Cruz-Bravo and collaborators discuss the impacts of SQuID protocol on emergency department operational metrics 

On February 12, Paulina Cruz-Bravo, MD and collaborators had their research published by the journal of “Academic Emergency Medicine,” titled “The SQuID protocol (subcutaneous insulin in diabetic ketoacidosis): Impacts on ED operational metrics.”  In the article, the authors note that studies using fast-acting subcutaneous (SQ) insulin analogs in diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) have “demonstrated efficacy, safety, […]

Hughes publishes research on scanning electron microscopy of human islet cilia 

On May 30, Jing Hughes, MD, PhD and collaborators had their research titled “Scanning electron microscopy of human islet cilia” published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “Human islet primary cilia are vital glucose-regulating organelles whose structure remains uncharacterized.” One useful technique to studying the surface morphology of primary cilia, is scanning electron […]

Jasim and colleagues review thyroid gland fine-needle aspiration 

Sina Jasim, MD, MPH

On March 23, Sina Jasim, MD, MPH, and colleagues had their book chapter titled “Fine-Needle Aspiration of the Thyroid Gland,” published by “Endotext [Internet].” The chapter is part of a series and is available online.  “Thyroid nodules are common in clinical practice and the majority are benign with the risk of malignancy varying from 7 to […]

Remedi and Nichols discuss glucokinase inhibition as an approach to diabetes treatment

On January 20, Maria S. Remedi, PhD and Colin G. Nichols, PhD had their perspective published in the American Diabetes Association’s diabetes journal, titled “Glucokinase Inhibition: A Novel Treatment for Diabetes?”  “Chronic hyperglycemia increases pancreatic β-cell metabolic activity, contributing to glucotoxicity-induced β-cell failure and loss of functional β-cell mass, potentially in multiple forms of diabetes.”  […]

Millman Lab receives level Gold certification for environmental sustainability 

In prioritization of environmental sustainability in their workspace, Millman Lab recently joined the Washington University Green Labs Program, certifying at level Gold! The lab’s sustainability initiatives are led by current lab member and Green Lab Representative, Erika Brown.   Most recently, Millman Lab volunteered at the O’Fallon Park Clean-Up and Family Fun Day, in honor of […]

Jiang and collaborators generate GLB1 knockout mouse model for GM1 gangliosidosis research

In February, Xuntian Jiang, PhD and collaborators had their research titled “GLB1 knockout mouse model shares natural history with type II GM1 gangliosidosis patients,” published in the journal of “Molecular Genetics and Metabolism.”  “GM1 gangliosidosis is a rare lysosomal storage disorder affecting multiple organ systems, primarily the central nervous system, and is caused by functional […]

Drs. Krutilova, Markov, McGill and McKee publish manuscript on CGM interruption

On February 23, Petra Krutilova, MD; Alexander Markov, MD; Janet B. McGill, MD; Alexis McKee, MD; and previous fellow, Andrea Cedeno, MD had their research article titled “Interruption of CGM: Frequency and Adverse Consequences,” published by the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology.  In this manuscript, they analyze the results of a survey completed by […]

Jasim awarded AACE Rising Star in Endocrinology

On May 5, during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology’s (AACE) 32nd Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington, Sina Jasim, MD received the AACE Rising Star in Endocrinology Award.  The prestigious award nationally recognizes member individuals who are within ten years of completing their endocrine fellowship and have demonstrated actionable outcomes in outstanding leadership, teamwork or […]

Lodhi serves as editor for a book on brown fat methods

On April 19, Springer Nature published “Thermogenic Fat: Methods and Protocol,” edited by Irfan Lodhi, PhD. The book is part of the Methods of Molecular Biology series.  The volume targets both beginners in the field and experts looking to expand their repertoire of skills. Consisting of twenty-one chapters, it presents a broad collection of state-of-the-art […]