Jan. 8, 2016—Health Plus is offering new sessions of the National Diabetes Prevention Program for faculty, staff and their spouses with prediabetes or a history of gestational diabetes.
Jan. 7, 2016—The development of bariatric surgery as a treatment for obesity and type 2 diabetes will be explored during this year’s “bench-to-bedside” symposium Jan. 13 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The symposium, organized by the Vanderbilt Program in Molecular Medicine (VPMM), will feature the perspectives of clinicians, researchers and patients. It will be held from 5...
Dec. 17, 2015—Vanderbilt historian Arleen Tuchman is getting some assistance with her work on a book about the cultural history of diabetes.
Dec. 3, 2015—Microtubules — cellular “highways” that deliver cargo to the cell membrane for secretion — have a surprising role in pancreatic beta cells. Instead of facilitating glucose-stimulated insulin secretion, they limit it, a team of Vanderbilt investigators reported recently in Developmental Cell.
Nov. 18, 2015—The growth factor FGF1 induces the growth of new insulin-producing beta cells and may help treat type 2 diabetes.
Oct. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt study adds to the mounting role for inflammatory signaling in obesity.
Oct. 29, 2015—Howard Baum, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, has been elected vice president (physician-in-practice) of The Endocrine Society.
Sep. 15, 2015—The application deadline for all three types of pilot and feasibility grants is Jan.15, 2016.
Sep. 10, 2015—Kiersten Eaddy had long looked forward to her high school graduation day and joining her classmates to celebrate the accomplishment.
Aug. 20, 2015—The factor FoxM1 increases the proliferation and function of insulin-producing beta cells, making it an attractive therapeutic target for diabetes.
Aug. 17, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Learn how researchers behind a life-saving social media campaign are promising #WeWillNotGiveUp; find out how your brain "sees" in the dark; and hear about the No. 1 ranking that's making Vanderbilt students happy. Watch now!
Aug. 13, 2015—A team of Vanderbilt and Nashville VA researchers, led by Adriana Hung, M.D., MPH, has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to use the Million Veteran Program (MVP) data to conduct diabetes research.