DOM Special Lecture: ‘Transcriptional Regulation of the Pathogenesis of Cardiometabolic Diseases’

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

The Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson presents:

“Transcriptional Regulation of the Pathogenesis of Cardiometabolic Diseases”

[Yanqiao Zhang, MD, MS]Yanqiao Zhang, MD, MS

1-2 p.m., DOM Conference Room 6416*
College of Medicine – Tucson
(See flyer below for virtual viewing links.)

— A light lunch will be provided. —

* Located on 6th floor west of old hospital’s main elevator bank in what was the old Adult Medicine Clinic space. 

Dr. Yanqiao Zhang is a professor and the director of diabetes, obesity and metabolism research at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and also serves on faculty at the Kent State University School of Biomedical Sciences as an associate professor. He received his master’s and medical degrees from China’s Wuhan University. He moved to the U.S. in 1998 and did postdoctoral training at West Virginia University and the University of California, Los Angeles. In 2008, he was recruited by NEOMED as a tenure-track assistant professor and has been with it for 15 years.

Dr. Zhang’s research is focused on regulation of lipid, lipoprotein and energy metabolism as well as the pathogenesis of fatty liver disease and atherosclerosis. His work is supported by the National Institutes of Health and he has served on many NIH study sections as a standing or ad-hoc member. His group has published papers in Nature Metabolism, Nature Communications, Hepatology, Molecular Therapy, and Diabetes, and he serves on the editorial board of Hepatology as a member and several other journals as associate editor. He has trained many students and postdoctoral fellows, some of whom are now faculty members in academic institutions.


■ Flyer for this event:  dom_special_lecture_flyer_2023-12-04_v2.pdf
■ Dr. Zhang’s address will be followed by a 30-minute chalk talk.

For questions or accommodations that may be necessary, please contact the Office of the Chair, 520-626-6349 at least three days in advance of event. 

Event Location: 

UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Room 6416
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721

Event Coordinator Name: 
Natasha Piechota
Event Contact Department: 
Office of the Chair, Department of Medicine