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Alex Marson
October 29, 2014

Understanding genetics, treating diabetes

UCSF researcher gets to the roots of autoimmune disease

BY KATHLEEN JAY, UCSF Diabetes Center

UCSF researcher Michael McManus has recently received a Transformative Research Award from the NIH to pursue highly innovative scientific work. Pictured, from left to right, are Michael McManus, and members of the lab who participated in the project: Susan Carpenter, Atri Choksi, Joseph Choe, Ravi Desai, Vanille Greiner, and Matias Alvarez-Saavedra. (Photo credit:  Kathleen Jay/UCSF)
October 09, 2014

 

 

 

UCSF researcher Michael McManus has recently received a Transformative Research Award from the NIH to pursue highly innovative scientific work. Pictured, from left to right, are Michael McManus, and members of the lab who participated in the project: Susan Carpenter, Atri Choksi, Joseph Choe, Ravi Desai, Vanille Greiner, and Matias Alvarez-Saavedra. (Photo credit: Kathleen Jay/UCSF)

On Sept. 23, 2014, UCSF researcher Shingo Kajimura, PhD, was honored for his research in diabetes at the second annual Helmholtz-Nature Medicine Diabetes Conference in Munich, Germany. Kajimura shared the Novo Nordisk Helmholtz Young Investigator Diabetes (HeIDi) Award with Brian Finan from the Helmholtz Zentrum München. (Photo credit:  Kathleen Jay/UCSF)
October 03, 2014

UCSF researcher wins prestigious HeIDi Award

Kajimura honored for research in diabetes

BY KATHLEEN JAY

Last week, UCSF researcher Shingo Kajimura, PhD, was honored in the field of diabetes research at the second annual Helmholtz-Nature Medicine Diabetes Conference in Munich, Germany.

Michael German, MD, at left, and Chester Chamberlain, PhD, recently co-published a study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation on how some cancer treatments may also treat diabetes. (PHOTO: Kathleen Jay/UCSF)
September 16, 2014
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

Scott Oakes, at left, and Feroz Papa publish a ground-breaking study in the journal Cell today. (PHOTO: Kathleen Jay/UCSF)
July 10, 2014

 

UCSF diabetes researchers unfold method for saving stressed-out insulin-producing cells

New evidence may speed up treatment for type 1, type 2 diabetes

BY KATHLEEN JAY

Michael and Loren Gordon, pictured with their children, recently gave a generous gift to UCSF Diabetes Center. (Courtesy Photo)
July 09, 2014

 

Bay Area family gives generously to advance diabetes research

Michael and Loren Gordon establish Diabetes Innovation Fund at UCSF

BY KATHLEEN JAY

Michael Gordon, 49, loves nothing more than to be with his family.

Matias Alvarez-Saavedra, Ph.D.
June 30, 2014

 

UCSF scientist receives prestigious award from Pew Charitable Trusts

Early-career researcher named Pew Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences

BY KATHLEEN JAY

UCSF Diabetes Center releases new education videos
June 24, 2014

UCSF Diabetes Center releases new education videos

 

Series focuses on Center's progress in research, care

BY KATHLEEN JAY

 

Alex Marson, MD, PhD, Clinical Fellow at the UCSF School of Medicine
May 29, 2014

 

Hope for halting autoimmune disease by turning off networks of T cell genes

UCSF Diabetes Center researcher contributes to novel study on T cells

BY KATHLEEN JAY, UCSF Diabetes Center

President Barack Obama talks with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) recipients in the East   Room of the White House, April 14, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
April 17, 2014

UCSF researcher receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers at White House
Dr. Shingo Kajimura meets President Barack Obama

March 27, 2014

 

UCSF diabetes specialist to lead Pediatric Endocrinology Division
Dr. Stephen Gitelman to assume leadership position on July 1

February 07, 2014

Collaborating with researchers from the Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco, Matthias Hebrok, PhD,  director of the Diabetes Center at UC San Francisco, co-authored a ground-breaking study this week on reprogramming skin cells into insulin-producing pancreas cells – a major step toward finding a cure for type 1 diabet

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