MGH Medical Grand Rounds

The 21st Annual Harvard Nutrition and Obesity Symposium
Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD):
Mechanisms and Novel Therapeutics

Live Streaming Event

June 30th, 2020

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Date/Time Presention Info Video LINK
8:00 am Welcome and Introductions
Steven Grinspoon, MD
Harvard Medical School

8:15 am Global Burden of NAFLD and NASH
Zobair Younossi, MD
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

Session I: Mechanisms
Laura Dichtel, MD, MHS
Harvard Medical School
8:50 am George L. Blackburn Lecture: Insulin Resistance and NAFLD
Sudha Biddinger, MD, PhD
Boston Children’s Hospital

9:40 am Human Genetic Insights into NAFLD
Elizabeth Speliotes, MD, PhD, MPH
University of Michigan

10:45 am Obesity, Adipocyte Dysfunction, and NAFLD
Jeffrey Schwimmer, MD
University of California, San Diego

11:20 am The Microbiome and Fatty Liver Disease
Bernd Schnabl, MD
University of California, San Diego

12:20 pm NAFLD Natural History and a NAFLD Simulator
Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD
Harvard Medical School

Session II: Therapeutics
Raymond Chung, MD
Kathleen Corey, MD, MPH, MMSc
Harvard Medical School
1:00 pm NAFLD and CVD
Kathleen Corey, MD, MPH, MMSc
Harvard Medical School

1:35 pm Targeting Metabolic Pathways to Treat NAFLD
Arun Sanyal, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University

2:10 pm Targeting Endocrine Pathways
Steven Grinspoon, MD
Harvard Medical School

3:15 pm Targeting Inflammatory & Fibrotic Pathways
Mary Rinella, MD
Northwestern University

3:50 pm Nutritional Modification to Treat NAFLD
Miriam Vos, MD, MSPH
Emory University

4:25 pm Clinical Burden and Future Directions, Including Relevant Endpoints
Manal Abdelmalek, MD, MPH
Duke University

5:00 pm Wrap-Up: Non-Invasive Assessment of NAFLD
Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc
University of California, San Diego

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