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Latest news and events from DOCE

NHLBI Renews Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Program Project (PI: Karin Bornfeldt, DOCE Associate Director)

The focus of the program project is to investigate whether diabetes causes high-density lipoprotein to lose its cardioprotective effects and whether this contributes to the increased cardiovascular disease risk associated with diabetes.

DOCE Researcher Ian Sweet, PhD, and Colleague Receive ADA Innovation Award

Drs. Wang Wang and Ian Sweet have been awarded an American Diabetes Association Innovative Award for their project entitled ‘Source and sites of action of hydrogen peroxide in mitochondria and cytosol of pancreatic islets’.

DOCE Researcher Ian Sweet, PhD, Receives NIH STTR Award

Dr. Ian Sweet has been awarded an NIH Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) award for his project entitled ‘Continuous measurement of cell growth as an optimal tool in drug toxicity testing’.

DOCE Director Michael Schwartz, MD, Featured in UW Medicine Magazine

The article, entitled “Diabetes & Obesity via the Brain” focuses on the Schwartz Laboratory’s use of optogentics to understand the neurocircuitry activated in diabetes with the goal to develop new opportunities to treat or prevent the disease

DOCE Researcher Christiane Hampe, PhD, Receives T1D Exchange Biobank Pilot Award

Dr. Christiane Hampe has received a one year pilot research award through the T1D Exchange Biobank Operations Center at the Benaroya Research Institute (BRI)

DOCE Researcher Christiane Hampe, PhD, Receives National Ataxia Foundation Award

Dr. Christiane Hampe has received an award from the National Ataxia Foundation for her project entitled Glutamate Decarboxylase in Cerebellar Ataxia.

DOCE Director Michael Schwartz, MD, Cross-published in Endocrine Society Journals

Dr. Michael Schwartz is author of a recent editorial entitled Can the History of Modern Endocrinology Shape the Future of Obesity?