In this final installment of our Obesity 2020 webinar series, Dr. Lee Kaplan discusses late-breaking research and reviews various mechanisms of action of bariatric and metabolic surgery and how they affect the regulation of energy balance and metabolic function.
Experts discuss the synergies and implementation of state-of-the-art hybrid PET/MR technology and the new avenues of exploration it affords in the fields of neuroscience, cancer, and metabolic disease through to dual molecular probe development.
OBESITY SERIES 2020: Lora Heisler, PhD discusses the unique brain circuits that are controllers of body weight, reviews how our genes impact our waistline and explains how obesity medications leverage basic neurobiology to reduce hunger and decrease body weight.
Tonya Coulthard discusses the SuperArgus PET/CT systems, reviewing both basic and unique imaging capabilities, including real-time imaging of awake animals as well as multiplexed PET imaging of standard and non-standard isotopes.
A presentation on key issues effecting the accuracy and reproducibility of measuring Oxygen Consumption, VO2, via indirect calorimetry utilizing Metabolic Carts, and best-practices for scientists to drive more consistent and precise measurements.
Scientists discuss how to integrate metabolic phenotyping with behavioral paradigms, the importance of temporal resolution, and how to avoid common pitfalls when executing behavioral and metabolic tests.