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UWMDI investigator Vincenzo Cirulli receives Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) award

Vincenzo Cirulli, MD, PhD, has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to identify small molecules and/or drugs that can elicit human islet cell replication, hopefully contributing to strategies for regeneration in type 1 diabetes. Significant collaborators include UWMDI Investigator Laura Crisa, who will contribute her expertise in islet cell

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UWMDI senior fellow, Dr. Leticia Sewaybricker, lead author, and Dr. Ellen Schur, is senior author on article published in International Journal of Obesity.

Dr. Leticia Sewaybricker, senior fellow, is lead author and Dr. Ellen Schur, associate professor (General Internal Medicine) is senior author of: “Salience network connectivity is reduced by a meal and influenced by genetic background and hypothalamic gliosis” in the International Journal of Obesity. DoM co-author is Susan Melhorn. Read Article

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