You’re invited: Taubman Institute Symposium

October 21, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to the Taubman Institute Symposium.

The event — which will take place from 8:30 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, Oct. 22 — will feature a keynote address by 2019 Taubman Prize recipient Sir Stephen O’Rahilly, M.D.

O’Rahilly is considered the preeminent obesity researcher of this generation. He is a clinician-scientist at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. 

He will receive the Taubman Prize for his contribution to new understanding of obesity and metabolic diseases.

The symposium will kick off with a poster session and continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m. in the BSRB lobby; O’Rahilly will receive the Taubman Prize award and deliver his keynote, entitled, “The Causes and Consequences of Human Obesity”, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Kahn Auditorium at BSRB. 

No registration is required to attend. 

If you wish to submit an abstract for the poster session (cash prizes for top entries) contact Glen Walker at

Full program details can be found by clicking here.