APS presents:
Registration Now Open              DIABETES, OBESITY and THE BRAIN


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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2013
Marriott Crystal Gateway ~ Arlington, Virginia



Registration:
Early registration fees range from $225 (Regular Member), $125 (Associate Member), $275 (Non-Member) and $175 (Non-Member Resident/Student/Fellow). Rates will increase after August 30th. Fees include breakfast, lunch, refreshment breaks, and a reception.

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The goal of this limited enrollment meeting is to provide a broad overview of current hot topics and active debates in the rapidly developing area of research examining the neural consequences of obesity, diabetes and their related complications.

Featured presentations will cover cutting edge research on:

- Brain systems of feeding behavior, diabetes & obesity.
- Impact of diabetes & obesity on cognitive function, with a lifespan perspective.
- A debate on surgical versus non-surgical interventions for diabetes/obesity and their neurocognitive impact.
- NIH panel discussion of funding opportunities.

Opening session:
Elizabeth Seaquist, MD, University of Minnesota on "The Impact of Diabetes on Cerebral Structure and Function"

Additional guest speakers:

Antonio Convit, MD, New York University
Andreana Haley, PhD, University of Texas at Austin
Jose Luchsinger, MD, MPH, Columbia University
Denise Park, PhD, University of Texas at Dallas
Bonnie Spring, PhD, Northwestern University

John Gunstad, PhD, Kent State University
Dianne Lattemann, PhD, University of Washington
Beatriz Luna, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Dana Small, PhD, Yale University