2023 Diabetes Day Symposium Recap

On November 9, in honor of World Diabetes Day, the Diabetes Research Center of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research sponsored the 2023 Diabetes Day Symposium. The day long annual programming aims to bring scientists and trainees together to showcase their work, to foster collaboration, and to increase collective knowledge of diabetes research.  […]

Semenkovich describes model of type 2 diabetes in video series for World Diabetes Day

On November 14, Dr. Clay F. Semenkovich, Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research, participated in World Diabetes Day by joining in a YouTube series hosted by Cell Metabolism. In the series, Dr. Semenkovich discusses the paper “Palmitoylation couples insulin hypersecretion with β cell failure in diabetes,” published on February 7, 2023, […]

Jasim and colleagues discuss the significance of thyroglossal duct cysts in thyroid cancer imaging 

On September 6, Sina Jasim, MD and collaborators from the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University had their work titled “Papillary Thyroid Cancer in Thyroglossal Duct Cysts: A Pictorial Review and Case Series” published by Ultrasound Quarterly.  Although the most common congenital neck mass is a thyroglossal duct cyst, “the incidence of malignancy within a thyroglossal […]

Goldberg speaks at Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Seminar in Austria 

Throughout September 24-30, Dr. Anne Carol Goldberg attended and spoke at the Open Medical Institute’s Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Seminar in Salzburg, Austria.  The seminar, hosting seven faculty members and thirty fellows from twenty-four countries around the world, is a global educational initiative by the American Austrian Foundation.   During the five-day seminar, Dr. Goldberg presented […]

Patel receives Best Poster Award during Midwest Islet Conference 

During the Midwest Islet Club Conference which took place in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 24 and 25, Sumit Patel of Remedi Lab received the Best Poster award.  The two-day event hosted at the University of Minnesota is meant to bring together collaborative engagement between pancreatic islet cell biology investigators within the Midwest region. The conference […]

Remedi and colleagues offer insight to insulin secretion disruption associated with KATP loss

On February 10, Maria S. Remedi, PhD and colleagues had their abstract titled “Hyperexcitability reduces TRPM5 in pancreatic β-cells: Insights into disruption of insulin secretion in chronically stimulated islets,” published in Biophysical Journal.  “Acute inhibition of ATP-sensitive K+ (KATP) channels in pancreatic β-cells result in depolarization, Ca2+ influx, and insulin secretion.” Throughout their research, the […]

Jasim participates as speaker, presenter and chair at American Thyroid Association annual meeting 

Sina Jasim, MD, MPH attended and participated at the American Thyroid Association’s 2023 annual meeting from September 27 to October 1, which took place in Washington, D.C.  During the Interventional Endocrinology Workshop, Dr. Jasim spoke about the utility of interventional techniques in treating benign thyroid nodules.  Dr. Jasim also gave a late breaking abstract poster […]

Riek receives #IStandWithHer Award for Resilience

On Saturday, September 23, Amy Riek, MD received the #IStandWithHer Award for Resilience at the Women in Medicine Summit 2023, which took place in Chicago, Illinois. The annual Summit has a goal of inspiring and empowering attendees in both their personal and professional lives. Each year, Women in Medicine gives out #IStandWithHer awards in the […]