Cross-sections of healthy (left) and failing (right) mouse hearts
beta-cell stained with insulin (green) and a Golgi marker (red), nucleas is blue

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: Thomas Rutkowski, PhD

Monday, July 23, 2018, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Associate Professor Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Presentation: "Protecting the organelle at the expense of the organ?  ER stress in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease"

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Long-Sheng Song, MD, MS

Monday, July 30, 2018, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Professor of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine University of Iowa Presentation: "Towards Understanding the Novel function of E-C Coupling Structure Protein Junctophilin-2 in Metabolic Regulation"

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Justin Grobe, PhD

Monday, August 6, 2018, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Associate Professor of Pharmacology University of Iowa