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Joumana Chaiban, MD

Dr. Chaiban’s article published in the Journal of Graduate Medical Education

Joumana Chaiban, MD joined the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research at Washington University in July 2015. After completing an Endocrinology Fellowship at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Chaiban joined Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center where she was the...
Julie Silverstein, MD

Washington University Pituitary Center

The Washington University Pituitary Center under the direction of neurosurgeon Albert H. Kim, M.D., Ph.D., and endocrinologist Julie Silverstein, M.D. provides multidisciplinary and comprehensive evaluation and treatment for a variety of pituitary disorders and conditions. Some of the conditions and...
Philip E. Cryer, M.D.

Inaugural Philip E. Cryer, MD Lecture | September 3

Dr. Gordon C. Weir, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chair at the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation at Joslin will be giving a lecture titled, The Challenge of Beta Cell Replacement Therapy: From its Beginnings in St. Louis for the inaugural Philip E. Cryer, MD Lecture on ...
Charles Harris, MD, PhD

Dr. Harris co-editor of new book on glucocorticoid signaling

Faculty member, Charles Harris, MD, PhD is co-editor of a new textbook published by Springer, titled Glucocorticoid Signaling: From Molecules to Mice to Men. The timely volume provides a comprehensive overview of glucocorticoids and their role in regulating many aspects of physiology and their use i...
Wolfram Night at Busch Stadium 2015

Wolfram Night at Busch Stadium August 17

The Snow Foundation cordially invites you to Wolfram Night At Busch Stadium on Monday, August 17th. The Snow Foundation supports research being conducted at Washington University School of Medicine by Dr. Fumihiko Urano and his research team. Dr. Urano’s research team is on the verge of develo...
Best Doctors 2015

Best Doctors in America® List 2015

Congratulations to our physicians for being named to the 2015 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 nation’s most respec...
NIDDK Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes

NIDDK Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes

The Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research extends a warm welcome to our 2015 NIDDK medical students that have joined us for the summer: Erica Blustein, Ismail Gregory, Peter Hung, Raghav Julakanti, Allyson Renth, and Emily Siebert. The Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes ...
Dying beta cells

Potential treatment target identified for Wolfram syndrome

Cell death can trigger numerous diseases, including a rare and severe form of diabetes known as Wolfram syndrome. The cascade of cell death occurs when molecules spill from one part of a cell into another where they don’t belong. Now, scientists working to find treatments for Wolfram syndrome have i...
Sitagliptin May Reduce heart Attack Risk in HIV

Diabetes drug may reduce heart attack risk in HIV patients

In patients with HIV, a diabetes drug may have benefits beyond lowering blood sugar. A new study from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests the drug may prevent cardiovascular problems because it works to reduce inflammation linked to heart disease and stroke ...
Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD and Amy Riek, MD

Vitamin D prevents diabetes and clogged arteries in mice

New research in mice suggests vitamin D plays a major role in preventing the inflammation that leads to type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis. Further, the way key immune cells behave without adequate vitamin D may provide scientists with new therapeutic targets for patients with those disorders. The ...