October 19, 2004

A brain protein already known to play a central role in the "feast or fast" signaling that controls the urge to eat has now been found to influence appetite in a second way. The discovery identifies a potential new target for drugs against obesity.

October 04, 2004

Even though Jason DeVoss, PhD has been working in Dr. Mark Anderson's lab for less than a year, he is already making his mark by creating a promising, new ophthalmology model that may make it easier to study diabetic complications in the eye.

August 16, 2004

As a young research investigator and clinician, Mark Anderson, MD, PhD, has wasted no time in making his mark in diabetes. First, he attracts worldwide attention by uncovering an important protein that helps immune cells learn how to recognize and avoid attacking the body's own tissue.

May 24, 2004

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) will award its highest honor for basic diabetes research to Jeffrey Bluestone, PhD, an internationally recognized leader in autoimmunity research and the director of the Diabetes Center at UCSF. Bluestone will receive the Gerold & Kayla Grodsky Basic Science Award at a JDRF event May 21 in Manhattan.