, MD - "Inflammatory Cell Recruitment in Autoimmune Diabetes: Lessons from rats"

Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, UMass Chan Diabetes Center of Excellence

Tuesday, June 27

Héctor Pérez, LICSW - "Removing Barriers in Gender-Affirming Healthcare"

Assistant Director of Behavioral Health Services, Family Health Center of Worcester

Video Archive

David M. Harlan, MD - "Finding a way forward despite unplanned sharp turns"

2022 Rachmiel Levine Award lecture from the Levine-Riggs Diabetes Research Symposium at City of Hope. He gave the talk again to UMass Memorial colleagues March 2023.

Michael Jensen, MD - "Update on Adipose Tissue Metabolism in Human Obesity"

4/25/23 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Michael Brodsky, PhD - "Treatment of Human Disease by In Vivo Gene Editing"

4/11/23 UMass Fellows Endocrine Research Conference

M. Furkan Burak, MD - "Fat talks and the body listens: Can we improve insulin sensitivity & lipogenesis by the lipokine"

3/14/23 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Accalia Fu, PhD - "Metabolic Licensing of Pancreatic Beta Cell Survival in Inflammation"

12/23/22 UMass Fellows Endocrine Research Conference 

Louis Philipson, MD, PhD - "Competing paradigms of obesity: energy balance versus carbohydrate-insulin models"

10/25/22 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

David Ludwig, MD, PhD - "Competing paradigms of obesity: energy balance versus carbohydrate-insulin models"

9/13/22 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Jaime Moore, MD, MPH - "Toward defining standardized (and personalized) care for adolescents and young adults after bariatric surgery"

6/28/22 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Tammy Nguyen, MD, PhD - "Dissecting the Human Diabetic Bone Marrow Niche"

5/24/22 UMass Fellows Endocrine Research Conference 

Carmella Evans-Molina, PhD, MD - "The Ailing and Diabetic Beta Cell in Type 1 Diabetes: Insights from a Trip to the ER"

5/10/22 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Michael Weiss, MD, PhD - "Mechanism-Based Design of a Unimolecular Glucose-Responsive Insulin"

4/26/22 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Deborah Wexler, MD, MSc - "The Paradigm Shift in Type 2 Diabetes Management"

4/12/22 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Eric Westman, MD, MHS - "Reversing Type 2 Diabetes with Obesity Medicine"

3/22/22 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Sushobhana Bandyopadhyay, PhD - "Immunogenicity of Human Pancreatic Beta Cells Derived From Pluripotent Stem Cells"

3/8/22 UMass Fellows Endocrine Research Conference 

Gregory W. Randolph, MD - "Advanced Thyroid Cancer Management- New Tools 2022"

2/22/22 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Alan Malabanan, MD - "Evaluation of Isolated Hyperparathyroidism"

2/8/22 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Gary Taubes - "Energy Balance, Fat-Shaming and the Questionable Science of Obesity: The History of a Bad Idea"

1/11/22 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Sana Hasan, DO & Kelly Mason, MD - "Effect of CFTR Modulators on Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes & CFRD from the Patient Perspective"

12/14/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

John Mordes, MD - "T1D Genetics Research at UMass"

11/9/21 UMass Fellows Endocrine Research Conference 

Suzanne K. Freitag, MD - “Thyroid Eye Disease: Overview and Update on Management”

10/26/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Christos S. Mantzoros, MD, DSc, PhD - "NASH as a Prevalent Metabolic Condition: Diagnosis & Emerging Management Options"

10/12/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Michael Lewiecki, MD, FACP, FACE - “Rare Bone Diseases You Should Never Miss”

9/28/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Michael McClung, MD, FACP, FACE, FASBMR - "When & How to Use Osteoanabolic Therapies"

9/14/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

"100 Years of Insulin - A Medical Marvel: The Past, Present & Future" Drs. David Harlan, Robert Gabbay and Michael Weiss

Featured webinar during the 2021 American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions

David M. Harlan, MD - "The Noble and Often Nobel Role of Insulin-Related Research"

This talk is from the 2021 Stanford Diabetes Research Center Symposium celebrating 100 years since Banting & Best isolated human insulin

Mark Schuta, MD - “Improving Diabetes Care in the United States: Identifying the Major Problems and Proposed First Steps”

6/8/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd, FACOG & Silvia Corvera, MD - "Gestational Diabetes: Conversations Between the Placenta and Adipose Tissue"

5/25/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Mark Reitman, MD, PhD - "Understanding Regulation of Metabolic Rate and Body Temperature to Understand Obesity”

5/11/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Jonathan Krakoff, MD - "Does Energy Expenditure Mediate Weight Gain?"

4/27/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Neil B. Marya, MD - “Endoscopic Management of Weight Regain Following Bariatric Surgery”

4/13/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

John P. Mordes, MD - "Endocrinology and COVID-19"

3/25/21 UMass Medicine Grand Rounds

Katharine Garvey MD, MPH - “Health Care Transition in Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Challenges and Opportunities”

3/23/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

David M. Harlan, MD - "Type 1 Diabetes Pathogenesis: Lessons Learned, Lessons Forgotten & Open Questions"

3/9/21 Fellows' Endocrine Research Conference talk 

Jack A. Yanovski, MD, PhD - "Genetics of Obesity”

1/12/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Anthony Ferrante, Jr., MD, PhD - "Immune Function in Adipose Tissue Homeostasis”

12/9/20 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Desmond Schatz, MD - “Personalizing Therapies for the Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes: Searching for Endotypes”

11/10/20 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds 

Kevin Hall, PhD “Calories, Carbs, or Quality: What Matters Most for Body Weight?”

10/13/20 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds 

Clifford Rosen, MD - "A New Counter-Regulatory Hormone During Exercise: The Story of Irisin"

9/22/20 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds 

Ezio Bonifacio, PhD - “Auto Antibodies as Predictors of Type 1 Diabetes”

UMass Diabetes Day 2019

Anette-Gabriele Ziegler, MD, PhD “Clinical Trials Related to Type 1 Diabetes and its Treatment”

UMass Diabetes Day 2019