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Live interview with UFDI Investigator Michael Haller, M.D. via TrialNet

Published: Sep 28th, 2015

Dr. Haller currently serves as the Principal Investigator for the TrialNet ATG/GCSF study funded collaboratively by the NIH, the Helmsley Trust, and Sanofi.

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Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium Publications

Published: Sep 28th, 2015

UFDI Investigator Patrick Concannon, Ph.D. and University of Virginia School of Medicine Investigator Stephen S. Rich recently published two papers on their findings from the Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium […]


UF type 1 diabetes research review highlights screening and study opportunities

Published: Sep 25th, 2015

Giovanna Beauchamp, M.D. and Michael J. Haller, M.D., M.S. recently released a review of several type 1 diabetes (T1D) prevention studies in Current Diabetes Reports. The publication, titled ‘Can We […]


Screening for T1D risk to reduce DKA is not economically viable

Published: Sep 25th, 2015

Several studies have documented reduced incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in new-onset T1D when high-risk children are identified at an early age. As a result, researchers have questioned whether T1D […]


Funding opportunity available

Published: Sep 25th, 2015

From the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: Impact of the Use of Glucose Monitoring and Control Technologies on Health Outcomes and Quality […]


New Onset T1D Study: Pancreatic Volume in Preclinical Type 1 Diabetes

Published: Sep 24th, 2015

UF researchers are seeking to determine differences in pancreatic volume between new-onset Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) patients, antibody positive subjects at increased risk for T1D, and healthy controls. The study […]


New UFDI publication: ‘Effects of Type 1 Diabetes-Associated IFIH1 Polymorphisms on MDA5 Function and Expression’

Published: Sep 21st, 2015

Researchers include Benjamin M. Looney, Ph.D., Chang Qing Xia, M.D., Ph.D., Patrick Concannon, Ph.D., David Ostrov, Ph.D. and Michael J. Clare-Salzler, M.D.


NIDDK funding opportunity available

Published: Sep 19th, 2015

From the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: Clinical, Behavioral and Physiological Research Testing Current and Novel Closed Loop Systems (DP3) “New technologies […]


UF researchers study aberrant mitochondrial function and excessive reactive oxygen species production

Published: Sep 19th, 2015

UFDI investigators Jing Chen, M.D., Ph.D. and Clayton Mathews, Ph.D. contributed to the publication in BMC Biochemistry.


Dr. William W. Hauswirth studies the ability to effectively deliver genetic material to vascular endothelial cells

Published: Sep 17th, 2015

Dysfunction of vascular endothelial cells underlies the development and progression of several potentially life-threatening diseases, including diabetes.