null MeDiC Program Seminar Series Fall 2023

MeDiC Program seminars are held on Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m. (unless otherwise stated). Seminars will be in English and held in person only in room EM1.3509, Glen site.

Joint seminars with MeDiC Program and Endocrinology Rounds are held on Thursdays from 12 to 1 p.m. and with Nephrology Rounds, seminars are held on Fridays from 12 to 1 p.m.

For further information, please contact Kim Gardner at

September 28, 2023
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Combined MeDiC & Endocrinology Seminar
Silke Zimmermann, MD, PhD
Residency, University Hospital Leipzig, Medical Clinic III
Department of Endocrinology and Nephrology, Germany
Topic: Fingerprints of coagulation proteases on the brain and aspects of fat tissue genes in weight loss in metabolic syndrome
October 5, 2023
John N. Campbell, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Virginia
Topic: What happens in vagus unraveling neural circuits for heart and gut function
November 2, 2023
Gareth Lim, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Montreal
Topic: Is 14-3-3 the right combination to unlock the potential of targeting adipocytes to treat obesity?
November 23, 2023
Alex Parker, PhD
Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Montreal
Topic: Genetic Mechanisms of Motor Neuron Degeneration
December 15, 2023
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Steven Boyd, PhD
Professor, University of Calgary
Director, McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health
Topic: The relevance of bone microarchitecture for assessing bone health