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The new UF Diabetes Institute brings more than 100 researchers together to battle disease. Read more.

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Corey Brewer Camp

NBA star Corey Brewer was in Gainesville to host his 6th Back 2 Back basketball camp with 100% of proceeds benefiting diabetes programs at UF Health Shands.

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Recognized as one of the best children’s hospitals in diabetes & endocrinology

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been ranked as Florida’s top children’s hospital in Diabetes and Endocrinology by U.S. News & World Report, 2015.

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Picture Perfect

UF Health researchers use photos to understand how Type 1 diabetes affects children, meeting a critical need for research that addresses children’s perspectives.

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Genetics breakthrough will boost diabetes research

UF genetics expert Patrick Concannon, Ph.D., is part of group that has homed in on the genes suspected in Type 1 diabetes. “It’s a game-changer,” he said.

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UF researchers publish paper on myxoma virus and T lymphocytes

The publication found that myxoma virus binds human T lymphocytes but does not enter and infect T cells until after activation.


UF type 1 researcher Dr. Martha Campbell-Thompson and collaborators identify novel diabetes-linked proteins

Dr. Campbell-Thompson and her collaborators recently published a paper titled ‘Proteomic Analysis of Disease Stratified Human Pancreas Tissue Indicates Unique Signature of Type 1 Diabetes.’ From the publication: “the study […]


New resource for diabetes investigators: the Helmsley Cellular Research Hub

UFDI helped establish this new collaborative cell hub, a source for qualified scientists to access somatic and pluripotent cell lines obtained from well-phenotyped type 1 diabetes patients.


UF type 1 researcher’s article selected as editor’s choice in Science Translational Medicine

Dr. Cherie Stabler’s work on using biomaterials to mimic regulatory T cells was featured in the latest volume of Science Translational Medicine.


Organ donor specimens: What can they tell us about type 1 diabetes?

UFDI researcher Dr. Martha Campbell-Thompson recently published an article on the Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors with Diabetes’s pancreatic tissue collection. Dr. Campbell highlights key findings from the nPOD collection.

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Grip strength may help identify people with undiagnosed diabetes

Muscle strength may play a role in cardiometabolic disease. A new study led by Arch Mainous III, Ph.D., College of Public Health and Health Professions, finds that that grip strength measurements may be an effective way to identify cases of undiagnosed diabetes and high blood pressure. Read more.

Upcoming Events

TrialNet Update – 8/25/15

Live Interview with Dr. Michael Haller

  • August 25th at 3pm EST - Join TuDiabetes for a live interview with Michael Haller M.D., TrialNet Principal Investigator from the University Of Florida.
  • Dr. Haller will give a type 1 diabetes TrialNet research update including information about TrialNet's ATG/GCSF trial for people recently diagnosed.
  • To register, click HERE at the date and time of the event. For more information about the ATG/GCSF trial, click here.