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ADA 2017

Updates from the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions

Drs. McGill, Hughes, and Carol Recklein attended the T1D Exchange clinical trials meeting, with Davida Kruger, recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award. Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and biomedical engineering with the Division of Endocri...
Medical Campus

Employees receive length of service awards

Congratulations to the employees from our division who are being recognized for their length of service. The Length of Service Ceremonies for the Medical School will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017, at the Eric P Newman Education Center (EPNEC). The following employees will be celebr...
Jing Hughes, MD, PhD

Dr. Hughes awarded a research grant from the Endocrine Fellows Foundation

Jing Hughes, MD, PhD was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Endocrine Fellows Foundation for her research project Glucagon regulation by a novel brown adipose factor. Dr. Hughes has extensive research experience as a beta cell biologist. While at Yale, she pioneered a high-thro...
Anne Carol Goldberg, MD, FACP, FNLA

Dr. Goldberg receives award from the Foundation of the National Lipid Association

Anne Carol Goldberg, MD, FACP, FNLA, who is a Professor of Medicine with the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research was recently awarded the 2017 Clinician/Educator Award from the Foundation of the National Lipid Association. She was unanimously selected from a multi...
Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD

Manufacturing Insulin-Producing β Cells from Diabetic Patients for Cellular Therapy

Jeffrey Millman, Ph.D., authored a review article published this month in the American Diabetes Association (ADA) journal Diabetes entitled “Autologous Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived β-Like Cells for Diabetes Cellular Therapy”. This article discusses the state-of-the-art in stem cell t...
Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD

Millman receives career development award from JDRF

Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology Metabolism & Lipid Research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a 2017 Career Development Award from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Mi...
Carol Recklein, RN

Carol Recklein, RN awarded St. Louis Magazine’s Excellence in Nursing Award 2017

Recognizing the unsung heroes of healthcare Carol Recklein, RN, a diabetes nurse with the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, was awarded the prestigious St. Louis Magazine’s Excellence in Nursing Award 2017 in the area of Research. Carol was honored at the awar...
Pfizer WashU Collaboration

New collaboration with Pfizer aimed at speeding drug discovery

Washington University in St. Louis is collaborating with the biopharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. on research aimed at speeding the development of new drugs. The university is the first academic institution in the Midwest to join Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation’s (CTI) co...
Cynthia Herrick, MD

Dr. Herrick discusses new guidelines for diabetes management

Dr. Cynthia Herrick visited with Fox2 news to discuss the new CDC guidelines for improving blood sugar management. Managing diabetes involves important daily habits, which include: Maintain a proper diet and exercise Manage your weight Manage your blood pressure Reduce your blood suga...
Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, M.D. Elected Into The ASCI

Dr. Bernal-Mizrachi elected as member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society

Dr. Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi was elected by the Washington University School of Medicine chapter as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society. Elected members must show excellence in scholarship, high professionalism, leadership, and gifted teaching. Alpha Omega Alpha, founded in 19...