There’s news. And then there’s news. The news that comes out of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center can change lives. For people with diabetes and those who care for them, and about them. So it makes sense to stay on top of all the latest. Both the news the Center puts out through this site, and the frequent media coverage we get based on our important and exciting findings and the authoritative voices that speak for us.

Can you Teach a Cell new Tricks?

Can you teach a cell new tricks? The Chicago Tribune features the work of Banting Medal winner Domenico Accili, currently the Russell Berrie Foundation Professor of Diabetes, Chief of the Endocrinology Division and Director of the Diabetes Research Center at Columbia College of Physician

The Berrie Center Welcomes Ophthalmologist Srilaxmi Bearelly

We are delighted to welcome Srilaxmi Bearelly, MD, MHS, to the Berrie Center, where she will join Daniel Casper, MD, PhD, in providing the ophthalmic care that is vital to the well-being of people with diabetes. Dr.

George Stratigopoulos, Phd Wins Best Paper Award

Congratulations to Berrie Center scientist George Stratigopoulos for winning a “Best Paper” prize awarded by the Science Unbound Foundation which states as its mission, “furthering scientific knowledge in the service of health, happiness and quality of life of humankind through scientific researc

The Story of Ryan Finlay: “Diabetes is no Big Deal”

This is a story of one man’s triumph over adversity. Ryan Finlay is a 40-year old New York City police officer with a passion for the martial arts.

Back to School with Diabetes

For parents of children with diabetes, getting ready for a new school year includes a lot more than buying new clothes, backpacks, notebooks, and pencils.

Profile of Alicja A. Skowronski A Postdoctoral Fellow

“Obesity in Poland, this never even crossed my mind,” said Alicja A. Skowronski, 31, a newly appointed postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Rudolph Leibel, MD, the Christopher J. Murphy Memorial Diabetes Research Professor at Columbia. “I was 4 years old when communism ended in Poland.

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