Cure Panel Talk Show on Diabetes

with Dr. Milind G. Watve

The Cure Panel Talk Show on 12 August, 2013 @ 11:30 am ET / 9:00 pm IST

The Cure Panel Talk Show is excited to host Dr. Milind G. Watve for a discussion on Type 2 Diabetes.

Dr. Milind G. Watve is a Biologist at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune. Dr. Watve’s book Doves, Diplomats and Diabetes challenges the current understanding of diabetes and prods researchers to test his alternative model.

HURRY! Register NOW!! to participate in the show and ask the panel a diabetes question live on-air!!

Topic: Type 2 Diabetes and Behavior: A Darwinian Perspective

Dr. Pramod Patil

Dr. Pramod Patil, has an MD in Physiology. He has worked on Insulin resistance and beta-cell function indices in Indian diabetics.Since last couple of years, he is intimately associated with diabetic research with Dr. Milind Watve and his team. His special interest lies in behavioral origin of modern day diseases, growth factors, Hyperinsulinemia, non-metabolic functions of insulin and evolutionary physiology. He is also active in the field of wildlife research and conservation, and known for his work on Critically Endangered bird species.

Radha Desai

I am a neuroscientist with a strong background in diverse disciplines of biology.I am currently pursuing a PhD at University College London focusing on understanding the role of mitochondrial pathology in neuroinflammation. I have worked in early drug discovery in neuroscience, biomarker biology and clinical resaerch. I have a continuing interest in drug development, right from early preclinical research all the way to clinical development. I look forward to opportunities to learn more about and contribute to new ways of solving old riddles in biomedical science.

Dr. Mohinish Shukla

Dr. Mohinish Shukla is an Assistant Professor in the Developmental and Brain Sciences program in the Psychology department at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He received his M.S. in Biological Sciences from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, and then went on to receive a Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience at the SISSA, Trieste, Italy. Dr. Shukla is primarily interested in the biological bases and development of cognitive capacities, in particular human language. He has published several peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, particularly in the field of language development, and has been invited to lecture in various labs and conferences internationally. Dr. Shukla is one of the three PIs of the UMass Boston Baby Lab (, studying infant development.

Richa Modak

Richa Modak works as a Dietetic Intern at the University of Michigan Health System. She completed her Masters in Public Health from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor during which she also worked on Diabetes from a public health perspective in Pune, India. She has also completed her Bachelors in Microbiology and Masters in Biodiversity from Abasaheb Garware College, Pune, India and accomplished a number of projects under the guidance of Dr. Milind Watve. She assisted him on his work on Type II Diabetes with IISER in the summer of 2010. Her primary interests are dietetics and physical fitness focusing on yoga and dance. She also actively participates as a volunteer in wildlife conservation activities.

Cure Panel Talk Show on Diabetes @ 11:30 am ET / 9:00 pm IST

Monday, Aug. 12th 2013 at 11:30am

This is an online event.

Dr. Milind Watve challenges the current understanding of diabetes and prods researchers to test his alternative model.

Callers may also be given the opportunity to ask the panel questions on diabetes live on the show.

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The Cure Panel Talk Show Format

  • 11.30 am - Conference call starts.
  • 11.30 am - Host welcomes and introduces expert and panelists.
  • 11.31 pm - Experts speak on the topic in answer to host's questions.
  • 11.45 pm - Panelists begin discussion.
  • 12.15 pm - Discussion is opened up for listeners.
  • 12:29 pm - Host thanks expert,panelists, and participants.
  • 12.30 pm - Call comes to an end.

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