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For teens with diabetes, taking care of their own medical needs is one more step toward independence. Resources for Teens and Parents 1. THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION Find information about: Sex & Pregnancy Growing Up Driving Surviving Sick Days Dating & Diabetes Alcohol, Tobacco &...

My group is working to understand how the vertebrate pancreas normally develops using zebrafish as a model. Zebrafish combines forward and reverse genetics with optically clear embryos that are accessible from the earliest stages of development. It lends itself to a variety of approaches, including...

Current research in Van Cauter’s laboratory focuses on the impact of decreases in sleep duration and quality on the risk of obesity and diabetes and the interaction of sleep loss with metabolic aging. During the past few decades, sleep curtailment has become a very common...

Assistant Professor of Medicine Dr. Pannain is an endocrinologist and bariatric physician providing advanced endocrinology care for patients with weight problems or endocrine disorders including obesity, diabetes, thyroid disease, pituitary disease, lipid disorders, adrenal disease and metabolic syndrome. She applies highly specialized biochemical testing methods...

Associate Professor of Medicine; Chief, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Dr. Cohen is a skilled endocrinologist whose research explores the relationship between diabetes and adipocyte — a complex endocrine cell that regulates feeding behavior and insulin sensitivity. Through his research findings, Dr. Cohen is...

The overall goal of Dr. Hara’s research program is to identify and characterize the cells that define the lineage that gives rise to the pancreatic beta cell. She has generated a series of lines of transgenic mice expressing green fluorescent protein (GFP) and DsRed1 under...

Research Interests Autoimmunity (Celiac disease, type-1 Diabetes, Rheumatoid and Psoriatic Arthritis), Immune regulation, Mucosal Immunity, Host/Pathogen interactions, Innate Immunity, NK receptors, and IL-15. Approaches The laboratory studies human diseases using a multidisciplinary approach. We have expertise in human and mouse immunology, cellular immunology, T cell...