Tag: Research

Diabetologia publishes results highlighting efficacy of the diabetes vaccine Diamyd® in genetically defined subgroups of type 1 diabetes

STOCKHOLM, Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) has published results from a meta study that demonstrates a highly significant and clinically relevant effect of Diamyd Medical’s lead drug candidate Diamyd® (GAD-alum) on preserving endogenous insulin production in genetically defined subgroups […]

Pseudoislet system expected to advance pancreas and diabetes research

The multicellular, 3-D structure of human pancreatic islets—the areas of the pancreas containing hormone-producing or endocrine cells—has presented challenges to researchers as they study and manipulate these cells’ function, but Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers have now developed a pseudoislet system that allows for much easier study of […]

Novel diabetes drug candidate shows promising properties in human islets and mouse models

The drug candidate is a non-toxic small molecule that given orally effectively rescued mice from models of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The University of Alabama at Birmingham and Southern Research have discovered a new drug candidate that offers a major advance in the […]

NIH awards $9.5 million for Einstein-Mount Sinai Diabetes Research Center

Center establishes new cross-institutional immuno-technology core uly 27, 2020–(BRONX, NY)—Albert Einstein College of Medicine has received a $9.5 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the Einstein-Mount Sinai Diabetes Research Center (ES-DRC). The multi-institutional center is a leader in basic, translational, clinical, and community-based research and […]

#ADA2020 Banting Medalist reflects on his journey in diabetes research

From working to unravel the mysteries of insulin resistance to exploring the beneficial impact of bariatric surgery, and much more in between, Ele Ferrannini, MD, has made seminal contributions to the understanding of the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes and its related comorbidities. For his many contributions, Dr. […]

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