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Symposium on insulin resistance set

The Clinical Research Center and the Harvard/MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology are sponsoring a multidisciplinary symposium on Tuesday, May 16 from 1-6pm in Bartos Theater on "Insulin Resistance in Human Disease."

Topics will include the cardiovascular implications of insulin resistance, use of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to characterize insulin resistance, and novel insulin resistance syndromes. Invited speakers are Professor Joseph Avruch, Assistant Professors Steven Grinspoon and Anne Taylor, and instructor James Meigs of Harvard Medical School; and Gerald Shulman, professor of medicine and physiology at Yale University.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on May 10, 2000.

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