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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 


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


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

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Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Paul Cohen, MD, PhD

Monday, October 19, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Paul Cohn, MD, PhD  Albert Resnick, MD Assistant Professor  Head, Laboratory of Molecular Metanolism The Rockefeller University Presentation: Local and Systemic Adipose Tissue Crosstalk

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Postdoctoral Workshop - Uday Singh and Jingwei Jiang

Thursday, October 22, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"The Role of Lateral Hypothalamic Leptin Circuitry in Autonomic Control of Cardiovascular Function" Presented by Uday Singh, PhD Huxing Cui Lab "Address Role of Hypothalamic Steroidogenic Fctor 1 (SF1) Neurons in Regulation of metabolic homeostasis and Autonomic Function? Presented by Jingwei (Jane) Jiang, MD, PhD Kamal Rahmouni Lab

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Brian Finck, PhD

Monday, October 26, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Brian Finck, PhD  Associate Professor of Medicine  Division of Geriatrics & Nutritional Science Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine Presentation: Targeting mitochondrial metabolism to treat obesity-related diseases