FOEDRC Investiture Reception, 9/28

Two Chairs and a Professorship were formally bestowed on their inaugural appointees last week. Two of the three were endowed by the Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE), its nation of members each giving what they can to the larger goal of supporting the Diabetes Research Center (DRC). (It should be noted that the other Chair […]

Imai Named to NIH Study Section

Dr. Yumi Imai, Associate Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism, has accepted an invitation to join the Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology study section of the NIH’s Center for Scientific Review. During her four-year term, Dr. Imai will review and make recommendations on grant applications submitted to the NIH, as well as continuously survey the status of […]

Imai Receives R01 and ADA Grants

Dr. Yumi Imai, Associate Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism, has recently learned that her NIH R01 grant with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has been renewed. This $1,036,608 grant will continue to fuel Dr. Imai’s research into the role of the lipid droplet protein in obesity and diabetes. Unregulated accumulation […]