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Diabetes Research Award Given for Work on Pancreatic Islets

Columbia University has presented the 2019 Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research to Alvin C. Powers, MD, professor of medicine, molecular physiology, and biophysics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and director of the Vanderbilt Diabetes Center. Dr. Powers is the 21st winner of the annual award.


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The Berrie Center Hosts a Carnival-Themed Halloween Party

Scarecrows and witches, black cats and clowns too all showed up for the Berrie Center’s much anticipated Halloween Party. In its 20th year, this year’s theme was the Berrie Center Fall Carnival and it truly was all fun and games.


Open Enrollment 2020

Choosing your health insurance plan is a crucial decision because, as everyone knows, living with and treating diabetes is expensive. Here are some things to consider during the Open Enrollment Period.


A career built on family values, curiosity and good fortune

PhD candidate Michael V. Zuccaro shares his story

Michael Zuccaro might be a highly intelligent scientist who is making his mark in the field of gene editing, but ask him to teach a group of 30, eight to twelve-year-olds with diabetes about the pancreas and that’s when he really shines.


Dr. Dympna Gallagher Receives Science Unbound Foundation’s Award for Best Paper in 2018

On Obesity-Related Research

Congratulations to Dympna Gallagher, Professor of Nutritional Medicine (in the Departments of Medicine and the Institute of Human Nutrition) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center on being the recipient of the Science Unbound Foundation’s award for Best Paper in 2018 on obesity-related research by an investigator affiliated with the New York Obesity Research Center.


Research Spotlight: Ana Emiliano, MD

Ana Emiliano, MD lights up when she discusses her favorite part of the brain, the hypothalamus.

“I decided I wanted to become an endocrinologist because I love the hypothalamus,” she said. “It is this tiny little part of the brain that is full of mysteries and is responsible for a lot of our behaviors in response to homeostatic needs.”

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