July 07, 2017

In a study published June 5, 2017, in Cell Metabolism, Suneil Koliwad, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine in the Diabetes Center and the Gerold Grodsky, PhD/JAB Chair in Diabetes Research, reported his team’s findings that immune cells in the brain may trigger overeating and weight gain in response to diets rich in fat.

September 27, 2016


Accepting the UCSF Health “Voice of the Patient” Pinnacle Award on behalf of the Madison Clinic for Pediatric Diabetes are Bren Spates, Madison Clinic practice administrator; Saleh Adi, MD, director of the Madison Clinic; and Joanne Dang, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology administrator.



September 22, 2016

Two postdocs in the Diabetes Center win significant awards

Diabetes Center at UCSF

Suneil Koliwad, MD, PhD
April 07, 2016


According to a new report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of people living with diabetes worldwide has nearly quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million adults, with most living in developing countries.

Suneil Koliwad, MD, PhD
March 10, 2016

Finding sheds new light on how to prevent T2D and other metabolic diseases linked to excess dietary fat

Diabetes Center at UCSF

February 29, 2016

For most people, the onset of type 1 diabetes seems to occur suddenly, often resulting in a trip to the emergency room with life-threatening complications such as diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). UC San Francisco (UCSF) is a member of TrialNet, a worldwide leader in type 1 diabetes prevention research and one of the prominent organizations working to change that scenario.

February 24, 2016

Dean Schillinger Recognized for His Efforts to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Center at UCSF

SAN FRANCISCO (February 21, 2016) Diabetes Center faculty member Dean Schillinger, MD, is one of six Californians awarded this year’s James Irvine Leadership Award, for his clinical work focused on diabetes in vulnerable populations.

Functioning human pancreatic cells after they've been transplanted into a mouse. (Photo: Saiyong Zhu)
January 06, 2016


The new cells prevented the onset of diabetes in an animal model of the disease


Stephen Gitelman, MD, led the first U.S. safety trial of a new form of immunotherapy for type 1 diabetes
December 08, 2015

Findings lay groundwork for moving beyond drugs – and their associated toxicities – to treat diabetes

Diabetes Center at UCSF

November 17, 2015

Diabetes Center at UCSF

SAN FRANCISCO (November 17, 2015)

Coursera Online Diabetes Lectures
November 09, 2015


Faculty of the UCSF Diabetes Center deliver lectures via Coursera.(COURTESY PHOTO)


Coursera Diabetes Lectures Available Online

Lecture series moderated by Diabetes Center faculty

UCSF Diabetes Center

November 02, 2015

What: On Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 at noon, the UCSF Women’s Health Center at the Mount Zion Campus will host “Balance Your Way to Better Health and Prevent or Manage Diabetes.” The event -- free and open to the public -- will include: