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: Ethan Anderson, PhD

Monday, December 16, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ethan Anderson, PhD Associate Professor University of Iowa | Department of Pharmaceutical Scients & Experimental Therapeutics Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics Presentation:  Title Forthcoming

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Paul MacLean, PhD

Monday, January 6, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Paul S. MacLean, PhD Professor of MedicineDivision of Endocrinology, Metabolism and DiabetesAnschutz Health and Wellness CenterUniversity of Colorado Anshutz Medical CampusPresentation: Title forthcoming  

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Tianqing Peng, PhD

Monday, March 9, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Tianqing Peng, PhD Associate Professor, ScientistPathology and Laboratory MedicineVictoria Research LaboratoriesWestern University, CanadaPresentation: Title forthcoming