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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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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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