Muscle Connections Journal Club

UAB Center for Exercise Medicine hosts journal club sessions every Friday through July 17th wherein participants interact with scientists and clinicians from several disciplines and discuss latest research focusing on skeletal muscle.

Discussions will highlight the latest and most impactful skeletal muscle-based research in both human and animal model systems, with a goal of building and updating an understanding of how skeletal muscle connects to various dimensions of human health.

Why conduct skeletal muscle research?

  • Skeletal muscle is a highly active tissue with roles in movement, metabolism, and overall health.
  • Targeting skeletal muscle through exercise induces a complex array of coordinated cellular and molecular processes that improves symptoms and co-morbidities associated with numerous chronic conditions, including musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory, metabolic, immunologic, and neurologic disorders.
  • While muscle may play a central role in molecular communication underlying adaptations to exercise, understanding the full range of these mechanisms and their clinical utility in disease treatment and prevention is a truly interdisciplinary effort.

Dial-In Information

Email Purnima Janarthanan at kjpurni@uab.edu for Zoom link.

Friday, July 10 at 10:00am to 11:00am

More dates through July 17, 2020

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