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Scientists find way to convert bad body fat into good fat

There’s good fat and bad fat in our bodies. The good fat helps burn calories, while the bad fat hoards calories, contributing to weight gain and obesity. Now, new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has identified a way to convert bad, white fat into good, brown fat, at...
Philip E. Cryer, M.D.

3rd Annual Phillip E. Cryer, MD Lecture | October 5, 2017

3rd Annual Philip E. Cryer, MD Lecture | October 5, 2017 Flyer (pdf)...
Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD

$46 million supports research likely to result in new therapies, improve health care

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a $46 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support research aimed at translating scientific and clinical discoveries into new diagnostics and therapeutics, and to more rapidly apply research findings to impro...
Fumi Urano, MD, PhD

Dr. Urano receives Medscape’s Readers’ Picks: Rising Stars of Healthcare Research

Congratulations to our doctor, Fumi Urano, MD, PhD for receiving Medscape’s Readers’ Picks: Rising Stars of Healthcare Research. Dr. Urano is the director of the Wolfram Syndrome International Registry and Clinical Study at Washington University. Wolfram syndrome is a rare genetic diseas...
Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD

Millman receives AIChE 35 Under 35 Award

Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and biomedical engineering was awarded the AICHe 35 Under 35 award from AIChE. AIChE is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 50,000 members from over 100 countries. The award was created...
Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD

Millman Lab receives first NIH R01 award

Jeffrey Millman’s lab has received its first NIH R01 funding for a project entitled “Studying the Role of the Microenvironment on Differentiation and Maturation of Beta Cells”. Millman said, “We hope that by studying the local microenvironment of our stem cell-derived β cells, particular...
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 Endocrinology, Metabol...
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 celebrated: Jisu Oh (...
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-throughput imaging ...
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 multidisciplinary gr...