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UWMDI investigators Cirulli and Crisa published in iScience.

Research from Drs Cirulli and Crisa Labs published in the journal iScience demonstrates that the Gap Junction protein Connexin 43 functions as a positive regulator of stem cell differentiation into definitive endoderm and pancreatic progenitors. The study, conducted in collaboration with Dr. Paul Lampe at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, lays the groundwork for

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Drs. Michael Schwartz and Ellen Schur, is currently putting a renewal application and is requesting your assistance in ascertaining the true extent of the research base at UW

UW Nutrition and Obesity Research Center services The UW Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (NORC) facilitates nutrition and obesity-related research in the UW community. The team, led by Drs. Michael Schwartz and Ellen Schur, is currently putting a renewal application and is requesting your assistance in ascertaining the true extent of the research base at

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UWMDI investigator Dr. Ellen Schur, has received a K24 from NHLBI

Dr. Ellen Schur, associate professor (General Internal Medicine) has received a K24 from NHLBI for $592,000 over five years for her project, “Fostering patient-oriented research in cardiometabolic disease pathogenesis and prevention.” The grant will provide advanced training for researchers to study heart disease

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UWMDI Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Farah Khan, has received an award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s EnVision CF

Dr. Farah Khan, clinical assistant professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition) has received an award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s EnVision CF: Emerging Leaders in CF Endocrinology II Program for her project: “Streamlining Entry to Diabetes Care for Cystic Fibrosis Patients.” This clinical grant is a collaboration between the Divisions of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition and

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UWMDI researchers published in Journal of Clinical Investigation

Dr. Jenny Kanter, research assistant professor, is lead author and Dr. Karin Bornfelt, professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition) is senior author of: “Increased apolipoprotein C3 drives cardiovascular risk in type 1 diabetes” in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Co-authors are Baohai Shao, Farah Kramer, Shelly Barnhart, Masami Shimizu-Albergine, Tomas Vaisar, Daniel Mar, Karol Bomsztyk and

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