MMPC Courses
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Tracers in Metabolic Research
Announcing an NIH/MMPC sponsored course:
10th Annual Course on
Isotope Tracers in Metabolic Research:
Principles and Practice of Kinetic Analysis

October 30 - November 3, 2017
Homewood Suites by Hilton® Nashville Vanderbilt
2400 West End Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
(also where the course takes place)

Course Co-Directors: Owen McGuinness, PhD, Henri Brunengraber, MD, PhD and Robert Wolfe, PhD

To book a room at the discount rate, please
call 1 (615) 320-7772 or go directly to the following link and mention the identifier:

10th Annual Tracer Course + Dates of course

Download the 2017 Course Brochure
Download the 2017 Course Syllabus

Online Registration site (Click Here)

A week-long course (with one-on-one mentoring sessions) in the theory and practice of stable and radioactive isotopic tracers for the study of metabolism in human and animal models.

Additional information including hotel and registration can be found at

Or you may contact Owen McGuinness at

FOR COURSE DETAILS OR SUGGESTIONS: Amanda Zetans ( (615-343-1065)

Glucose Clamping The Conscious Mouse
11th Annual Course : Presented by the Vanderbilt-NIDDK Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center (MMPC), Nashville, Tennessee
Glucose Clamping The Conscious Mouse: A Laboratory Course
September 11 – September 15, 2017
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Vanderbilt-NIDDK Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center
Nashville, Tennessee
A week-long course to familiarize participants with methods, protocols and quantitative tools necessary to perform glucose clamps in the conscious mouse.
Registration Closed for 2017