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UIC joins Chicago Diabetes Research and Training Center

"The University of Illinois at Chicago is a new member of the Chicago Diabetes Training and Research Center. The membership comes with a five-year, $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health, which will support researchers at UIC investigating diabetes and other endocrine-related diseases and help purchase specialized research equipment and materials. The [...]

By |2018-09-10T09:33:48-05:00September 10th, 2018|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on UIC joins Chicago Diabetes Research and Training Center

Dr. Sirimon Reutrakul’s research published in “Frontiers in Endocrinology”

Dr. Sirimon Reutrakul Congratulations to Dr. Sirimon Reutrakul for her research on the relationship between morning/evening preference and BMI among people with prediabetes which was published in the journal "Frontiers in Endocrinology" Read more about her research on the UIC today website

By |2018-10-03T13:48:17-05:00August 16th, 2018|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Dr. Sirimon Reutrakul’s research published in “Frontiers in Endocrinology”

Recent Publications

Drs. Priyadarshini, Cordoba-Chacon and Layden have collaborated with Dr. He from Northwestern University in a recently published study focused on beta-cell physiology and control of glucose homeostasis in insulin resistant mice. The study found that the activation of autophagy in beta-cells enhances insulin signaling in peripheral tissues and reduces insulin secretion by a new process [...]

By |2018-07-20T11:10:17-05:00July 20th, 2018|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Recent Publications

Summer Research Fellowship – Endocrine Society

Apoorva Tummala was awarded with the 2018 summer research fellowship of the Endocrine society.  This year, 15 fellowships from different countries were given to applicants that want to pursue a career in endocrinology. This fellowship provides stipend and support to attend to the Endocrine Society’s meeting in 2019.  Apoorva earned a Bachelor of Science in [...]

By |2018-07-20T10:39:12-05:00July 20th, 2018|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Summer Research Fellowship – Endocrine Society

Early Investigators Awards – Endocrine Society

Dr. Jose Cordoba-Chacon was awarded an early investigators award of the Endocrine Society this year. The awardees are recognized by their outstanding accomplishments in areas of general endocrinology during their early career. Dr. Cordoba-Chacon earned his PhD at the University of Cordoba Spain in 2011, and completed his postdoctoral training at UIC under the supervision [...]

By |2018-07-23T09:57:40-05:00July 20th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Early Investigators Awards – Endocrine Society

Dr. Cordoba-Chacon gave talk at the Maimonides Institute for Biomedical Research of Cordoba

Dr. Jose Cordoba-Chacon was invited by the Maimonides Institute for Biomedical Research of Cordoba (Cordoba, Spain) to give a talk about the role of hepatocyte PPAR gamma in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. In his talk Dr. Cordoba-Chacon reviewed the effects of the PPAR gamma agonists (Thiazolidinediones or TZD)  in diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and [...]

By |2018-07-25T10:05:46-05:00July 20th, 2018|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Dr. Cordoba-Chacon gave talk at the Maimonides Institute for Biomedical Research of Cordoba

Dr. Brian Layden one of three researchers awarded funding by Chicago Biomedical Consortium

Dr. Brian Laydan is one of three researchers from the University of Illinois College of Medicine that will receive funding from the Chicago Biomedical Consortium through the group’s Accelerator Awards competition. Dr. Brian Layden The Chicago Biomedical Consortium is made up of researchers at UIC, Northwestern University and the University of Chicago who [...]

By |2018-07-18T11:36:57-05:00June 6th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Dr. Brian Layden one of three researchers awarded funding by Chicago Biomedical Consortium
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