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Clayton Mathews, Ph.D. Recognized by University of Florida Research Foundation

Published: May 24th, 2016

Clayton Mathews, Ph.D., a professor in the College of Medicine, was recently named by the University of Florida Research Foundation as one of 34 UFRF Professors for 2016-2019.     […]

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UFDI investigators cited in two new type 1 diabetes studies

Published: February 8th, 2016

Desmond Schatz, M.D. and Bimota Nambam, Ph.D. recently released new publications. Both investigators co-authored Immune Intervention in Type 1 Diabetes, which reviews recently published immune interventional and mechanistic studies in […]

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C-Myc regulation by costimulatory signals modulates the generation of CD8+ memory T cells during viral infection

Published: January 24th, 2016

UFDI Investigator Shahram Salek-Ardakani, Ph.D. and collaborators identified c-Myc as a key controller of memory CD8+ T cells from costimulatory signals.

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Type 1 diabetes through two lenses: comparing adolescent and parental perspectives with photos

Published: January 24th, 2016

‘Photovoice’ (photos and captions) was used in this UF study to illustrate the differences in perspective between adolescents and parents regarding living with a child with T1D. The results showcase […]

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Navigating School With Diabetes

Published: January 20th, 2016

The New York Times recently published a feature on the challenges children with type 1 diabetes face in school- read a collection of several parents’ stories here.

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UFDI Investigator Desmond Schatz, M.D. announced President of Medicine & Science for the American Diabetes Association

Published: January 13th, 2016

Dr. Schatz is the Medical Director of the Diabetes Center, Professor and Associate Chairman of Pediatrics and Director of the Clinic Research Center at University of Florida.

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Effect of Metformin Added to Insulin on Glycemic Control Among Overweight/Obese Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Published: January 5th, 2016

UFDI Investigator Michael Haller, M.D. and collaborators found that among overweight adolescents with type 1 diabetes, the addition of metformin to insulin did not improve glycemic control after 6 months.

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

Published: January 3rd, 2016

UF investigators studied the feasibility of the immunoarray platform to screen microparticle- encapsulated adjuvant combinations for the development of improved and personalized vaccines.

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Plasma thyroid hormone concentration is associated with hepatic triglyceride content in patients with type 2 diabetes

Published: December 28th, 2015

UFDI investigators and collaborators found that thyroid hormone may play a role in the regulation of hepatic steatosis and support the notion that hypothyroidism may be associated with non-alcoholic fatty […]

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Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Youth Remain Limited

Published: December 28th, 2015

UF Investigators Colette Meehan, M.D., Janet Silverstein, M.D. examined treatment options available for youth with type 2 diabetes.