Liver Center/ NORC Symposium

Friday, January 20th, 2016

9:00 am to 2:30 pm

Aldea Center

Parnassus Campus

RSVP required to reserve lunch: [email protected]


Endogenous and Exogenous

Determinants of Fatty Liver Disease


9: 00 AM Jacquelyn Maher, MD | Medicine


Welcome & introduction


9:10 AM Holly Ingraham, PhD | Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology


Phospholipids, lipid droplet size and fatty liver


9:40 AM Allison Xu, PhD | Diabetes Center


Neural regulation of hepatic lipid metabolism and metabolic efficiency


Coffee Break 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM


10:30 AM Monika Sarkar, MD | Medicine


The role of "male" sex hormones in women with NAFLD


11:00 AM Aras Mattis, MD, PhD | Pathology


Modeling fatty liver disease using iPSC-heps


11:30 AM Jacquelyn Maher, MD | Medicine


Dietary macronutrients in the control of hepatic steatosis


Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


1:00 PM Shingo Kajimura, PhD | Diabetes Center


White, brown, beige fat and the adipose-liver axis


1:30 PM Suneil Koliwad, MD | Medicine and Diabetes Center


Meta-inflammation in obesity and fatty liver disease


2:00 PM Andreas Stahl, PhD | Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology, UC Berkeley


Fatty acid transport and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma