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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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UWMDI Investigators Tomas Vaisar, PhD, Santica Marcovina, PhD, Noemie Clouet-Foraison, and Andy Hoofnagle, MD, PhD, are co-authors in Clinical Chemistry

UWMDI Investigator Tomas Vaisar, PhD, is senior author, Santica Marcovina, PhD and Noemie Clouet-Foraison are first co-authors, and Andy Hoofnagle, MD, PhD, is co-author for “Development of an LC-MS/MS Proposed Candidate Reference Method for the Standardization of Analytical Methods to Measure Lipoprotein(a) published in Clinical Chemistry.   Read Article Here

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UWMDI Researchers Chelsea Faber, Jennifer Deem, Michael Schwartz, Jarrad Scarlett & Gregory Morton published in eLife.

UWMDI postdoctoral fellow, Chelsea Faber, PhD, is first author on a manuscript entitled “Leptin receptor neurons in the dorsomedial hypothalamus regulate diurnal patterns of feeding, locomotion, and metabolism” that also includes UWMDI co-authors Jennifer Deem, PhD, Jarrad Scarlett, MD, PhD, Michael Schwartz, MD and senior author, Gregory Morton, PhD.  An improved understanding of the neurocircuits

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UWMDI Acting Assistant Professor of Medicine, Jennifer Deem, PhD awarded NIH Research Scientist Development Award (K01)

Dr. Jennifer Deem has been awarded a NIDDK-Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) for her project entitled “Neurocircuits linking thermoregulation and feeding”. This 5-year project seeks to understand the neurocircuitry linking thermoregulation to energy homeostasis and may identify novel targets for obesity treatment.

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