Herrick publishes research on the social needs of Medicaid beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes 

Cynthia Herrick, MD, FACP

In May, Cynthia Herrick, MD, FACP and collaborators had their study titled, “Associations among social needs, health and healthcare utilization, and desire for navigation services among US Medicaid beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes,” published in “Health and Social Care in the Community.”  The study’s intent was to better understand the social needs of Medicaid beneficiaries […]

Jasim publishes review on immune checkpoint inhibitor-mediated endocrinopathies

On April 24, Sina Jasim, MD, MPH and colleagues had their review titled, “American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE) Disease State Clinical Review Evaluation and Management of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-Mediated Endocrinopathies: A Practical Case-Based Clinical Approach” published in “Endocrine Practice.”  The case-based clinical review is meant to “provide a practical approach for clinicians regarding the […]

Transgender Center celebrates LGBTQIA+ pride

On June 25-26, some of our Transgender Center doctors celebrated LGBTQIA+ pride at St. Louis PrideFest. Along with many others from Washington University School of Medicine, they marched proudly in the PrideFest parade with OUTmed. You also may have seen them helping out at the OUTmed booth, providing information about the Transgender Center.  Year-round, the […]

Salam selected for 2022-2023 Teaching Scholars Program cohort

On June 22, Maamoun Salam, MD was accepted into the Washington University School of Medicine 2022-2023 Teaching Scholars Program cohort. The 12-month certificate program is meant to develop future leaders in healthcare education by enhancing their knowledge and skills, and focusing on core components of educational scholarship and curriculum development. Dr. Salam began his medical […]

Gui named awardee of 2022 Winston Fellowship in Diabetes Research

Chang Gui has recently been named awardee of the 2022 David and Deborah Winston Fellowship in Diabetes Research. Chang is a PhD student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She is working in the Meyer Muscle Lab, led by Gretchen Meyer, PhD. Chang will use the award to investigate the crosstalk between skeletal muscle and adipose […]

Litvin publishes research on the effects of elexacaftor-tezacaftor-ivacaftor on those with cystic fibrosis

In March, Marina Litvin, MD and collaborators published research titled the “Effect of elexacaftor-tezacaftor-ivacaftor on body weight and metabolic parameters in adults with cystic fibrosis,” in the “Journal of Cystic Fibrosis.” The study’s purpose was to bring definition to the effect that elexacaftor-tezacaftor-ivacaftor (ETI) has on body weight, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure, lipids […]

Urano publishes research on the connection between loss of WFS1 function and ER stress-mediated inflammation

On March 25, Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD and colleagues had their research titled “Loss of Function of WFS1 Causes ER Stress-Mediated Inflammation in Pancreatic Beta-Cells,” published in “Frontiers in Endocrinology.”  Wolfram syndrome is “a rare genetic disorder characterized by juvenile-onset diabetes mellitus, optic nerve atrophy, hearing loss, diabetes insipidus, and progressive neurodegeneration.” The main cause […]

Goldberg receives W. Virgil Brown Distinguished Achievement Award

On June 3, Anne Carol Goldberg, MD, FACP, FAHA, FNLA received the W. Virgil Brown Distinguished Achievement Award from the National Lipid Association (NLA).   The award is the highest honor given out by the NLA and acknowledges outstanding contributions in the diagnosis and treatment of lipid disorders.   Dr. Anne Carol Goldberg is an […]

Repa-Eschen, Bockius and Frankfater receive 2022 Milestone Service Award

In May, Washington University announced the recipients of the 2022 Staff Milestone Service Awards. The awards recognize and celebrate staff for their many years of service. In appreciation, we’d like thank each recipient and highlight those from the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research:  40 Years of Service  Linda Repa-Eschen Research Statistician II  10 Years […]

Remedi publishes on ATP-sensitive potassium channels in hyperinsulinism and type 2 diabetes

On February 23, Maria S. Remedi, PhD and collaborators had their findings published in “Diabetes,” titled “ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channels in Hyperinsulinism and Type 2 Diabetes: Inconvenient Paradox or New Paradigm?” The article is meant to assess if adenosine triphosphate-sensitive potassium (KATP) channels are a new and effective way of thinking, in regard to hyperinsulinism and type […]