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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

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Graduate Student Workshop - Emily Lavering and Erica Gansemer

Thursday, February 25, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Conditions that Modulate Compartmentalization of Nucleolar Proteins" Presented by Emily Lavering Graduate Student in Dr. Dan Week's lab "Nutrient availability affects ER homeostasis through NADPH production" Presented by Erica Gansemer Graduate Student in Dr. Tom Rutkowski's lab

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Graduate Student Workshop - Qierra Brockman and Joseph Lesnak

Thursday, March 4, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"The Functional Role of PRC2 loss in MPNST Metastasis" Presented by Qierra Brockman Graduate Student in Dr. Rebecca Dodd's lab "Animal Model of Resistance Training Protects Against Muscle Pain" Presented by Joseph Lesnak Graduate Student in Dr. Kathleen Sluka's lab

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Graduate Student Workshop - Valeria Cota and Moana Hala'ufia

Thursday, March 18, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Dermal Organophosphate Pesticide exposure in Skin of Color" Presented by Valeria Cota Graduate Student in Dr. Nicole Brogden's lab "The role of Orai1 and AC8 in Triple Negative Breast Cancer" Presented by Moana Hala'ufia Graduate Student in Dr. David Roman's lab