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UWMDI Clinical Associate Director Irl Hirsch, MD, awarded the Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) Centennial award.

Dr. Irl Hirsch, MD, has been awarded the Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) Centennial award. This award was developed to honor the 100th anniversary of discovery of Insulin, given to an exemplary individual who has contributed to the advancement of innovative diabetes treatments. Dr. Hirsch is a Professor of Medicine and the Diabetes

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UWMDI Investigators Tomas Vaisar, PhD, Alan Chait, MD, & Chang Yeop Han, PhD, are co-authors in Science Translational Medicine

UWMDI Investigators Tomas Vaisar, PhD, Alan Chait, MD, & Chang Yeop Han, PhD, are published in Science Translational Medicine – a collaboration with AstraZeneca/Medimmune team. Blocking endothelial lipase with monoclonal antibody MEDI5884 durably increases high density lipoprotein in nonhuman primates and in a phase 1 trial

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UWMDI investigator Dr. Alan Chait, MD, is Lead Author and Dr. Laura den Hartigh, PhD, is senior author in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology

Dr. Alan Chait, professor emeritus, is lead author and Dr. Laura den Hartigh, research associate professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition) is senior author of “Sexually dimorphic relationships among Saa3 (Serum Amyloid A3), inflammation, and cholesterol metabolism modulate atherosclerosis in mice” in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. DOM co-authors are Kevin O’Brien, Katya Rubinow, Chongren Tang, Tomas Vaisar, and Sina

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