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Department of Pharmacology Mini-symposium on Feb. 11

January 14, 2019

The Department of Pharmacology is hosting a mini-symposium titled, "The Biology of Endocrine FGFs: From Basic Mechanisms to Therapeutic Opportunities" on Monday, February 11, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in TAC N107, The Anlyan Center, 300 Cedar Street.


This mini-symposium will feature three separate lectures from three distinguished speakers:


“Endocrine Actions of Metabolic Stress Hormone FGF21”

Steven Kliewer

Professor and Diana K. and Richard C. Strauss

Distinguished Chair in Developmental Biology

UT Southwestern Medical Center


“The Secretory Life of FGF21 in the Exocrine Pancreas”

David Mangelsdorf

Professor and Alfred G. Gilman Distinguished Chair in Pharmacology

Raymond and Ellen Willie Distinguished Chair in Molecular Neuropharmacology

UT Southwestern Medical Center


“Elucidation of endocrine FGF signaling offers novel therapeutic opportunities”

Joseph Schlessinger

William H. Prusoff Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pharmacology

Yale University School of Medicine


Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

Submitted by Robert Forman on January 14, 2019