Urano’s research featured in Science

Fumi Urano, MD, PhD

Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD, the Samuel E. Schechter Professor of Medicine, was featured in the February 12 issue of Science. Dr. Urano, a renowned diabetes researcher, has studied a rare genetic condition called Wolfram syndrome. Wolfram syndrome is a rare genetic condition characterized by childhood-onset diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus, a gradual loss of vision caused by […]

What do you need to know about continuous glucose monitoring?

Drs. Andrea Cedeno and Kim A. Carmichael published an article in the February 2021 issue of Endocrinology Consultant. In the Q & A Diabetes column, they share valuable information on continuous glucose monitors (CGMs). The article answers what a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) is; what types of CGM devices are available; how well do CGMs […]

Inclusion of thyroid nodule location in ACR TI-RADS scoring

Inclusion of Thyroid Nodule Location in ACR TI-RADS Scoring: Impact on System Performance Emerging data suggest thyroid nodule location influences malignancy risk. Researchers explored the possibility of incorporating location in the American College of Radiology Thyroid Imaging-Radiology and Data System (ACR TI-RADS) nodule assessment. They compared performance between ACR TI-RADS and revised scoring algorithms that […]

Notables 2021

Monika Bambouskova, PhD was awarded a Diabetes Research Center Pilot & Feasibility grant. This award will support research aiming to map metabolic changes in tissue resident immune cells in obesity. In this project, we will utilize single cell metabolic analysis to characterize the metabolic state of individual immune cells isolated from various tissues. The outcomes […]

Zhang receives 2021 Dean’s Scholars award

Congratulations to Rong Mei Zhang, MD on receiving the 2021 Dean’s Scholars award! The Dean’s Scholars program supports outstanding individuals committed to a career as a physician-scientist. Dr. Zhang’s project title was “Acute hyperglycemia promotes a proinflammatory monocyte phenotype to drive podocyte injury.” Dr. Rong Mei Zhang joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of […]

Herrick publishes article in American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Cynthia Herrick, MD, FACP

First author Cynthia Herrick, MD, FACP and collaborators had their study published online January 19 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The study focused on the factors associated with the receipt of postpartum diabetes screening for women with gestational diabetes in a state without Medicaid expansion. Women with gestational diabetes are 7 times more […]

Dr. Juleen Zierath of the Karolinska Institute guest speaker at MOD seminar January 21

Juleen Zierath, PhD from the Karolinska Institute will be a guest speaker at the Metabolism, Diabetes and Obesity seminar on January 21 at 10:30 am. The title of her presentation is “Exercise as Medicine: Exercise Training in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes.” Zierath is director of the Strategic Research Program in Diabetes at the Karolinska […]

Dr. Anthony Fauci to speak at virtual Grand Rounds January 7

Anthony Fauci, MD

Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will give the Gerald Medoff Visiting Professor lecture at the Department of Medicine’s virtual Grand Rounds from 8–8:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7. All Washington University and BJC HealthCare employees, residents, fellows and students are welcome to attend. The title of the session […]

Welcome to our 2021 clinical fellows

A warm welcome to our 2021 clinical fellows who will join us in July, 2021. We are so pleased to have them. Petra Krutilova, MDMount Sinai HospitalUniverzita Komenského v Bratislave, Lekárska Fakulta Sima Maraqa, MDCreighton University Medical CenterUniversity of Jordan Faculty of Medicine Is-haq Malik, MDBronxCare Health SystemUniversity of Ilorin College of Health Sciences Alexander […]