1. Zhu Y, Pires KM, Wayment B, Thomas G, Kozma SC, Abel ED. Mammalian Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) is Essential for Murine Heart Development. American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA. 2008

2. Zhu Y, O'Neill B, Ilkun O, Abel ED. Constitutive Activation of Phosphatidylinosiotl 3-kinase (PI3K) p 110 Impairs Insulin, Diabetes. 2010:1364. American Diabetes Association, 70th Scientific Session, Orlando, FL. 2010

3. McClain D, Cooksey R, Gabrielson S, Huang J, Simcox J, Jones D, Abel ED, Reinhoff H. Dietary Iron Restriction or Iron Chelation Protect from Diabetes and Loss of Beta Cell Function in the Obese (Ob/Ob Lep) Mouse, Diabetes. 2010:1525. American Diabetes Association, 70th Scientific Session, Orlando, FL. 2010

4. Sloan C, Tuinei J, Abel ED. Hypothalamic leptin resistance contributes to increased myocardial fatty acid oxidation rates in obesity, Circulation. 2010;122:A17402. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL. 2010.

5. Contreras-Ferrat A, Wende A, Klip A, Lavandero S, Abel ED. Insulin-mediated GLUT4 translocation requires intracellular and extracellular calcium and is impaired by short-term high fat feeding, Circulation. 2010;122:A17501. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions,  Chicago, IL. 2010.

6. Zhang Q, Wende A, Zhu Y, Abel ED. Phosphoinositide-dependent protein kinase-1 mediates fasting induced autophagy in the heart, Circulation. 2010;122:A18652. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL. 2010.

7. Zhu Y, O’Neill BT, Ilkun O, Abel ED. Constitutive Activation of Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) p110 Impairs Insulin Stimulated Glucose Uptake in Cardiomyocytes Independently of Akt/PKB and S6K. American Diabetes Association, 70th Scientific Session, Orlando, FL. 2010

8. Zhang Q, Deeter N, Nichols A, Deesing M, Kowalski C, Holland W, Summers S, Abel ED, Symons D. Ceramide-induced vascular dysfunction results from PP2A association with ENOS, Diabetes. 2011:576. American Diabetes Association, 71st Scientific Session, San Diego, CA. 2011

9. Jaishy B, Wende A, Olsen C, Abel ED. Fat feeding or palmitate exposure induces autophagy in cardiomyocytes independently of changes in insulin signaling to Akt and F0X01, Diabetes. 2011:1557. American Diabetes Association, 71st Scientific Session, San Diego, CA. 2011

10. Pereira RO, Wende A, Soto J, Abel ED. Short-term increase in glut-1-mediated myocardial glucose uptake preserves mitochondrial function but does not prevent cardiac dysfunction following pressure overload hypertrophy, Diabetes. 2011:1491. American Diabetes Association, 71st Scientific Session, San Diego, CA. 2011

11. Zhu Y, O’Neill BT, Ilkun O, Abel ED. Overexpression of Myristoylated Akt1 Impairs Insulin-Mediated Glucose Uptake Via Mechanisms That Are Independent of Feedback Inhibition of Irs1 by S6K. American Diabetes Association, 71st Scientific Session, San Diego, CA. 2011

12. Zhu Y, Zhang Q, Olsen CD, Abel ED. Fasting Induced Autophagy in the Murine Heart Occurs Independently of mTOR Signaling. American Heart Association, Scientific Session, Orlando, FL. 2011

13. Zhu Y, Soto J, Anderson B, Olsen CD, Jones D, Zhang YC, Riehle C, Abel ED. Deletion of mTOR in the Adult Mouse Heart Impairs Fatty Acid Utilization but Not Glucose Utilization. American Heart Association, Scientific Session, Los Angeles, CA. 2012

14. Jaishy, B, Abel ED. NADPH Oxidase 2 (NOX2)-derived Superoxide Anion Impairs Autophagosome Turnover in Lipid-overloaded Cardiomyocytes. University of Iowa, Cardiovascular Research Center International Symposium, Iowa City, IA. 2013

