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Dr. Stabler awarded R01 grant from the NIH NIDDK

Congratulations to Cherie Stabler, Ph.D., professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, for receiving a $1.7 million RO1 grant from the NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for her project, “Engineering Immunomodulatory Nanoscale Coatings for Protecting Islet Transplants.”…

Todd M. Brusko, Ph.D., named Scientific Director of the UF Diabetes Institute

Todd M. Brusko, associate professor for UF Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, has been named Scientific Director of the UF Diabetes Institute (UFDI). Dr. Brusko joins the senior leadership team of the UFDI under its Director, Mark Atkinson, PhD, Pediatric Medical Director, Desmond Schatz, MD, and…

ADA Now Accepting 2021 Board Member and Elect-Officer Applications

On Behalf of Jennifer Von Willer & American Diabetes Association Board of Directors Now Accepting 2021 Board Member and Elect-Officer Applications The Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association is seeking accomplished leaders who want to make a difference for the 34 million Americans living with diabetes…

Lecture: “Treatment of T2D Non-insulin w/Agents ”

Join the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism Conferences for a zoom webinar on July 29, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. *Register to receive Meeting ID & Password via E-mail: https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIvdO2vrDMqH9ZCOb67c0vaASB53LlX1p-I Presented by: Kenneth Cusi MD, FACP, FACE, UFDI Adult Medical Director, Chief, Clinical Professor & VA Faculty in…

Diabetes Disparities in the Time of COVID-19

Ashby Walker, Ph.D., UF Diabetes Institute director of health equity initiatives, is the keynote speaker on an ECHO Project webinar about “Diabetes Disparities in the Time of COVID-19”. This webinar will address the urgent needs of patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes who require complex…