Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Distinguished Scientist Seminar - “How Does Nitric Oxide Kill Beta Cells?”

Dr. John Corbett will present the next Distinguished Scientist Seminar in the Medical Sciences Building auditorium. The lecture will be at 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 15.

The Distinguished Scientist Seminar is a weekly lecture series that gives University of South Alabama faculty, staff and students the opportunity to hear distinguished scientists from other institutions present their latest research findings. Dr. Corbett, whose studies focus on diabetes, inflammation and innate immunity, will present a seminar called “How Does Nitric Oxide Kill Beta Cells?”

Dr. Corbett is currently a professor of medicine and the director of the Comprehensive Diabetes Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Additionally, he is the Nancy R. and Eugene C. Gwaltney Family Endowed Chair in Juvenile Diabetes Research at UAB.

For more information on Dr. Corbett’s research, please visit: .

For additional information, please contact Natalie Kent at 461-1548.