BBDC Seminar Series


In Conjunction With City-Wide Endocrine Rounds
8:00 – 9:00 A.M.
Mount Sinai Hospital, Lebovic Building
60 Murray Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room

The BBDC will be hosting the following seminars at City-wide Endocrine Rounds. Faculty wishing to meet with any of the visiting speakers should contact Sanam Tajadod at

Date Seminar
Friday, October 19, 2018 Gut Microbiota, Chronic Inflammation, and Metabolic Syndrome
Andrew Gewirtz, PhD
Distinguished University Professor, Institute for Biomedical Sciences,
Georgia State University
Friday, December 14, 2018 Cellular Energy Sensing and Metabolism
Gregory Steinberg, PhD
Canada Research and J. Bruce Duncan Chair in Metabolic Diseases
Co-Director Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine
McMaster University
Friday, February 8, 2019 Empagliflozin and Heart Failure
Jason Dyck, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics 
Canada Research Chair in Molecular Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Research Centre
Co-Director, Alberta HEART
University of Alberta
 Friday, April 12, 2019 Recent advances in generating stem cell derived insulin producing cells: a pathway to maturation.
Francis Lynn, PhD
Associate Professor, BCCHRI Diabetes Research Group 
Department of Surgery
School of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences
The University of British Columbia
BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute

Please see the Faculty of Medicine Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism website for the complete City-Wide Endocrine Rounds Schedule.

If your organization wishes to support our seminar series, please contact:
Sanam Tajadod
Phone: (416) 978-3498