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UWMDI Investigator Vincenzo Cirulli, MD, PhD, Published in Developmental Cell

UWMDI Investigator Dr. Vincenzo Cirulli, MD, PhD, coauthors new study published in Developmental Cell identifying the myelin regulatory factor (MYRF) as an important ER membrane-associated transcription factor that promotes the maintenance of homeostasis, proliferation, and survival of well-differentiated and highly secretory pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas (PDACs). The study, conducted in collaboration with the research teams of

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UWMDI Investigator Vincenzo Cirulli, MD, PhD, Elected to the Board of Directors of the Diabetes Research Connection

UWMDI Investigator Dr. Vincenzo Cirulli, MD, PhD, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Diabetes Research Connection (https://diabetesresearchconnection.org/), a non-profit organization devoted to support early-career scientists to perform innovative research designed to prevent and cure Type 1 diabetes. Over the past three years, the Diabetes Research Connection has funded more than 30 young scientists

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NEW to SLU: LatinX Diabetes Clinic at the UW Medicine Diabetes Institute Clinic

The LatinX community is the largest and fastest growing minority group in the state of Washington and the country. LatinX individuals are disproportionately affected by diabetes. Diabetes affects the LatinX community at a younger age, and LatinX patients are more likely to die from complications of diabetes than white patients. The increased morbidity and mortality

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UWMDI Researcher Gregory Morton, PhD, receives NIH R01 award

Dr. Gregory Morton has been awarded an NIH R01 for his project entitled “Thermoregulatory circuits that regulate feeding”. This 4-year award, totaling $2,097,213, seeks to advance the understanding of the neurocircuitry linking thermoregulation to Agrp neurons and feeding and may identify novel strategies for the treatment of obesity by blunting the associated hyperphagic response. Co-investigators

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