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 


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: David Wasserman, PhD

Monday, October 14, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

David Wasserman, PhD Professor, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics AM Lyle Chair in Biomedical Sciences Director, Vanderbilt NIH Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Presentation: Control of Insulin-stimulated Muscle Glucose Uptake: Thinking Outside the Myocyte

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Ryan Boudreau, PhD

Monday, October 21, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ryan Boudreau, PhD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular MedicineFOEDRC | Carver College of MedicinePresentation: Title Forthcoming  

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Stephen Salton, MD, PhD

Monday, October 28, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Stephen Salton, MD, PhD Professor | NeuroscienceProfessor | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Presentation: Title forthcoming