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Diabetes Stem Cell Program Launched by The Diabetes & Obesity Center of Excellence and The Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

The Diabetes & Obesity Center of Excellence (DOCE), in partnership with the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM), is actively moving ahead to create the Diabetes Stem Cell Program (DSCP) at UW Medicine Research at South Lake Union. The DSCP is the interface between the DOCE and ISCRM.

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Michael Schwartz MD awarded an NIH Instrumentation Grant

Diabetes & Obesity Center of Excellence Director and Researcher, Michael Schwartz MD, was awarded a one year NIH Instrumentation Grant under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) program. This award will provide Dr. Schwartz’s group with state-of-the-art equipment to perform energy balance and metabolic phenotyping of rodent models relevant to nutrition, obesity, diabetes and related disorders.

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David Cummings MD and Karen Foster-Schubert MD receive prestigious Endocrine Society Pfizer International Award

Karen Foster-Schubert and David E. Cummings, both from the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, have received the Endocrine Society’s annual Pfizer International Award for Excellence in Published Clinical Research, recognizing the four best clinical research papers published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism each year.

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Michael Schwartz MD featured in New Scientist Magazine

On Wednesday November 26, 2008, Dr. Michael Schwartz was featured in the New Scientist Magazine article “Anti Fat Pill Could Help Keep The Weight Off.” To view the complete article, click here: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn16148-antifat-pill-could-help-keep-the-weight-off.html

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