Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center

  • Bacteria and fat: a perfect storm for inflammation, may promote diabetes

    2013-12-02 Update from the FOE DRC: December, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: December, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: December, 2013 Bacteria and fat: a "perfect storm" for inflammation, may promote diabetes Bacterial toxins activate fat cells producing chronic inflammation, which in turn boosts risk

    FOE Diabetes Research Center Faculty Receive National Awards for Research Achievements

    2013-11-01 Update from the FOE DRC: November, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: November, 2013 FOE Diabetes Research Center Faculty Receive National Awards for Research Achievements We are delighted to announce that two members of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at The University

    Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center Announces New Grant Recipients

    2013-10-01 Update from the FOE DRC: October, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: October, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: October, 2012 Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center Announces New Grant Recipients The Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at The University of Iowa has anno

    A long-term study of different treatments for type 2 diabetes

    2013-09-02 Update from the FOE DRC: September, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: September, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: September, 2013 A long-term study of different treatments for type 2 diabetes Type 2 diabetes is an epidemic that threatens to become the century's major public health problem and po

    On To Phase 2

    2013-06-03 Update from the FOE DRC: June, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: June, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: June, 2013 On To Phase 2 I have two objectives in this, my last, monthly report to the Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE). First, I will describe the current state of the Diabetes Research Center

    Leptin: The Good and the Bad

    2013-05-01 Update from the FOE DRC: May, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: May, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: May, 2013  Leptin: The Good and the Bad A tiny region of the brain, the hypothalamus, regulates many critical processes. These include glucose metabolism, appetite, sleep-wake cycles, blood pre

    Getting a Good Start

    2013-04-01 Update from the FOE DRC: April, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: April, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: April, 2013 Getting a Good Start These are very challenging times for a young scientist. It is always difficult to start an independent research laboratory. One has to identify a project th

    Toward a Healthy Heart

    2012-03-02 Update from the FOE DRC: March, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: March, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: March, 2013 Toward a Healthy Heart A founding member of the FOEDRC, and his research team, have made a discovery that might have a major impact on the care of persons with diabetes. Having

    Building a Research Program

    2013-02-01 Update from the FOE DRC: February, 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: February, 2013  “Building a Research Program” A successful research program is built very much like a new business. It starts with an idea generated by a faculty member and it requires a laboratory suitably equipped and suffi

    December 2012/January 2013 Director's Update

    2013-01-01 Update from the FOE DRC: December 2012/January 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: December 2012/January 2013 Update from the FOE DRC: December 2012/January 2013 December/January Director's Update The nature of biomedical research has changed in many ways over the past several years.  The expl

    November 2012 Director's Report

    2012-11-02 Update from the FOE DRC: November, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: November, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: November, 2012 November Director's Report I am pleased to introduce the fourth person we have recruited to join the Fraternal Order of eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOE DRC). Brand

    October 2012 Director's Report

    2012-10-01 Update from the FOE DRC: October, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: October, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: October, 2012 October Director's Report A study headed by two FOEDRC investigators has found evidence of a previously unsuspected cause of diabetes. The discovery occurred while FOEDRC

    September 2012 Director's Report

    2014-01-30 Update from the FOE DRC: September, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: September, 2012 September Director's Report Recruiting new faculty researchers is a major challenge in establishing the FOEDRC. We have an excellent base of investigators interested in the fields of diabetes and obesity, b

    August 2012 Director's Report

    2012-08-03 Update from the FOE DRC: August, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: August, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: August, 2012 August Director's Report We are very pleased to announce that the leaders of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOE DRC) at the University of Iowa have aw

    July 2012 Directors Report

    2012-07-02 Update from the FOE DRC: July, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: July, 2012 July Directors Report Chris Adams, the first FOEDRC Faculty Scholar, has made scientific news once again. A paper from the Adams laboratory entitled "Ursolic Acid Increases Skeletal Muscle and Brown Fat and Decreases D

    June 2012 Director's Report

    2012-06-01 Update from the FOE DRC: June, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: June, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: June, 2012 June Director's Report The last two reports described research advances in diabetes treatment and some areas in which we need to do a better job of translating those research findin

    What is translational research?

    2012-05-01 Update from the FOE DRC: May, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: May, 2012 What is translational research? Last month I explained why we do research. I described three major research accomplishments in the area of diabetes: 1) The discovery of insulin and its use in extending the life of diabet

    Why Do Research?

    2012-04-02 Update from the FOE DRC: April, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: April, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: April, 2012 Why Do Research? Those of us in research are frequently asked the important question “What has research done for me?” In our case the question is “How has research affected diabe

    People: It is All about People

    2012-03-02 Update from the FOE DRC: March, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: March, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: March, 2012 People: It is All about People A successful organization has three components. These are: 1) An organizational structure, 2) A clearly stated mission, and 3) People. All are imp

    Studies on Diabetes at the University of Iowa

    2012-02-01 Update from the FOE DRC: February, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: February, 2012 Update from the FOE DRC: February, 2012 Studies on Diabetes at the University of Iowa Diabetes places a great burden on the life of those who suffer from it and their loved ones. Whether younger or older, indi

    December 2011 Faculty Profile

    2011-12-02 Update from the FOE DRC: December, 2011 Update from the FOE DRC: December, 2011 Update from the FOE DRC: December, 2011 December Faculty Profile The December, 2011 faculty profile is about Qi (Chi) Wu, Ph.D., who has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Phar

    Research Grants Awarded(2)

    2011-11-01 Director Update: November, 2011 Director Update: November, 2011 Director Update: November, 2011 Research Grants Awarded We are very pleased to announce that the leaders of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOE DRC)at The University of Iowa has awarded the Center’s fi

    Research Grants Awarded(1)

    2011-10-01 Director Update: October, 2011 Director Update: October, 2011 Director Update: October, 2011 Research Grants Awarded We are very pleased to announce that the leaders of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOE DRC)at The University of Iowa has awarded the Center’s first

    Research Grants Awarded

    2011-09-02 Director Update: September, 2011 Director Update: September, 2011 Director Update: September, 2011 Research Grants Awarded We are very pleased to announce that the leaders of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOE DRC)at The University of Iowa have awarded the center’