Content Tagged “Mark Atkinson”
Published: Jul 11th, 2014
A new study co-authored by UF diabetes researchers finds that bacteria in the guts of young children with type 1 diabetes are different from those of other kids. The research is helping clarify the importance of healthy gut bacteria development in early childhood and could help lead to novel prevention therapies for people at risk of developing the disease.
Published: Jun 30th, 2014
Mark Atkinson, PhD and Desmond Schatz, MD were recognized for their pre-eminent contributions in research and treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Learn more about this outstanding achievement.
Published: Jun 21st, 2014
UF and UF Health faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students submitted a record number of original research presentations for the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions held June 13-17, 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. This year’s submissions represent one of the largest showcases of research emanating from UF.
Published: May 3rd, 2014
A new University of Florida pilot study is helping researchers better understand the trajectory of Type 1 diabetes and may one day help lead to interventions to prevent the disease.
Published: Dec 1st, 2013
Four distinguished UF Health diabetes experts will be heading ‘Down Under’ to Australia during the first week of December to highlight Type 1 diabetes (T1D) research work at the 13th International Congress of the Immunology Diabetes Society (IDS) in Lorne, Australia.
Published: Sep 17th, 2013
Although it has been over 90 years since insulin was discovered, many people around the globe with T1D still lack access. Dr. Mark Atkinson, and his colleagues recently published an article in the journal Diabetes Care, to illustrate the need for global insulin. “We can change the current realities that exist so that all can benefit from advances in diabetes management & care.”
Published: Sep 20th, 2012
In an interview with International Innovation, Todd Brusko, PhD, explains how changes in the field of diabetes research are giving his team of scientists at the UF Diabetes Center of Excellence new opportunities and hope to be able to translate their laboratory findings into clinical treatments. Currently, his team is investigating treatments for type 1 diabetes based on their experiments with regulatory T cells, known as “Tregs.” Learn more.
Published: Jun 27th, 2012
UF Research Spotlight University of Florida investigators Brian S. Wilson, MD, PhD, and Mark Atkinson, PhD, have teamed up with colleagues at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, […]
Published: Jun 1st, 2012
The NATCO Annual Meeting is the premier meeting where transplant and procurement practitioners join together to learn cutting-edge skills and collaborate with colleagues from all areas of their profession.
Published: May 24th, 2012
University of Florida investigators Brian S. Wilson, MD, PhD, and Mark Atkinson, PhD, have teamed up with colleagues at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, Calif., to devise a new combination therapy that reverses established type 1 diabetes in mice.