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


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


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


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



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


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

Matthias Hebrok, Mark Anderson
January 31, 2014

This week, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine awarded two members of the Diabetes Center at UC  San Francisco -- immunologist Mark Anderson, MD, PhD, and stem cell researcher Matthias Hebrok, PhD -- a grant to continue their breakthrough research on 

January 06, 2014

At the 14th World Congress of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association (IPITA), UC San Francisco faculty presented the latest in islet transplantation, and shared exciting progress in stopping islet and tissue rejection through regulatory T cells (Tregs) and creating new sources of insulin-producing beta cells.

January 02, 2014

T1D Exchange, the first program of the new nonprofit organization Unitio, has received funding from JDRF to study the use of metformin—a drug used as first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes—in combination with standard insulin therapy in overweight adolescents with type 1 diabetes.