Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Grand Rounds

2020 Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Grand Rounds


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Jan. 30 TBA Dr. Margaret Weirman
Jan. 16 TBA Dr. Rajagopal Sekhar
2019 Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Grand Rounds


Title of Presentation


Dec. 12 Endocrine Surgical Disease and Precision-Guided Medicine: State of the Art Dr. James Suliburk
Dec. 5 Mechanisms of Resistance to Kinase Inhibitors in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Dr. Marie-Claude Hofmann

Nov. 28


Cancelled due to Thanksgiving Day

Nov. 21

Immunotherapy approaches for thyroid cancers

Dr. Ramona Dadu

Nov. 14


1st Year Fellows Case Conference

Nov. 7


1st Year Fellows Case Conference

Oct. 31


Dr. Sam Klein

Oct. 24


Dr. Susan Samson

Oct. 17


Dr. Raymon Grogan

Oct. 10


2nd Year Fellows Proposal

Oct. 3


2nd Year Fellows Proposal

Sept. 26


Dr. Salim Virani

Sept. 19


Dr. James Suliburk

Sept. 12


Dr. Constantine Stratakis

Sept. 5

Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma: Update on Systemic Therapies

Dr. Mimi Hu

May 23

Senior Fellows Case Presentation


May 16

Senior Fellows Case Presentation


May 2

Update on the systemic treatments for medullary thyroid carcinoma

Dr. Mimi Hu

April 18


Dr. Xu Yong

April 11

Complexities in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Androgen Deficiency Syndromes in Men

Dr. Shalender Bhasin

April 4


Dr. Hartig

March 28


Dr. David Paul

March 21


Dr. Kai Sun

March 7


Dr. Rona Sonabend

Feb. 28

Pancreatic Islet Biology, Function, and Dysfunction: surprises and lessons for diabetes

Dr. Alvin Power

Feb. 21

To reprogress the development of Type 1 Diabetes by targeting an insulin-containing antigen : from mouse to human

Dr. Li Zhang

Feb. 14

1st Year Fellows Case Conference


Feb. 7

Immune checkpoint inhibitor related hypophysitis

Dr. Ha Nguyen

Jan. 31

Addressing Diabetes Management in a Safety-Net Health System - the Parkland experience

Dr. Luigi Meneghini

Jan. 24

Thymic development of a self-tolerant T-cell repertoire

Dr. Matthew Bettini

Jan. 17

Critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency

Dr. Marco Marcelli

Jan. 10

Evolution of precision oncology in thyroid cancer

Dr. Steven Sherman

2016-2018 Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Grand Rounds







Sept. 2016

Sept. 8: No Endo Grand Rounds

Sept. 15: Late-onset hypogonadism: concepts and controversies of pathogenesis and diagnosis

Sept. 22: The use of Genetic Risk in Type 1 Diabetes

Sept. 29: Designer Islets for Type 1 Diabetes


Oct. 2016

Oct. 6: Fellows Research Presentation

Oct. 13: Fellows Research Presentation

Oct. 20: Bones in Space: The NASA experience

Oct. 27: Mens sana in corpore sano: reversing accelerated aging in HIV patients


Nov. 2016

Nov. 3: Targeting an insulin peptide-MHC II complex to modulate autoimmune response of type 1 diabetes

Nov. 10: Optimizing CRISPR-Cas9 System to Improve Genome-Wide Knockout Screening Performance

Nov. 17: Cushing’s Case Series

Thanksgiving Holiday


Dec. 2016

Dec. 1: Listening to the stories that Big Data tell: using type 1 diabetes data past and present to help predict future outcomes

Dec. 08: To brown or not to brown-only time can tell Circadian Clock Regulation in Thermogenic Fat Depots

Dec. 15 Does Sex Really Matter? Brain Estrogen Actions and Beyond

Winter Break

Winter Break

Jan. 2017

Jan. 5: Translational Research in Rare Bone Disorders

Jan. 12: Exercise Interventions during Voluntary Weight Loss in Obese Older Adults

Jan. 19: Regulating β-cell function via Hippo-Tead1 Signaling Pathway

Jan. 26: Methodist Fellow Dr. Anh Nguyen- Curious Case of Hypercalcemia


Feb. 2017

Feb. 2: UTH Fellow-Katie Guttenberg, MD-Clinically Silent Corticotroph Adenomas

Feb 9: Pheochromocytomas and Sympathetic Paragangliomas: Focus on Therapeutics

Feb. 16: Treatment of T2DM: A Rational Approach Based Upon its Pathophysiology

Feb. 23: What We Have Learned from the Trials


March 2017

March 2: Diabetes and Fracture Risk

March 9: A tale of many cities: multifaceted roles of Tead1 in maintaining cardiac function

Spring Break

March 23: Guest Speaker Matthew Potthoff, Ph.D -Endocrine Control of Glucose Metabolism

March 30: Mass spectrometry in the diagnostic laboratory

April 2017

April 6: Targeted Therapies In Malignant Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma

April 13: Primary Aldosteronism 2017 and Beyond

April 20: Altered Arginine Metabolism in A-B+ Ketosis Prone Diabetes

April 27: Deciphering estrogen receptor alpha neural circuits controlling energy balance


May 2017

AACE Meeting

May 11: Novel Mechanisms Involving Insulin Signaling and Organ Crosstalk in Chronic Kidney Disease

May 18: Fellows Research Presentation- Aromatase inhibitors for the treatment of hypogonadism in severely obese male veterans

May 25: Fellows Research Presentation


Sept. 2018


Sept. 13: Hypoparathyroidism-emerging treatments


Sept. 27: Evaluation of Pancreatic Diabetes” and “Overview of the Pituitary Center Studies


Oct. 2018

Oct. 4: Quality improvement initiatives to improve osteoporosis care

Oct. 11: Hypogonadism in Cirrhosis" and "Evaluation of Bone Loss in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Oct. 18: A case of pre-menopausal "osteoporosis": fracture risk assessment

Oct. 25: Reversing Aging in Humans and Mice: Novel role of Glutathione


Nov. 2018

Nov. 1: Beyond Osteoporosis Diagnosis... and Hyperandrogenism

Nov. 8: Diabetes Technology in Clinical Practice: Recent Updates and Future Innovation

Nov. 15: Atypical Diabetes: Challenges and Rewards

Nov. 29: Molecular Basis of Growth and Growth Disorders


Dec. 2018

Dec. 6: Research Projects on Thyroid Cancer at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and A Case of Hypoglycemia








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