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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...
Kevin Bauerle, MD, PhD

Kevin Bauerle, MD, PhD awarded the 2016 Endocrine Scholars Award

Congratulations to Kevin Bauerle, MD, PhD on his selection by the Endocrine Society to receive the prestigious 2016 Endocrine Scholars Award supported by Lilly USA, LLC. The award assists future endocrinologists in conducting endocrine research focusing on bone disorders and diabetes ...
Clay F Semenkovich, MD

Insulin Resistance and a Long, Strange Trip

An editorial, Insulin Resistance and a Long, Strange Trip, by Dr. Semenkovich was recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Related news: IRIS: Pioglitazone lowers risk for CV events after ischemic stroke, TIA Clay F. Semenkovich, MD is a professor of cell biology and...
Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD

Encapsulated human islet cells transplanted in mice holds off the immune attack and cures diabetes for six months

Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD co-authored Long-term glycemic control using polymer-encapsulated human stem cell–derived beta cells in immune-competent mice published online in Nature Medicine. This new research demonstrates that by encapsulating stem cell-derived pancreatic cells in new bio...
Philip E. Cryer, M.D.

Philip E. Cryer, MD featured in Diabetes Care

Philip E. Cryer, MD is featured in the December 15 issue of Diabetes Care for his influential contributions to the understanding of hypoglycemia and glucose counterregulation, as well as his discovery of the syndrome of hypoglycemia-associated autonomic failure. Dr. Cryer is a transla...
Andrew Fyfe Stewart, MD

Andrew Fyfe Stewart, MD speaking at Diabetes Day Symposium

Andrew Fyfe Stewart, MD, a renowned expert in endocrinology and diabetes research will be speaking at the Diabetes Day Symposium on Thursday, November 5. His lecture titled, Advances and obstacles to human beta cell replication for diabetes will be held in Moore Auditorium from 3:00 –...
Anne Carol Goldberg, MD in Salzburg

Anne Carol Goldberg, M.D. Shares Her Expertise in Austria

Dr. Goldberg recently presented lectures for The Seminar in Lipid Metabolism and Cardiovascular Risk which was held in Salzburg, Austria and sponsored by the American Austrian Foundation (AAF.) Dr. Goldberg’s lectures were titled: “LDL and CVD: Epidemiology and Clinical Trials” ...