Leslie Leinwand, University of Colorado-Boulder Leslie Leinwand, Ph.D., is a professor in the Division of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder and chief scientific officer of the BioFrontiers Institute. Her research involves the genetic manipulation of cardiac and skeletal muscle mass advancement and function in mice, gene therapy, and cardiac genetic disease. She’ll deliver her plenary lecture, Adaptations of the Center: Traditional and nontraditional Research Approaches, on Friday .. APS conference to explore potential mechanisms behind health benefits of exercise The consequences of physical inactivity are, literally, hazardous to your wellbeing. Although the detrimental ramifications of being inactive are generally thought to be associated with childhood weight problems and Type 2 diabetes, they have a substantial impact on other illnesses.Thursday But on, he and other experts speaking at the American Psychological Association’s annual conference in Toronto offered proof in support of time-outs – – and a variety of other parenting tactics. Research presented in meetings should be seen as preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal. The gist of all the studies is that while whining and pouting could be managed with little fuss – – or simply ignored – – more serious behavior issues, such as for example aggression towards other hitting and kids, should have consequences.