Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Grand Rounds


Day: Every other Friday beginning in September
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Via Zoom until otherwise notified
Moderator/Organizer: Dr. Marco Marcelli


2021-2022 Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Grand Rounds

AY 22 Date Speaker Home Institution Title of Presentation
Sept. 3, 2021 Fellows Research Proposal Baylor College of Medicine Rescheduled for Jan. 7, 2022
Sept. 17, 2021 Antonio Bianco, M.D., Ph.D. University of Chicago “Is there a role for LT3 in the treatment of hypothyroidism?”
Oct. 1, 2021 Suneil K. Koliwad, M.D., Ph.D. University of California San Francisco “Role of the Myeloid Compartment in Hypothalamic Nutrient Sensing and Responsiveness”
Oct. 15, 2021 Dr. Shehzad Basaria Harvard Medical School “Controversies in Testosterone Replacement Therapy in Older Men”
Oct. 29, 2021 Luigi Fontana, M.D., Ph.D., FRACP (special time 4 p.m. CST) University of Sydney Clinical Academic, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital "When a calorie is not a calorie: lessons from dietary restriction trials" 
Nov. 5, 2021 Roberto Pacifici, M.D. Emory University School of Medicine TBA
Nov. 19, 2021 John Funder, M.D., Ph.D. (special time 4 p.m. CST) Hudson Institute of Medical Research TBA
Dec. 3, 2021 Fellows Research Presentation (2) Baylor College of Medicine TBA
Dec. 17, 2021 Dolores Shoback, M.D. University of California San Fransisco TBA
Dec. 31, 2021 No session - Holiday break    

2020-2021 Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Grand Rounds

AY 21 Date Speaker Home Institution Title of Presentation
Sept. 4, 2020 Dr. Ashok Balasubramanyam Baylor College of Medicine Driving Atypical Diabetes
Sept. 18, 2020 Fellows Research Proposal Baylor College of Medicine

Bone Quality in Obese Women with Type 2 Diabetes

RADIANT:  A Look at Atypical Diabetes

Oct. 9, 2020 Fellows Research Proposal Baylor College of Medicine

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-Induced Autoimmune Diabetes

Predictors of Glycemic Success in Sensor-Augmented Insulin Pump therapy:

A Retrospective Review of Patients at the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center

Oct. 30, 2020 Dr. Dave D'Alessio Duke University Alpha-Cell to Beta-Cell Communication:  A New Twist on the Incretin Effect
Nov. 13, 2020 Dr. Pankaj Shah Mayo Clinic Hospital Approach to a patient with non-diabetic hypoglycemia
Dec. 11, 2020 Dr. Sara Cromer Guest of Dr. Marcelli Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in the Incidence, Treatment, and Treatment Response in Type 2 Diabetes
Jan. 15, 2021 Dr. Silvio Inzucchi Yale University Glucose-Lowering Medications and CVD: Searching for the Holy Grail
Jan. 29, 2021 Dr. Helen Lowler  University of Colorado Hospital Post-Bariatric Hypoglycemia
Feb. 12, 2021 Dr. Daniel J. Drucker Tanenbaum Research Institute,  Mount Sinai Hospital Incretin-based therapies-how do they work?
Feb. 26, 2021 Dr. Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi Washington University Macrophages under pressure: novel roles in hypertension
March 12, 2021 Dr. Sundeep Khosla University of May Clinic College of Medicine Targeting Cellular Senescence to Treat Age-Related Osteoporosis and Frailty
March 26, 2021 Dr. Kirk Habegger University of Alabama at Birmingham Glucagon Revisited: Glycemic and Energetic Effects of Glucagon Receptor Agonism
April 9, 2021 Dr. Susan Mandel University of Pennsylvania Thyroid Nodules 2021: What to Do in an Era of Multiple Diagnostic Options
April 16, 2021 Dr. Anand Vaidya University of Harvard Medical School Primary Aldosteronism: Once a Zebra, Now a Horse
April 23, 2021 2nd-Year Fellow Research Presentation (Dr. Rebecca Jeun & Dr. Sabaa Joab) Baylor College of Medicine

