Research Update on Diabetes - Kovler Diabetes Center

Research

Say hello to our Diabetes TrialNet team at American Diabetes Association - Chicago summer camp last week! As part of the TrialNet Natural History Study, our team offers blood tests that can identify the risk for type 1 diabetes up to ten years before symptoms actually...

At the Kovler Diabetes Center, experts are committed to providing patients with access to cutting-edge treatments and therapies. Kovler’s clinical research program, lead by Tiffany Grant, NP, FNP, empowers individuals with diabetes to take advantage diabetes clinical trials at Kovler that can provide critical insights...

Kenneth S. Polonsky, M.D., from the Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, wrote an interesting article to coincide with The New England Journal of Medicine's 200 year anniversary on the past 200 years in diabetes. CLICK HERE TO READ...

Matt Brady, PhD received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from University of Chicago.  After receiving his PhD in 1994, Brady moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan working for Park Davis. In 2001 Dr. Brady returned to University of Chicago and joined the Section of Adult and...

Our research team comprises Kovler faculty as well as University of Chicago faculty working in diabetes-related research areas, including genetics and epidemiology, immunology, islet biology, signal transduction, obesity, sleep and stem-cell biology. Explore our team: Please select one or multiple filters and deselect any filters you...

LAYING THE GROUNDWORK In 1907, Robert Russell Bensley, M.D., devises histological staining techniques that enable better cellular visualization of the pancreas. A CLOSER LOOK AT THE PANCREAS Between 1910 and 1911, Ernest Lyman Scott, Ph.D., discovers the first biological indication of insulin. Later in 1911, Anton J. (Ajax) Carlson,...

Expanding knowledge, advancing understanding and applying scientific discoveries to enhance the health and lives of patients with diabetes is a hallmark of the Kovler Diabetes Center. Building on a long history of seminal diabetes-related research at the University of Chicago, our affiliated principal investigators today work...