BBDC Virtual Seminar Series


In Conjunction With City-Wide Endocrine Rounds
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time

The BBDC is pleased to host the following virtual seminars at City-wide Endocrine Rounds. Faculty wishing to meet virtually with any of the guest speakers should contact Sanam Tajadod at

Friday, September 11, 2020Integrated multi-omics approaches for understanding cardiometabolic disease mechanisms
Christopher NewgardPhD
Director, Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center
Director, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute
W. David and Sarah W. Stedman Distinguished Professor
Duke Medical Alumni Association Distinguished Professor
Duke University Medical Center
Friday, October 16, 2020Regulation of hepatic lipid storage and secretion
Richard Lehner, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Group on Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids
Associate Dean, Research – Facilities and Core
University of Alberta
Friday, December 4, 2020Using data to transform diabetes care
Juliana CN Chan, MBChB, MD, FHKAM, FRCP
Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics
Director, Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity (HKIDO)
Director, International Diabetes Federation Centre of Excellence in Diabetes Care (IDFCE)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH)
Hong Kong, China
Friday, January 22, 2021Molecular mechanism of type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance
Takashi Kadowaki, MD, PhD
President, Toranomon Hospital
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Free- Registration
Friday, February 5, 2021ACE2 – from flies to the centre of a pandemic
Josef Penninger MD
Director, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia
Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia
Professor of Genetics, University of Vienna
Guest Professor, Medical University of Vienna
Adjunct Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Toronto
Life Sciences Institute; Vancouver Campus
Free- Registration
Friday, May 14, 2021COVID-19 and diabetes: what have we learnt?
Stefano Del Prato, MD
President – European Association for the Study of Diabetes
Professor of Endocrinology
Chief – Section of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases
Dept of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
University of Pisa
Free- Registration

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