McMaster University

McMaster University

Seminar Information

Energy Metabolism and Physiology Seminars for Healthy Living

"EMPhasis on health" Seminars

The “EMPhasis on health” seminars will be offered from September 2014 to April 2015 in MDCL 3022 from noon to 1:00pm These monthly seminars will feature graduate students, faculty members and clinicians of McMaster University and surrounding universities. In 20-minute or 40-minute academic presentations, guest speakers will provide an overview of their current research relating to energy metabolism, physiology, nutrition, obesity, and related diseases. The "EMPhasis on health" seminars will provide an avenue to stay up-to-date on current research in the following fields:

  • Physiology of energy metabolism during aging
  • Human, animal and cellular energy metabolism and physiology
  • Pathophysiology of obesity
  • Dysfunction of energy metabolism in various organ systems (ie: muscle, bone, liver, pancreas)
  • Energy metabolism and mental health
  • Nutrition and fetal development
  • Pharmacological, surgical, lifestyle, and nutrition interventions for treating and preventing energy metabolism disorders


MAC-Obesity & CON-SNP


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