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UWMDI Investigators, Drs. Jay Heinecke and Karin Bornfeldt receive award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for their MPI R01 project

Dr. Jay Heinecke, Professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition), and Dr. Karin Bornfeldt, Professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition), Adjunct Professor (Pathology), were awarded a $688,354 grant from the National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute for their MPI R01 project “Structural basis for cardioprotective HDL.” Co-investigators are Dr. Baohai Shao, Research Associate Professor, Dr. Jenny Kanter, Research

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UWMDI clinician Irl Hirsch, MD has received $647,132 from from the Helmsley Charitable Trust for the DEfining, Reviewing, and Monitoring skIn pathologieS (DERMIS) study in type 1 diabetes.

Dr. Irl Hirsch, professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition) has received $647,132 from the Helmsley Charitable Trust for the DEfining, Reviewing, and Monitoring skIn pathologieS (DERMIS) study in type 1 diabetes. Researchers will be assessing skin pathology after many years of insulin pump therapy, which has become of higher importance now in the era of automated

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UWMDI investigators Cirulli and Crisa featured on the cover of iScience

Work from the Cirulli and Crisa Labs featured on the cover of iScience. Their research uncovered a previously unknown function of the Gap Junction protein Connexin 43 as a positive regulator of stem cell differentiation into definitive endoderm and pancreatic progenitors. The image featured in the cover of iScience shows a microphotograph from a section

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