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Human Cell Models Accelerate Research into Brown Fat


A team of researchers led by Yu-Hua Tseng, Ph.D., Investigator in the Section on Integrative Physiology and Metabolism at Joslin Diabetes Center and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, has created cell lines of human brown...
16-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

San MediTech Joins the Joslin Institute for Technology Translation (JITT) As a Founding Member


Joslin Diabetes Center announced today that San MediTech, located in Beijing, China, has joined the Joslin Institute for Technology Translation (JITT) as a Founding Member.
11-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Chief Academic Officer at Joslin, Dr. C. Ronald Kahn Is Awarded the 2015 Endocrine Regulation Prize


In a ceremony on May 15 in Dublin, Ireland, The Fondation IPSEN awarded C. Ronald Kahn, M.D., Chief Academic Officer and Senior Vice President at Joslin Diabetes Center and the Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, the...
1-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Joslin Researcher Identifies Inflammatory Pathway That Offers VEGF-Independent Target for Diabetic Macular Edema Drugs


Research in the lab of Edward P. Feener, Ph.D., Investigator in the Section on Vascular Cell Biology and Director of the Proteomics Core at Joslin Diabetes Center and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, now has shown that a...
19-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Joslin Research Discovery Provides Insight into Development of Autoimmunity


Joslin researchers have uncovered the action of a gene that regulates the education of T cells, providing insight into how and why the immune system begins mistaking the body’s own tissues for targets.
12-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Joslin Research Sheds Light on Type 1 Diabetes-Specific Risk Factors in Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)


Research led by Joslin Diabetes Center's Myra Lipes, MD, has identified one culprit in heart failure—an autoimmune reaction triggered by heart attacks. In a recent Current Diabetes Reports paper, Dr. Lipes and her colleague Alfonso Galderisi...
30-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Joslin Diabetes Center and DGFEZ Sign MOU to Explore Opportunities to Collaborate

Joslin Diabetes Center and Daegu-Gyeongbuk Free Economic Zone (DGFEZ) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) formalizing their mutual strong commitment to navigate avenues for potential partnership.
12-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Joslin Partners with Sunshine Insurance Group Corporation to Develop a Diabetes Center of Excellence in China

Joslin Diabetes Center and Sunshine Insurance Group Corporation Limited have announced today that they are collaborating to design and develop a Diabetes Center of Excellence in Weifang, Shandong Province, China.
10-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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Dr. Lori Laffel, Chief of Pediatrics at Joslin Diabetes Center, Available to Comment on Type 1 Diabetes and Life Expectancy Studies


6-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Back to School with Dr. Lori Laffel from Joslin Diabetes Center


Lori Laffel, M.D., MPH, Chief of the Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Section at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, oversees the largest pediatric diabetes clinic in New England has over 25...
15-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Joslin Diabetes Center’s Cathy Carver Deciphers the ACA for People with Diabetes


13-Nov-2013 1:00 PM EST

Expert Available: Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes

The International Diabetes Federation now recommends that surgery be considered as a treatment for obese patients with type 2 diabetes. Dr. Allison Goldfine, head of clinical research at Joslin Diabetes Center, is available for comment.
29-Mar-2011 9:00 AM EDT

Q&A: Howard Wolpert, M.D., and the Quest for an Artificial Pancreas


Emerging technologies such as continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) are helping people with type 1 diabetes manage their condition—what are the next steps? Howard Wolpert, M.D., of Joslin Diabetes Center discusses his current research and the global...
1-Oct-2010 1:00 PM EDT

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