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Downstream mediators of the intratumoral interferon response suppress antitumor immunity, induce gemcitabine resistance and associate with poor survival in human pancreatic cancer

Published: Oct 3rd, 2015

UF investigators found that interferon-y (central to antitumor immunity) has multiple negative effects on cell types within the pancreatic cancer microenvironment.

Dendritic

A cell-based microarray to investigate combinatorial effects of microparticle-encapsulated adjuvants on dendritic cell activation

Published: Oct 3rd, 2015

UF investigators published a paper on dendritic cell activation in the Journal of Materials Chemistry B.

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JDRF and the American Diabetes Association, in Collaboration with Multiple Diabetes Organizations Publish New Classification and Staging Approach for Presymptomatic Type 1 Diabetes

Published: Sep 29th, 2015

JDRF and the American Diabetes Association, announced today that a new classification approach for staging T1D in its earliest presymptomatic stages would be published in the September 24th online version […]

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New four-drug mixture reverses Type 1 diabetes in mice

Published: Sep 29th, 2015

Call it the scientist’s version of happy hour: A new, four-drug cocktail has shown a novel ability to reverse established Type 1 diabetes in some mice, University of Florida Health […]

States

New Report Finds 23 of 25 States with Highest Rates of Obesity are in the South and Midwest

Published: Sep 29th, 2015

“United States adult obesity rates remained mostly steady―but high―this past year, increasing in Kansas, Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio and Utah,” according to a report from TFAH and RWJF.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]