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Seminar

NPOD seminar John Thyfault (U. of Kansas Medical Center)

Title: TBA

Date:
Time:
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nebraska East Union Room: Prairie Suite
1705 Arbor Dr
Lincoln NE 68503
Additional Info: NEU
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Contact:
Verona Skomski, (402) 472-3862, vskomski@unl.edu
Dr. John Thyfault has research expertise in metabolism, mitochondrial energetics, obesity, and exercise physiology using translational approaches in animal models and human subjects. The broad theme of his research focuses on the mechanisms by which exercise, physical activity, and aerobic capacity reduce susceptibility for obesity, chronic metabolic disease states of insulin resistance and fatty liver, and neurometabolic deficits associated with aging. Dr. Thyfault is a Professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center in the Department of Cellular Biology and Physiology and Department of Internal Medicine-Division of Endocrinology. He is also a Research Scientist at the KC VA Medical Center in Kansas City.

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