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: Songhai Chen, MD, PhD

Monday, October 22, 2018, 1:00pm to 1:30pm

Associate Professor Department of Pharmacology University of Iowa Presentation: FOEDRC Pilot & Feasibility Grant Update - Hepatic WDR26:  a Novel Regulator of the PKA Signaling and Glucose Metabolism

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Ling Yang, PhD

Monday, October 29, 2018, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Assistant Professor Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology University of Iowa Presentation: Adaptive Stress Responses in Obesity-associated Metabolic Disorders

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Deniz Atasoy, PhD

Monday, November 5, 2018, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Assistant Professor, Pharmacology Department of Pharmacology University of Iowa Presentation: An ascending catecholamine pathway for hunger