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Researchers in Washington scheduled to talk about physiology

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The Greater Washington DC Area Physiological Society will be hosting their 6th annual meeting on Monday at The George Washington University.

This year’s distinguished speaker will be Dr. Nehal N. Mehta, a Lasker Clinical
Research Scholar at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Mehta’s research examines how inflammation leads to insulin resistance and the development of metabolic and cardiovascular disease.

Other invited speakers include:

Dr. Brian Glancy, an Earl Stadtman Investigator at the National Institutes of Health, whose research centers on examining the role mitochondria play in regulating energy balance.

Dr. Pamela Lanford, Director of Animal Research Support & Manager at the University of Maryland who will be speaking about how to navigate a career in science outside of the traditional tenure track system.

Dr. Danielle Kirkman, Assistant Professor Virginia Commonwealth University, who studies populations at particularly high risk of developing cardiovascular disease as well as potential interventions to protect their cardiovascular health.

Categories: Comparative Physiology

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