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

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Events

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Renata Pereira Alambert, PhD

Monday, June 24, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Renata Pereira Alambert, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Endocrinology & Metabolism University of Iowa | Department of Internal Medicine Presentation:  Metabolic adaptations to mitochondrial stress in adipose tissue

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Joel Geerling, MD, PhD

Monday, July 8, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Joel C. Geerling, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Neurology University of Iowa | Department of Neurology Presentation: Title Forthcoming

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Jay D. Horton, MD

Monday, August 12, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Jay D. Horton, MD Professor & Director Center for Human Nutrition | Internal Medicine | Molecular Genetics Director's Endowed Chair; Scott Grundy Director's Chair The Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Chair in Obesity & Diabetes Research Distinguished Chair in Human Nutrition Division of Digestive & Liver Diseases UT Southwestern Medical Center Presentation: Role of Lipogenesis in Health and Disease