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Pilot and feasibility grants available for research related to diabetes, obesity

Nov. 16, 2018—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center, the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC), and the Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR) announce the availability of pilot and feasibility grants in the following areas.

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New phenotyping program to bolster global diabetes research efforts

Nov. 9, 2017—The use of human pancreatic islets to conduct diabetes-related research has greatly expanded in recent years, and a Human Islet Phenotyping Program (HIPP) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been established to provide important islet data to investigators worldwide.

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Pilot and feasibility grants available for research related to diabetes and obesity

Nov. 21, 2016—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center, the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC), and the Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR) announce the availability of pilot and feasibility grants in the following areas.

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Diabetes research funding available

Oct. 22, 2014—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center, the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center, and the Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research announce the availability of pilot and feasibility grants.

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Bariatric surgery’s metabolic impact to be explored

Dec. 19, 2013—Vanderbilt University researchers have received a two-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study a mouse model of the metabolic and hormonal changes caused by bariatric surgery.

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Day of events highlights efforts to fight diabetes

Dec. 5, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s contributions to the field of diabetes — past and present — were celebrated recently during the annual Diabetes Day at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center.

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Diabetes Center to celebrate major milestones

Nov. 14, 2013—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center is celebrating two significant milestones this month.

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Study sheds new light on type 2 diabetes development

Oct. 24, 2013—Inactivation by oxidative stress of specific transcription factors essential for pancreatic islet beta cell function is a key event in the development of type 2 diabetes, Vanderbilt University researchers and their colleagues have found.

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Application deadline for new drug, gene and biomarker discovery pilot and feasibility program is May 14

Apr. 17, 2012—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center  announces a new pilot and feasibility program (P&F) for innovative studies that use the VICB High-Throughput Screening Facility, BioVU or the Mass Spectrometry Research Center for research on diabetes, obesity and metabolism. The application deadline is 9 a.m. on May 14. Application forms and detailed instructions can be obtained from...

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Funds available for diabetes research

Sep. 13, 2011—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC) has funds available – up to $40,000 per year for two years – to support pilot studies in biomedical, epidemiological or behavioral research in the area of diabetes or obesity beginning April 1, 2012. These funds are intended for new investigators with an interest in a career...

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Cells open doors for reovirus

May. 13, 2011—The cellular factor Src helps reoviruses enter cells.

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