Clinical Outcomes in Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-Induced Diabetes Mellitus (RJ)

Hemoglobin A1c of 7% is the Threshold For Bone Impairment in Men With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus". (SJ)

May 14, 2021 2nd-Year Fellow Research Presentation (Dr. Sara Ahmad & Dr. Nupur Kikani) Baylor College of Medicine

Predictors of Glycemic Success in Insulin Pump Therapy: A Retrospective Review of Patients at the

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center/ i2b2:  A Novel Approach to Patient Recruitment

2020-2019 Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Grand Rounds

AY 20 Date Speaker Home Institution Title of Presentation
Sept. 5, 2019 Dr. Mimi Hu University of Texas, MD Anderson Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma: Update on Systemic Therapies
Sept. 12, 2019 Dr. Constantine Stratakis National Institute of Health A Clinical and Molecular Update on Cushing Syndrome
Sept. 19, 2019 Rescheduled presenter due to weather    
Sept. 26, 2019 Dr. Salim Virani Baylor College of Medicine 2018 AHA/ACC Cholesterol Guidelines: From Risk Assessment to Personalization of Risk
Oct. 3, 2019 2nd-Year Fellows Proposal (Force and La) Baylor College of Medicine A Year in Research at the Baylor Pituitary Center/ A Comparison Between Weight Loss-Associated Bone Loss From Lifestyle Measures Versus Bariatric Surgery
Oct. 10, 2019 Dr. Raymon Grogan Baylor College of Medicine Scarless Endocrine Surgery
Oct. 24, 2019 Dr. Susan Samson Baylor College of Medicine Pipeline Therapies for Functional Pituitary Adenomas
Oct. 31, 2019 Dr. Samuel Klein  Washington University School of Medicine Metabolically Normal and Abnormal Obesity
Nov. 7, 2019 1st-Year Fellows Case Conference (Abdulhandi and Jeun) Baylor College of Medicine Opioid-Induced Adrenal Insufficiency: An Observational Prospective Study / A Xanthomatous Problem
Nov. 14, 2019 Dr. Ramona Dadu MD Anderson Cancer Center Immunotherapy approaches for thyroid cancers 
Dec. 5, 2019 Dr. Marie-Claude Hofmann MD Anderson Cancer Center Mechanisms of Resistance to Kinase Inhibitors in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
Dec. 12, 2019 Dr. James Suliburk Baylor College of Medicine Endocrine Surgical Disease and Precision-Guided Medicine - State of the Art
Jan. 16, 2020 Dr. Rajagopal V. Sekhar Baylor College of Medicine The impact of correcting Glutathione deficiency in Aging: mitochondria, oxidative stress and beyond
Jan. 30, 2020 Dr. Margaret Weirman  University of Colorado Anschutz  Medical Understanding Pituitary Tumor genesis Biomarkers of Disease and New Therapeutic Targets
Feb. 13, 2020 Dr. Dennis Villareal Baylor College of Medicine / Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center  Treatment of Geriatric Obesity
Feb. 27, 2020 Dr. Jennifer Raymond Keck School of Medicine of USC Young Adults Do Care About their Diabetes – We Just Need to Care for them differently.
March 26, 2020 Dr. Linus Tsai Harvard University Cancelled due to COVID-19
April 30, 2020 Dr. Shehz Basaria MD Anderson Cancer Center Cancelled due to COVID-19
May 15, 2020 Senior Fellow Presentation (Drs. Betty La and Akhil Shenoy) Baylor College of Medicine

A Comparison Between Weight Loss-Associated Bone Loss from Lifestyle Measures Versus Bariatric Surgery

A Feasibility Pilot Study of a Smartphone-Based Hypoglycemia-Predicting Notification System

May 28, 2020 Senior Fellow Presentation (Drs. Bahar Force and Ismaily Mehwish) Baylor College of Medicine

Indications and Outcomes of Trans-sphenoidal Surgery in Patients with Prolactinoma

Opioid-Induced Adrenal Insufficiency