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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 - Ben Kelvington and Yutong Wang

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 10:30am to 11:30am

Striatal Complement Dysregulation in Mouse Models for ASD: from 16p11.2 to “3-gene” Presented by Ben Kelvington Rotating Graduate Student "Brief Sleep Deprivation and Neuronal Activation Patterns" Presented by Yutong Wang Rotating Graduate Student

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Graduate Student Workshop - Iltan Aklan and Shi Fang

Thursday, May 13, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Serotonergic Forebrain Pathways Mediating Anorexia" Presented by Iltan Aklan Graduate Student in Dr. Deniz Atasoy's lab "Vascular Rho-related BTB domain-containing protein1 in hypertension" Presented by Shi (House) Fang Graduate Student in Dr. Curt Sigmund's lab (MCW)