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Latest news and events from DOCE

The Diabetes Research Center (DRC) is soliciting applications for the Pilot and Feasibility, McAbee Fellowship and Stroum Graduate Fellowship Awards.

Letters of Intent are due by January 5, 2015 and the deadline for applications is February 23, 2015.

DOCE Director Michael Schwartz, MD, recognized in European Journal of Clinical Investigation

Dr. Michael Schwartz has been listed as one of the most highly influential biomedical researchers in the paper entitled “A list of highly influential biomedical researchers, 1996-2011″

DOCE researcher Christiane Hampe, PhD, published in Diabetic Medicine

Dr. Christiane Hampe is co-author on the article “Antibodies to islet cell autoantigens, rotaviruses and/or enteroviruses in cord blood and healthy mothers in relation to the 2010–2011 winter viral seasons in Israel: a pilot study” published in Diabetic Medicine.

DOCE Director Michael Schwartz, MD, Featured in ASCI Interview

Dr. Michael Schwartz is featured in an interview by the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), published on September 10, 2014.

DOCE Researcher Joshua Thaler, MD, PhD, Receives ADA Pathway Award

Dr. Joshua Thaler is one of 5 recipients awarded a Pathway to Stop Diabetes Accelerator Award from the American Diabetes Association. This 5-year, $1.625 million grant entitled ” Modulating glial-neuronal interactions to treat obesity and diabetes” explores the possibility that glial cells (the brain’s damage response cells) in the hypothalamus area of the brain play an important part in the process of becoming obese and developing diabetes.

DOCE Director Michael Schwartz, MD, Receives NIH R01

Dr. Michael Schwartz has been awarded a 4-year NIH R01 for his project ” Novel Brain Mechanisms Controlling Glucose Homeostasis”. This project is based upon recently published evidence from the Schwartz Laboratory that the brain can rapidly, potently and selectively increase insulin-independent glucose lowering.

DOCE researchers published in Cell Reports

DOCE Associate Director Karin Bornfeldt, PhD is senior author of an article published in the April issue of Cell Reports (Cell Press).

DOCE Director Dr. Michael Schwartz Awarded 2014 Hammond Memorial Lecture

DOCE Director Michael Schwartz, MD, has been selected to give the 7th Annual Levi J. Hammond Distinguished Memorial Lecture. This annual lecture was held at the University of Pennsylvania on May  13, 2014.…