Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center

                                                                                                                                                                         

Calendar of Events

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Attend one of our upcoming meetings or seminars! Note that this calendar includes the BIG and MetabIG series!

When and Where Event Name
10/3/18
9 - 10 AM
512 LH
Beta Cell Interest Group (BIG) Karin Bosma
10/5/18
12 - 1 PM
206 PRB
DRTC Friday Seminar Series Rotonya Carr, MD
10/12/18
12 - 1 PM
206 PRB

DRTC Friday Seminar Series

Senad Divanovic, PhD
10/17/18
9 - 10 AM
206 PRB

Beta Cell Interest Group (BIG)

TBD
10/19/18
12 - 1 PM
206 PRB

DRTC Friday Seminar Series

Malcolm J. Avison, PhD
10/31/18
9 - 10 AM
206 PRB
Beta Cell Interest Group (BIG) TBD
11/2/18 Diabetes Day - NO DRTC LECTURE N/A

Click here to see more events for 2018-2019

Research Headlines

Featured Investigator

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David H. Wasserman, PhD
Annie Mary Lyle Chair
Professor, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Director, Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center
 
Research Specialty: 
Metabolism
Insulin and glucagon regulation

Dr. Wasserman and his lab study animal models of metabolism via physical exercise, insulin stimulation, and diet. 

Wasserman Lab


Featured Article

Cellular Calcium Handling in Diabetes

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David Wasserman, Ph.D., and graduate student Ian Williams have discovered how insulin moves through blood vessels and enters the skeletal muscle. This discovery could allow researchers to develop new methods of reversing insulin resistance. 

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About the DRTC

The Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC) 
is a NIH-sponsored Diabetes Center that facilitates the discovery, application, and translation of scientific knowledge to improve the lives of people with diabetes.
 
The DRTC highlights the research of its members by brief videos. (LINK) Click here » to watch DRTC members describing his/her research.


Contact Us

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Alvin Powers, M.D.
Director

 

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Suzanne Starr
Administrative Officer

 

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Jessica Kimber
Website Administrator