Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity February Monthly Seminar
Title: The Leptin Signaling Cascade and Pediatric Obesity
Time: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 12:15-1:15pm
Place: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, W2008
Speaker: Jack Yanovski, M.D., Ph.D.
After completing his residency in Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and fellowship training in Pediatric Endocrinology at the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Yanovski became a senior clinical investigator at the National Institutes of Health in 1992.
In 1997, Dr. Yanovski founded the NICHD's Unit on Growth and Obesity to study obesity and its complications in children. At the NIH, he has carried out a series of clinical studies related to the evaluation and treatment of obesity in children and adults, as well as laboratory investigations of the molecular etiology of obesity.
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