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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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Drs. Jennifer Rosenbaum and Ellen Schur published in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism

Dr. Jennifer Rosenbaum, acting instructor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition), is lead author and Dr. Ellen Schur, associate professor (General Internal Medicine) is senior author of “Effects of Multiple Cycles of Weight Loss and Regain on the Body-Weight Regulatory System in Rats” in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism. This article was chosen as an

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Steven Kahn, MB, ChB, receives 2019 Claude Bernard Medal and Lectureship

Dr. Steven Kahn, UWMDI Associate Director for VAPSHCS Relations and Professor of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2019 Claude Bernard Medal and Lecture from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). This award recognizes an individual’s innovative leadership and lifetime achievements in diabetes research and is the EASD’s highest award. Dr. Kahn

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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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UW Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Core Services Survey

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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