Medicine Grand Rounds, Sriram Machineni, "Obesity Management: Leveraging the Heterogeneity of Response"

When Sep 28, 2017
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where Room 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium
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Contact Phone 919-966-3063
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Sriram Machineni Dr. Machineni is a new faculty member in Endocrinology. This lecture will cover the complexity of weight regulation, the biological basis of heterogeneity of response to various treatments for obesity, the role of treatment response predictors and offer a pragmatic approach to medical management of obesity.

At the New York Nutrition Obesity Research Center, he conducted clinical research in diabetes and weight loss surgery. His clinical and research fellowship in Obesity Medicine and Nutrition was completed at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) where he also served in the role of Assistant in Medicine, and was an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His translational clinical research was aimed at finding novel therapies for obesity. Further, Dr. Machineni is an organizing member of the Annual Blackburn course in Obesity Medicine, which teaches physicians from around the world about the management of obesity.

Dr. Machineni served as the chief medical resident at the Buffalo General hospital and later in the roles of Director of the Primary Medicine and the Weight Management clinics. He attended medical school at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and completed his residency in Internal Medicine from the State University of New York at Buffalo.