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NPOD seminar Susan Smith (U North Carolina - Gillings School of Global Public Health)

“How Alcohol Perturbs Metabolism and Nutrient Needs in the Maternal-Fetal Dyad: A Story of Glucose Signaling, Choline, and Metabolic Syndrome”

12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Nebraska East Union Room: Arbor Suite
1705 Arbor Dr
Lincoln NE 68503
Additional Info: NEU
Target Audiences:
Verona Skomski, (402) 472-3862,
Dr. Smith is a Harris Teeter Distinguished Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina.
Her laboratory studies the molecular mechanisms by which dietary components affect prenatal development. Current work largely focuses upon alcohol and how it causes Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). They are interested in how alcohol damages the embryo and fetus, and in the environmental and genetic factors that attenuate or heighten alcohol’s toxicity.

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