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

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Events

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Jay D. Horton, MD

Monday, April 22, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Jay D. Horton, MD Professor & Director Center for Human Nutrition | Internal Medicine | Molecular Genetics Director's Endowed Chair; Scott Grundy Director's Chair The Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Chair in Obesity & Diabetes Research Distinguished Chair in Human Nutrition Division of Digestive & Liver Diseases UT Southwestern Medical Center Presentation: Role of Lipogenesis in Health and Disease

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Christina D. Economos, PhD

Monday, April 29, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Christina D. Economos, PhD Professor Chair, Division of Nutrition Interventions, Communication, and Behavior Change New Balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition Co-Founder, Director and Vice-Chair, ChildObesity180 Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Tufts University, Boston MA Presentation: Catalyzing Communities to Prevent Obesity:  A Systems Approach

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Patrick Seale, PhD

Monday, May 6, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Patrick Seale, PhD Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Presentation: Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells and Fat Tissue Remodeling