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Dr. Fumihiko Urano with Raquel Gebel

Dr. Urano and the Snow Foundation Featured in the Ladue News

The Jack and J.T. Snow Foundation continues to contribute funding to Dr. Fumihiko Urano’s research into Wolfram Syndrome. Dr. Urano’s research is now ready for clinical trials, and the Snow Foundation has a goal of raising about $5 to 7 million for the clinical trial process. Urano’s ...
Fumi Urano, MD, PhD on ABC news

Fumi Urano, M.D. Ph.D. on the Race for a Cure

Fumi Urano, M.D., Ph.D. and Stephanie Snow Grebel speak with ABC news on the Allman Report about the challenges of funding and finding the cure for Wolfram syndrome. Stephanie’s daughter, Raquel lives with Wolfram syndrome. Also, Dr. Francis Collins of the National Institutes of Healt...
Clay F.Semenkovich, MD (left) and Irfan Lodhi, PhD

Targeting fatty acids may be treatment strategy for arthritis, leukemia

Enzymes linked to diabetes and obesity appear to play key roles in arthritis and leukemia, potentially opening up new avenues for treating these diverse diseases. Researchers discovered that the same enzymes involved in turning carbohydrates into the building blocks of fats also influ...
Jeffrey R. Millman, Ph.D.

Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD To Speak at MOD Seminar January 22

On January 22, 2015, Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD will be giving a lecture titled: Generation of Functional Pancreatic β Cells from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells In Vitro during the Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes seminar series. The seminar will be held in the 728 SouthWest Tower conferen...
Research Student

Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity 2015

Diabetes Research Centers Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity 2015 WHAT: Conduct laboratory-based, clinical, or translational research under the direction of an establishedscientist in the area of diabetes or obesity. Prior research experience is not required. WHE...
Welcome 2015 Fellows

Welcome to Our New 2015 Fellows

We are pleased to welcome our outstanding new fellows who will join us in July 2015....
Karin Bornfeldt, Ph.D.

Karin Bornfeldt, PhD Speaking at Diabetes Day Symposium

On November 13, 2014, Karin Bornfeldt, PhD will be giving a lecture for the Diabetes Day Symposium titled:  Diabetes and Atherosclerosis – Insights Gained From Mouse Models. Bornfeldt’s lecture will be held in Cori Auditorium from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m..  Dr. Bornfeldt, Pr...
John Turk, MD, PhD, Mark S. Wrighton and Larry Shapiro, MD

John Turk, MD, PhD Named Wolff Professor of Endocrinology

John Turk, MD, PhD is the new Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Endocrinology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The installation ceremony was held at the Eric P. Newman Center on Thursday, September 4, 2014. The appointment was announced by Chancellor Mar...
Best Doctors List 2014

Best Doctors in America® List 2014

Congratulations to our physicians for being named to the 2014 Best Doctors in America® list. The national list compiled by Best Doctors, Inc. is derived from an extensive, peer-reviewed survey of more than 53,000 medical doctors. The Best Doctors in America® List consists of the natio...
Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD and Helen Randall

Study on Vitamin D and Cardiovascular Problems in African Americans

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are evaluating whether vitamin D can slow the development of cardiovascular problems in African Americans with diabetes. They are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease than Caucasians with diabetes. The rese...