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Dr. Goldberg Distinguished Clinician Award 2013

Anne Carol Goldberg, M.D. receives Distinguished Clinician Award

Anne Carol Goldberg, M.D., associate professor of medicine, holds a plaque designating her a distinguished clinician at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Standing to the left is Larry J. Shapiro, M.D., executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medic...
Shawn Walker: November Star Performer Award

Shawn Walker: November Star Performer Award

Shawn Walker was presented with the November Star Performer Award on December 17. Shawn has worked for WUSM for 10 years. She has been a scheduler in the Diabetes Center for 2 years. Shawn is a true patient advocate....

Vitamin D prevents clogged arteries in diabetics

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that low vitamin D levels are to blame. In a study published Nov. 9 in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the researchers report that blood vessels are less likely to clog in people with diabetes who get adequate vitamin D. But in pati...
Garry Tobin, MD and patient

Garry S. Tobin, M.D. Recipient of 2012 Neville Grant Award

Garry S. Tobin, M.D. was named the recipient of the 2012 Neville Grant Award for Clinical Excellence at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Tobin serves as the director of the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Diabetes Center. The annual award recognizes a member of the Barnes-Jewish medical staff who exe...

Article featuring Fumihiko Urano, M.D., Ph.D. on Wolfram Syndrome

The rare disorder Wolfram syndrome is caused by mutations in a single gene, but its effects on the body are far reaching. The disease leads to diabetes, hearing and vision loss, nerve cell damage that causes motor difficulties, and early death. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Med...

Treatment target for diabetes, Wolfram syndrome. Article featuring Fumihiko Urano, M.D., Ph.D.

Inflammation and cell stress play important roles in the death of insulin-secreting cells and are major factors in diabetes. Cell stress also plays a role in Wolfram syndrome, a rare, genetic disorder that afflicts children with many symptoms, including juvenile-onset diabetes. Now a molecule has be...

Article Featuring Irfan J. Lodhi, Ph.D. and Clay F. Semenkovich, M.D. on Treating Diabetes and Obesity

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a potential target for treating diabetes and obesity. Studying mice, they found that when the target protein was disabled, the animals became more sensitive to insulin and were less likely to get fat even when they ...
Alan Permutt, MD in his lab

Alan Permutt Career Development Award

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has established the Alan Permutt Career Development Award in honor of the late M. Alan Permutt, M.D.  The foundation’s Career Development Awards provide promising scientists with five years of support to nurture careers and research independence. The full ar...

Alan Permutt, M.D. renowned diabetes researcher dies on June 10, 2012

M. Alan Permutt, MD, professor of medicine and of cell biology and physiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died of bladder cancer Sunday, June 10, 2012, in St. Louis. He was 72. A faculty member since 1970 and one of the world’s leading diabetes researchers, Permutt demo...
Clare Blackburn, RN, RVT, CDE

Clare Blackburn, RN, RVT, CDE awarded St. Louis Magazine’s 2012 Excellence in Nursing for Research

Congratulations to Clare Blackburn, RN, RVT, CDE, who was awarded St. Louis Magazine’s 2012 Excellence in Nursing for Research. The on-line video appearing at www.stlmag.com is available here. The article appearing at www.stlmag.com can be accessed here. After three decades of educating people...