15. Pereira RO, Wende AR, Olsen C, Soto J, Rawlings T, Pires KM, Abel ED. Insulin Signaling Mediates the Induction of Glycolysis and the Activation of Anti-Oxidant Defenses Following Pressure Overload-Induced Cardiac Hypertrophy. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Dallas, TX. 2013

16. Jaishy B, Kim JH, Abel ED. Lipid-overload Impairs Cardiac Autophagosome Turnover by Activating Protein kinase C (PKC)-NADPH oxidase 2 (NOX2) Pathway. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Dallas, TX. 2013

17. Riehle C, Valdez S, Bevins J, Noh J, Kim BJ, Abel ED. Insulin Receptor Substrates (IRS) Regulate the Bioenergetic and Hypertrophic Response of the Heart to Exercise Training. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Dallas, TX. 2013

18. Fidler TP, Rowley J, Souvenir R, Weyrich AS, Abel ED. Platelet Specific Knockout of Mitochondrial Superoxide Dismutase (Sod2) Impairs Mitochondrial Function and Increases Convulxin-stimulated Platelet Activation. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Dallas, TX. 2013

19. Souvenir RA, Rowley JW, Fidler TP, Schubert S, Soto J, Weyrich AS, Abel ED. The Absence of Mitochondrial Fusion Protein Optic Atrophy (OPA) -1 Exacerbates Platelet Dysfunction. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Dallas, TX. 2013

20. Jaishy B, Abel ED. NADPH Oxidase 2 (NOX2)-derived Superoxide Anion Impairs Autophagosome Turnover in Lipid-overloaded Cardiomyocytes. 11th Annual Scientific Sessions of Society for Heart and Vascular Metabolism, Cambridge, MD. 2013

21. Jaishy B, Abel ED. Lipid Overload Impairs Autophagic Flux in Cardiomyocytes Independently of mTOR Signaling. 73nd Scientific Sessions of American Diabetes Association, Chicago, IL. 2013

22. Tsushima K, Lopez-Isquierdo A, Spitzer KW, Birnbaum MJ, Kim J, Abel ED. AKT regulates cardiomyocyte homeostasis by regulating the expression of voltage-dependent L-type Ca2+ Channel (Cav1.2). American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Dallas, TX. 2013

23. Tsushima K, Bugger H, Wende A, Schaffer JE, Abel ED. Mitochondrial Reactive Oxygen Species (mitoROS) in lipotoxic hearts induces post-translational modifications of Drp1 that promotes mitochondrial fission. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Dallas, TX. 2013

24. Pereira RO, Adam R, Wende A, Olsen C, Soto J, Rawlings T, Karla M, Pires KM, Abel ED. Insulin Signaling Mediates the Induction of Glycolysis and the Activation of Anti-Oxidant Defenses Following Pressure Overload-Induced Cardiac Hypertrophy. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Dallas, TX. 2013

25. Riehle C, Rech M, Drakos S, White MF, Abel ED. Insulin Signaling Exacerbates Heart Failure Via an Irs1-Akt1 Signaling Module that is Independent of Irs2. IR13 -Insulin Receptor Meeting. 2013

26. Riehle C, Wende A, Abel ED. Insulin Receptor Substrates (IRS) are Essential Regulators of Autophagy and Mitochondrial Function in the Heart. Keystone Symposium- Muscle Growth and Wasting, Keystone, CO. 2014

27. Fidler TP, Dale K, Rowley J, Oliveira K, Schubert S, Weyrich A, Abel ED. New Frontiers in the Discovery and Treatment of Thrombosis. Keystone Symposium- Muscle Growth and Wasting, Keystone, CO. 2014

28. Oliveira KJ, Pereira RO, Tsushima K, Monteiro GS, Pires KM, Abel ED. Opa-1 deficiency in skeletal muscle leads to age-dependent mitochondrial dysfunction and muscle atrophy in mice. Keystone Symposium- Muscle Growth and Wasting, Keystone, CO. 2014

29. Jaishy B, Kim, JH, Abel ED. Lipid-overload Inhibits Cardiac Autophagosome Turnover by Activating Protein kinase C (PKC)-NADPH oxidase 2 (NOX2) Pathway, University of Iowa, Department of Internal Medicine Research Days Poster Competition, Iowa City, IA. 2014

