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Dr. Laura Crisa has received prestigious awards from the John H. Tietze Foundation Trust

Drs. Laura Crisa, associate professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition) and Farid Moussavi-Harami, assistant professor (Cardiology) have received prestigious awards from the John H. Tietze Foundation Trust that will help fuel promising research underway in their labs.   With the John H. Tietze Stem Cell Scientist Award, the Crisa Lab will use tissue-chip technology to investigate

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UWMDI SLU RTC Trainee of the Year

The results of the vote for the UWMDI SLU Trainee of the Year are in! In selecting the trainee, you were asked to consider the quality of presentations (organization, clarity, knowledge of relevant literature), ability to field questions, progress/growth as a scientist, and participation in discussions of other trainees’ presentations. Based on these criteria, Ana Valencia was selected

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Positions Available

The laboratory of Michael Schwartz, Gregory Morton and Jarrad Scarlett in the Department of Medicine, at the University of Washington is looking for a highly, motivated postdoctoral research fellow to join the laboratory to participate in research on obesity and diabetes. The laboratory focuses on the role of the brain in the regulation energy homeostasis

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Harnessing Grateful Patient Philanthropy to Improve Diabetes Care

The UW Medicine Diabetes Institute – a first-of-its-kind diabetes care and research hub in the Pacific Northwest – is home to many life-transforming programs for diabetes patients, including a main clinic, a Latinx clinic to help address health disparities, a mental health program, a program that assists young adults in managing their disease and a

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Call for Applications: Pilot and Feasibility Research Awards

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: PILOT AND FEASIBILITY RESEARCH AWARDS The University of Washington Medicine Diabetes Institute (UWMDI), Diabetes Research Center (DRC), and Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (NORC) are jointly soliciting applications for Pilot and Feasibility Research Awards. Proposals may include basic, clinical, translational, or population-based studies with a focus on nutrition, metabolism, diabetes, and/or obesity.

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UWMDI Investigator Karin Bornfeldt, PhD, awarded the George Lyman Duff Memorial Lectureship at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions

Karin Bornfeldt, Edwin L. Bierman Professor of Medicine, was awarded the George Lyman Duff Memorial Lectureship at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions. The lectureship was established in 1956 by the Society for the Study of Arteriosclerosis in memory of Dr. Duff, a founding member and past president of the society. Past award recipients from

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