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UMass Endocrinology Grand Rounds Schedule & Video Archive

All talks will be held via Zoom until further notice

2021-22 EGR & Fellows Research Conference Speaker Schedule

2nd & 4th Tuesdays - September through June

12/14/21: "The Effect of CFTR Modulators on the Progression of Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes"

Zoom Link:

Sana Hasan, DO, Director of Endocrinology, South Region, Cleveland Clinic
Kelly A. Mason, MD, Pediatric Endocrinologist, University of Virginia Medical Center

12/28/21: No EGR - Holiday/New Year's week


1/11/22: "The Case for Keto: Rethinking Weight Control and the Science and Practice of Low-Carb/High-Fat Eating"

Gary Taubes, Investigative science and health journalist and co-founder of the non-profit Nutrition Science Initiative

1/25/22: "Advancing Molecular Therapies to the Clinic"

Neil Aronin, MD, Higgins Family Professor in Neuroscience, UMass Chan Medical School, Endocrinoligist, UMass Memorial Health

2/8/22: "Evaluation of Isolated Hyperparathyroidism"

Alan Malabanan, MD, Program Director, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Fellowship, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

2/22/22: "Advanced Thyroid Cancer Management- New Tools 2022"

Gregory W. Randolph MD, Professor of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Claire and John Bertucci Endowed Chair in Thyroid Surgical Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Director, General Otolaryngology and Thyroid/Parathyroid Endocrine Surgical Divisions, Mass. Eye and Ear

3/8/22: "Inflammatory Cell Recruitment in Autoimmune Diabetes - Lessons From Rats"

Jennifer Wang, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Investigator, UMass DIabetes Center of Excellence 

3/22/22: " Diabetes From the Obesity Medicine Perspective"

Eric Westman, MD, MHS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University

4/12/22: "GRADE Study Results"

Deborah Wexler, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Associate Clinical Chief of the MGH Diabetes Unit and Clinical Director of the MGH Diabetes Center.

4/26/22: "Mechanism-Based Design of a Unimolecular Glucose-Responsive Insulin"

Michael Weiss, MD, PhD, Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, PHI Chair in Chemical Biology, Indiana University Precision Health Initiative.

5/10/22: Title TBD - T1D Topic

Carmella Evans-Molina, PhD, MD, Director, Indiana Diabetes Research Center

5/24/22: Title TBD - Messina and/or Corvera Lab T2D Research

Tammy Nguyen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, UMass Chan Medical School, Medical Director of the Vascular Surgery Lower Extremity Wound Clinic, UMass Memorial Medical Center

6/14/22: TBD 


6/28/22: TBD

Diabetes Research Talks Video Archive

David M. Harlan, MD - "100 Years of Insulin - A Medical Marvel: The Past, Present & Future"

This distinguished panel of experts discussed the history and current state of insulin therapy, and what's on the horizon. It was a featured webinar during the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions, 2021

John Mordes, MD - "T1D Genetics Research at UMass"

UMass Endocrine Fellows' Research Conference, November 2021

Michael A. Brehm, PhD - "Exploring Humanized Mouse Models for Diabetes Research and Beyond"

Human Islet Research Network (HIRN) webinar, June 2021 

David M. Harlan, MD - "The Noble and Often Nobel Role of Insulin-Related Research"

This talk is from the 2021 Stanford Diabetes Research Center Symposium celebrating 100 years since Banting & Best isolated human insulin

Carl June, MD - CAR T Cell Immunotherapy

Medicine Grand Rounds at UMass Medical School - 2019.  Introduction by Dr. Harlan.

Ezio Bonifacio, PhD - “Auto Antibodies as Predictors of Type 1 Diabetes”

UMass Diabetes Day 2019

Anette-Gabriele Ziegler, MD, PhD “Clinical Trials Related to Type 1 Diabetes and its Treatment”

UMass Diabetes Day 2019

UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds Video Archives

Suzanne K. Freitag, MD - “Thyroid Eye Disease: Overview and Update on Management”

10/26/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Christos S. Mantzoros, MD, DSc, PhD - "NASH as a Prevalent Metabolic Condition: Diagnosis & Emerging Management Options"

10/12/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Michael Lewiecki, MD, FACP, FACE - “Rare Bone Diseases You Should Never Miss”

9/28/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Michael McClung, MD, FACP, FACE, FASBMR - "When & How to Use Osteoanabolic Therapies"

9/14/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Benjamin U. Nwosu, MD - "Does partial clinical remission impact lipid-based cardiovascular risk in adult patients with T1D?"

Co-presented by Sadichchha Parajuli, MD and Krish Khatri, MD
6/22/21 Fellows' Endocrine Research Conference talk 

Mark Schuta, MD - “Improving Diabetes Care in the United States: Identifying the Major Problems and Proposed First Steps”

6/8/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd, FACOG & Silvia Corvera, MD - "Gestational Diabetes: Conversations Between the Placenta and Adipose Tissue"

5/25/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Mark Reitman, MD, PhD - "Understanding Regulation of Metabolic Rate and Body Temperature to Understand Obesity”

5/11/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Jonathan Krakoff, MD - "Does Energy Expenditure Mediate Weight Gain?"

4/27/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Neil B. Marya, MD - “Endoscopic Management of Weight Regain Following Bariatric Surgery”

4/13/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

John P. Mordes, MD - "Endocrinology and COVID-19"

3/25/21 UMass Medicine Grand Rounds

Katharine Garvey MD, MPH - “Health Care Transition in Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Challenges and Opportunities”

View video of her 3/23/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

David M. Harlan, MD - "Type 1 Diabetes Pathogenesis: Lessons Learned, Lessons Forgotten & Open Questions"

View video of his 3/9/21 Fellows' Endocrine Research Conference talk 

Jack A. Yanovski, MD, PhD - "Genetics of Obesity”

View video of his 1/12/21 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Robert H. Eckel, MD - “Cardiometabolic Medicine: Time For A New Internal Medicine Subspecialty”

View video of his 12/17/20 Medicine Grand Rounds

Anthony Ferrante, Jr., MD, PhD - "Immune Function in Adipose Tissue Homeostasis”

View video of his 12/9/20 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds

Desmond Schatz, MD - “Personalizing Therapies for the Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes: Searching for Endotypes”

View video of his 11/10/20 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds 

Kevin Hall, PhD “Calories, Carbs, or Quality: What Matters Most for Body Weight?”

View video of his 10/13/20 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds 

Clifford Rosen, MD - "A New Counter-Regulatory Hormone During Exercise: The Story of Irisin"

View video of his 9/22/20 UMass Endocrine Grand Rounds