30. Souvenir R, Fidler TP, Dayal SA, Weyrich AS, Abel ED. Platelet Specific Deletion of OPA-1 Induces Platelet Dysfunction and Promotes Thrombosis. Midwest Platelet Conference, Chicago, IL. 2014

31. Zhang Y, Rutter J, Abel ED. Loss of Mitochondrial Pyruvate Carrier 1 in Cardiomyocytes Leads to Compensated Cardiac Hypertrophy in Non-stressed Hearts. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL. 2014

32. Riehle C, Weatherford ET, Abel ED. Insulin Signaling Preserves Contractile Function by Maintaining Sarcomeric Protein Expression in the Adult Heart. Keystone Symposium- Mitochondria, Metabolism & Heart Failure, Santa Fe, NM. 2015

33. Pereira RO, Zasadny F, Tadinada S, Soto J, Abel ED. OPA1 Deficiency in Skeletal Muscle Prevents Diet-Induced Obesity and Insulin Resistance. Keystone Symposium- Diabetes and Metabolic Dysfunction Santa Fe, NM. 2015

34. Pereira RO, Zasadny F, Tadinada S, Soto J, Abel ED. Muscle-Specific OPA1 Deficiency Prevents Diet-Induced Obesity and Insulin Resistance. 75th Scientific Sessions of American Diabetes Association, Boston, MA. 2015

35. Riehle C, Abel ED. Insulin Signaling Exacerbates Heart Failure Via An Irs1-Akt1 Signaling Module That Is Independent Of Irs2. Keystone Symposium-Mitochondria, Metabolism & Heart Failure, Santa Fe, NM. 2015

36. Souvenir R, Fidler TP, Dayal SA, Weyrich AS, Abel ED. Platelet specific deletion of OPA-1 reveals gender dimorphic effects on platelet dysfunction and thrombus formation in mice. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Scientific Sessions, San Francisco, CA. 2015

37. Pereira RO, Tadinada SM, Zasadny F, Olvera A, Jeffers J, Abel ED. Muscle-derived FGF-21 Prevents Diet-induced Obesity and Insulin Resistance in Mice Deficient for OPA1 in Skeletal Muscle. 76th Scientific Sessions of American Diabetes Association, New Orleans, LA. 2016

38. Zhang Y, Cox J, Rutter J, Abel ED. Mitochondrial Pyruvate Transport is Required for the Cardiac Adaptation to Pressure Overload. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA. 2016

39. Pereira RO, McGlauflin R, Potthoff MJ, Abel ED. OPA1 Deletion in Adipose Tissue Results in BAT Remodeling and Impaired Glucose Homeostasis. 77th Scientific Sessions of American Diabetes Association, San Diego, CA. 2017

40. Zhang Y, Taufalele P, Lin K, Cochran J, Cassier T, Gray L, Taylor E, Rutter J, Abel ED. Ketogenic Diet Rescues Cardiac Hypertrophy and Heart Failure Induced by Loss of the Mitochondrial Pyruvate Carrier 1. Keystone Symposium, Santa Fe, NM. 2017

41. Pereira RO, Olvera A, Marti A, Hewezi R, Bui Tran W, Potthoff MJ, Abel ED. Resistance to Diet-Induced Obesity in Mice Lacking OPA1 in Adipose Tissue Occurs Independently of Fat-Derived FGF21 and BAT Function. 78th Scientific Sessions of American Diabetes Association, Orlando, FL. 2018

42. Tadinada SM, Zimmerman K, Kutschke W, Davis M, Abel ED. High-fat Feeding Induces Cardiac Hypertrophy but does not Consistently Induce Cardiac Dysfunction in Mice. Keystone Symposium on Heart Failure, Keystone, CO. 2018

43. Correia ML, Pereira RO, Lira VA, Kronemberger A, Morales PE, Fuqua JD, Mcglauflin R, Dieter A, Cheng L, Allington B, Marti A, Olvera A, Abel ED. Skeletal Muscle DRP1 Deficiency Attenuates Weight Gain in Mice. Obesity Week Conference, Nashville, TN. 2018