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Each tiny red dot in this image represents a package of insulin ready to be sent out of the pancreas (Stephens Lab photo).
Abnormal mitochondrial structure in hearts of mouse model of type I diabetes (Abel lab)

The FOE Diabetes Research Center is uniquely poised to become a premier research institute focused on advancing knowledge of the mechanisms of diabetes and complications through cutting-edge research. Learn more

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD
Director, FOE Diabetes Research Center 

Members

Learn more about the 90+ investigators spanning a wide variety of disciplines that comprise the membership of the FOE Diabetes Research Center.

Research

Learn more about the cutting-edge diabetes research happening in the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center and the Metabolic Phenotyping Core.

Welcome Video

Brief video tour of the history and mission of the FOEDRC

Ways to Give

Support the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center

Events

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Tracy G. Anthony, PhD

Monday, May 4, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Tracy G. Anthony, PhD Professor Department of Nutritional Sciences Rutgers University Presentation: TBA

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: C.L. Eric Yen, PhD

Monday, May 11, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

 C.L. Eric Yen, PhD Associate Professor Department of Nutritional Sciences University of Wisconsin Madison Presentation: “Intestinal lipid processing, pancreatic islet function, and glucose control; A gut reaction”

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Rodney Infante, MD, PhD

Monday, May 18, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Rodney Infante, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Center for Human Nutrition  UT Southwestern Medical Center Presentation: Title Forthcoming