Bambouskova publishes in Cell Reports

Monika Bambouskova, PhD and collaborators had their research published March 9 in Cell Reports. The authors state, “Itaconate is a unique regulatory metabolite that is induced upon Toll-like receptor (TLR) stimulation in myeloid cells. Here, we demonstrate major inflammatory tolerance and cell death phenotypes associated with itaconate production in activated macrophages. We show that endogenous […]

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 […]