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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: Edward Filardo, PhD

Monday, July 13, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Edward Filardo, PhD Research Professor of Surgery  Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery Carver College of Medicine University of Iowa Presentation: Regulation of G-protein coupled estrogen receptor (GPER), insulin-resistance and cancer

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Aloysius Klingelhutz, PhD

Monday, July 20, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Aloysius Klingelhutz, PhD Professor of Microbiology and Immunology  Professor of Radiation Oncology  Carver College of Medicine University of Iowa Presentation: Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and their effects on adipogenesis, adipocyte function, and metabolic syndrome

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Julien Sebag, PhD

Monday, July 27, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Julien Sebag, PhD  Assistant Professor Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Carver College of Medicine University of Iowa Presentation: MRAP2 and Energy Homeostasis: A Match Made in Seven-TM