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Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, M.D. Elected Into The ASCI

Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD Elected Into The ASCI on April 26, 2013

On April 26, 2013, Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, M.D. was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation for his outstanding scholarly achievement in biomedical research. The ASCI elects up to 80 new members each year for their significant research accomplishments from several hundred nominati...
Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD

Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD Named Schechter Professor of Medicine

Renowned diabetes researcher Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD, is the new Samuel E. Schechter Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Urano’s research involves locating biomarkers that may lead to more effective treatments, or even a cure, for juvenile-onset diabetes, ...
Congratulations to Our Physicians - Best Doctors 2013

Congratulations to Our Physicians

Congratulations to our physicians for being named to the 2013 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. Only 5% of the doctors in America are actually selected for this prest...

Leading diabetes researcher, William H. Daughaday, M.D. died Friday, May 3, 2013

William H. Daughaday, M.D., a leading diabetes researcher, world authority on growth hormone and former director of the metabolism division at the School of Medicine, died Friday, May 3, 2013, after a long illness, in Milwaukee. He was 95. The on-line article appearing at Washington University’...
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...