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UWMDI Investigator Vincenzo Cirulli, MD, PhD, named new Director of the Diabetes Research Connection

UWMDI Investigator Vincenzo Cirulli, MD, PhD, named new Director of the Diabetes Research Connection, a non-profit foundation that is dedicated to fund junior investigators dedicating their career to research on type 1 diabetes (DRC:  https://diabetesresearchconnection.org/about-us/). Since its inception in 2012, the DRC has had a tremendous impact in catalyzing the career growth of numerous young

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UWMDI Co-Director Michael Schwartz, MD, is co-author of an article which has been selected for a new feature in Nature Communications.

UWMDI Co-Director Michael Schwartz, MD, is co-author of “Transcriptomic Analysis Links the Response of Diverse Hypothalamic Cell Types to Sustained Diabetes Remission Induced by Fibroblast Growth Factor 1,” which has been selected for a new feature called “From brain to behavior” in Nature Communications.

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UWMDI Acting Instructor of Medicine, Jennifer Deem, PhD, is a first author on a manuscript published in the journal Elife

UWMDI Acting Instructor of Medicine, Jennifer Deem, PhD, is a first author on a manuscript entitled “Cold-induced hyperphagia requires AgRP-neuron activation in mice” in the journal Elife that also includes UWMDI co-authors Chelsea Faber, PhD, Jarrad Scarlett, MD, PhD, Michael Schwartz, MD and senior author, Gregory Morton, PhD. Using state-of-the-art neuroscience approaches, this work establishes

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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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