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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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NEW to SLU: LatinX Diabetes Clinic at the UW Medicine Diabetes Institute Clinic

The LatinX community is the largest and fastest growing minority group in the state of Washington and the country. LatinX individuals are disproportionately affected by diabetes. Diabetes affects the LatinX community at a younger age, and LatinX patients are more likely to die from complications of diabetes than white patients. The increased morbidity and mortality

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