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Fall Alumni Lecture featuring Dominic D’Agostino PhD, and David Diamond PhD
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Join us for our fall event featuring Dominic D’Agostino PhD, and David Diamond PhD. Dr. D'Agostino will be presenting, "Emerging Applications for Nutritional Ketosis," and Dr. Diamond's presentation will be "A Rigorous Assessment of the Putative Role of Cholesterol in Causing Cardiovascular Disease." Presentations will be followed by a Q&A session and reception.

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When: Thursday, November 16, 2017
6:00 PM
Where: USF Morsani College of Medicine Auditorium
12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, Florida  33618
United States
Contact: Catherine Warner
813-974-6850

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Join us for our fall event featuring Dominic D’Agostino PhD, and David Diamond PhD. Dr. D'Agostino will be presenting, "Emerging Applications for Nutritional Ketosis," and Dr. Diamond's presentation will be "A Rigorous Assessment of the Putative Role of Cholesterol in Causing Cardiovascular Disease." Presentations will be followed by a Q&A session and reception.

About Dominic D’Agostino PhD

Dr. Dominic D’Agostino is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. He is also a Research Scientist at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC).  His laboratory develops and tests nutritional strategies and metabolic-based supplements for neurological disorders, cancer and enhancement of performance and resilience in extreme environments.  His research is supported by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Department of Defense (DoD), private organizations and foundations

 

 

 

About David Diamond PhD

Dr. David Diamond received his Ph.D. in Biology in 1985, with a specialization in Behavioral Neuroscience, from the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory at the University of California, Irvine. He was a career scientist at the Department of Veterans Affairs for 30 years and is currently a Professor in the Departments of Psychology, Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of South Florida, where he has directed his research program on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr. Diamond has served on federal government study sections and committees evaluating research on the neurobiology of stress and memory, and has over 100 publications, reviews and book chapters on the brain and memory. He has served on the editorial boards of numerous medical journals and has received 30 years of federally funded support for his neuroscience research.

In the past decade, Dr. Diamond has expanded his research program to include cardiovascular disease, medication and nutrition. In recent years he added to his extensive list of medical publications, controversial papers on heart disease, diet and cholesterol. He has been invited to present his research on nutrition, saturated fat and cholesterol at numerous domestic and international cardiology, obesity and diabetes conferences. Dr. Diamond’s research on nutrition resulted in his appointment to The Nutrition Coalition, a national U.S. board of clinicians and scientists who have the goal of providing an evidence-based evaluation of U.S. government dietary recommendations.

USF Morsani College of Medicine Alumni Society
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, MDC 70, Tampa, FL 33612
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