Bernal-Mizrachi receives Biomedical Laboratory R&D CSI Award 

Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD was recently named the recipient of the Veterans Affairs Biomedical Laboratory R&D Senior Clinician Scientist Investigator Award by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for his project titled “Vitamin D and Development Origins of Obesity and Insulin Resistance.”  The award recognizes outstanding senior biomedical laboratory research and development clinician-scientists. It provides senior […]

Jiang publishes research on early- and adult-onset forms of Krabbe Disease 

Xuntian Jiang, PhD

In May, Xuntian Jiang, PhD and colleagues had their research titled “CRISPR-Cas9 Knock-In of T513M and G41S Mutations in the Murine β–Galactosyl-Ceramidase Gene Re-capitulates Early-Onset and Adult-Onset Forms of Krabbe Disease,” published in “Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience.”  Krabbe Disease is a genetic deficiency disorder of the lysosomal enzyme β-galactosyl-ceramidase (GALC). The correlation between reduced activity […]

Hughes Lab publishes article on motile islet cilia  

On September 23, Jing Hughes, MD, PhD and colleagues published their research titled “Islet primary cilia motility controls insulin secretion” in Science Advances.  “Primary cilia are thought of as immotile, mainly due to the lack of evidence of molecular motors. We have now found a missing link that explains why some primary cilia could, in […]

McKee publishes article on Neutral Protamine Hagedorn insulin 

On September 12, Alexis McKee, MD published an article on “EndocrineWeb,” titled “What Is the Peak Time for NPH Insulin?”  “Insulin is a lifesaving hormone that is necessary for cells in your body to absorb sugar (glucose). Depending on the type of diabetes mellitus a person has, there can be a complete absence of insulin (type […]

Petersen publishes review on the implications of time-restricted eating 

On August 25, Max C. Petersen, MD and collaborators has their review titled “Complex physiology and clinical implications of time-restricted eating,” published in “Physiological Reviews.”  Time-restricted eating (TRE) limits food consumption to certain windows of time throughout the day. Rodent models have been used to extensively study the effects of TRE on body weight and physiological […]

Carmichael publishes article on diabetic eye disorders 

In August, Kim A. Carmichael, MD published a recent article in Issue 8 of “Consultant 360,” titled “How Do We Best Care for the Eyes of People With Diabetes?”  The most common eye disorders among those with diabetes are cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. Cataracts is “2 to 5 times more likely to occur in adults with diabetes […]

Silverstein publishes manuscript on associations of pituitary tumor apoplexy surgery 

Julie Silverstein, MD

On July 12, Julie M. Silverstein, MD and collaborators published a manuscript in “Current Oncology,” titled “Surgery for Pituitary Tumor Apoplexy Is Associated with Rapid Headache and Cranial Nerve Improvement.”  Pituitary tumor apoplexy (PTA) causes sudden-onset headaches, loss of vision, ophthalmoparesis and decreased consciousness. This study looks at a series of patients with PTA at an […]

McGill and Salam publish research on how continuous glucose monitoring reduces hypoglycemia 

On June 1, Janet B. McGill, MD, MA, FACP, Maamoun Salam, MD and colleagues has their work titled “Benefit of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Reducing Hypoglycemia Is Sustained Through 12 Months of Use among Older Adults with Type 1 Diabetes,” published in “Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics.”  In the study, they evaluate the Wireless Innovation for […]

Muegge publishes research analyzing the link between Crohn’s disease penetrating fibrosis and repeated biopsy injuries 

On July 1, Brian Muegge, MD, PhD and colleagues had their research titled “Reverse translation approach generates a signature of penetrating fibrosis in Crohn’s disease that is associated with anti-TNF response,” published in “Gut.”  “Objective Fibrosis is a common feature of Crohn’s disease (CD) which can involve the mesenteric fat. However, the molecular signature of […]

Jasim featured on AACE podcast discussing minimally invasive thyroid procedures 

Sina Jasim, MD, MPH

On June 7, Sina Jasim, MD, MPH was featured AACE’s podcast episode 28, titled “Clinical Utility of Minimally Invasive Thyroid Procedures in Interventional Thyroid Practice Disease State Clinical Review.”  “Minimally invasive thyroid techniques are effective and safe when performed by experienced centers. While surgery and radioiodine treatment remain the conventional and established treatments for nodular […]