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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.


DIABETES DAY 2016
Vanderbilt Diabetes:  Molecules to People
Thursday, November 3rd, 2016, Student Life Center

Keynote Speakers:

Barbara Corkey, PhD
Boston University School of Medicine

Elbert Huang, MD, MPH, FACP
The University of Chicago

More information can be found here: Diabetes Day 2016

 

Vanderbilt Diabetes Center volunteers at the JDRF OneWalk.
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
Please click here to learn more »
 

Gifts highlight strong, lasting bonds between patients and healers
Gratitude and validation: Michael Fowler, M.D.
An enduring tribute: Shubhada Jagasia, M.D., MMHC
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My Health Chat: Advances in Diabetes Research »


The Vanderbilt Center for Translation Research (CDTR)
and it cores provide services to investigators
with externally funded, diabetes-related
translational research.
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Vanderbilt Diabetes:

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Research Headlines

Featured Investigator:

E. Brian Welch, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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Featured Scholar:

Ariel Helms: Searching for a Diabetes Discovery
Helms studies the role of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) in pancreatic beta cells in the laboratory of Dr. Alvin C. Powers.
 

 


Calendar

Attend one of our upcoming meetings or seminars! Note that this calendar includes the BIG and MetabIG series!
When and where Topic and related details
Sep. 30
12:00 PM
206 Preston Research Building
DRTC / CDTR Seminar
Andrea Cherrington, M.D., M.P.H, , Univ of Alabama
Oct. 7
12:00 PM
206 Preston Research Building
DRTC Friday Seminar Series
Cyndya A. Shibao, M.D., VUMC
Oct. 12
9:00 AM
512 Light Hall
Beta Cell Interest Group (BIG)
Emily M. Walker, PhD (Stein lab)
Examples of how MafA and MafB can influence human β cells
Oct. 14
12:00 PM
206 Preston Research Building
DRTC Friday Seminar Series
Raymond D. Blind, Ph.D., VUMC
Novel Structure-based Mechanisms for Nuclear Receptor Interventions in the Diabetic Liver
Oct. 26
9:00 AM
512 Light Hall
Beta Cell Interest Group (BIG)
Joey Elsakr (Gannon (lab)
TBA
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Members & Leadership

DRTC Faculty Members
DRTC Executive Committee

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The Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center is supported by NIH grant DK20593.

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