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Irfan Lodhi, PhD

Lodhi Receives Roger Davis Investigator Award for Transitional Faculty at Kern Lipid Conference

Irfan Lodhi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, received the Roger Davis Investigator Award for Transitional Faculty at this year’s Kern Lipid Conference. On August 9, he presented a lecture titled, Regulation of adipose tissue browning at the conference in Vail, Colorado. Th...
Rithwick Rajagopal, MD and Clay F. Semekovich, MD

Rajagopal awarded Young Physician-Scientist honor

Rithwick Rajagopal, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a Young Physician-Scientist Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation. Rajagopal, working with Clay F. Semen...
Clay F Semenkovich, MD

Clay F. Semenkovich, MD Receives the American Diabetes Association’s 2016 Edwin Bierman Award

Congratulations to Clay F. Semenkovich, MD who was named the 2016 recipient of the Edwin Bierman Award by the American Diabetes Association. This lecture is awarded in honor of the memory of Edwin L. Bierman, MD. Dr. Bierman was an exemplary scientist, mentor and leader in the field o...
Joseph Williamson, MD

Joseph R. Williamson, MD former Professor of Pathology

Joseph R. Williamson, MD, a distinguished diabetes researcher and former professor of pathology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died June 9, 2016, in St. Louis after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 84. Williamson’s extensive body of research gr...
Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD

Stem cells from diabetic patients coaxed to become insulin-secreting cells

Signaling a potential new approach to treating diabetes, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Harvard University have produced insulin-secreting cells from stem cells derived from patients with type 1 diabetes. People with this form of diabetes can’...
Marvin E. Levin, MD

Dr. Marvin E. Levin August 11, 1924 – April 30, 2016

Dr. Marvin E. Levin, one of our dear colleagues, passed away on Saturday, April 30th, 2016. Dr. Levin was born in Terra Haute, Indiana on August 11, 1924. Marvin received his BA in 1947 and his MD in 1951, both from Washington University. He received his formal training at Barnes Hosp...
New Orleans

National Lipid Association annual Scientific Sessions in New Orleans May 19-22, 2016

The National Lipid Association annual Scientific Sessions is being held in New Orleans, LA from May 19-22, 2016.  Dr. Anne Goldberg has been invited to present at this meeting. The theme of the meeting this year is Complex Science in the Big Easy. Attendees can receive up to 18 hours ...
Anne C. Goldberg, MD

Knowing the Prevalence of Familial Hypercholesterolemia Matters

An editorial, Knowing the Prevalence of Familial Hypercholesterolemia Matters, co-authored by Dr. Goldberg was recently published in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association. Anne C. Goldberg, MD, FACP has over 500 active private patients with a wide variety of lipid d...
Rithwick Rajagopal, MD and Clay F. Semekovich, MD

Nerve injury appears to be root of diabetes-related vision loss

Diabetes-related vision loss most often is blamed on blood vessel damage in and around the retina, but new research indicates that much of that vision loss may result from nerve cell injury that occurs long before any blood vessels are damaged. The finding — from scientists at Washing...
Kern Lipid Conference 2016

Kern Lipid Conference 2016 Call for Abstracts

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS “Targets/Therapies for Diabetes, Atherosclerosis and NASH: A Dialogue between Academia and Industry on Innovation” Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, Colorado USA August 8-10, 2016 The Kern Lipid Conference invites all Early Career Investigators to submit ab...