DOCE Director Michael Schwartz, MD, Published in Nature

Dr. Michael Schwartz is first author of a review in Nature, titled “Cooperation between brain and islet in glucose homeostasis and diabetes.” The paper introduces a conceptual advance in our understanding of how blood sugar is controlled and how diabetes occurs, based on new information about the role of the brain and its interaction with pancreatic islets in this control process. DOCE researcher Dr. Gregory Morton,PhD, is co-author on the publication. Dr. Schwartz is the Director of the Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence and RH Williams Professor of Medicine in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition.  Read more in UW Today