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Dr. Juleen Zierath of the Karolinska Institute guest speaker at MOD seminar January 21

Juleen R. Zierath, PhD

Juleen Zierath, PhD from the Karolinska Institute will be a guest speaker at the Metabolism, Diabetes and Obesity seminar on January 21 at 10:30 am. The title of her presentation is “Exercise as Medicine: Exercise Training in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes.”

Zierath is director of the Strategic Research Program in Diabetes at the Karolinska Institute, and serves as executive director at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research at the University of Copenhagen.

Dr. Zierath was featured in The Lancet: Diabetes & Endocrinology on April 1, 2018. Juleen Zierath: in pursuit of curiosity. From The Lancet, “Zierath’s research is focused on the plasticity of skeletal muscle—how it adapts and maladapts to exercise training, and how it becomes insulin resistant in conditions like obesity and type 2 diabetes”