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Winter 2011: Diabetes Research Center Magazine
Summer 2010: Diabetes Research Center Magazine
On January 19, 2011, the Diabetes Research Center hosted a complimentary reception & panel discussion at
The Harmonie Club
. The panel discussion was
"The Diabetes Epidemic: Are You At Risk?"
and panel members included Drs. Jeffrey Pessin, Norman Fleischer and Meredith Hawkins.
For more information on other DCR events, contact Liz Alberti at 718.430.4178 or e-mail at
On Tuesday, December 14, 2010, DRC members Drs.
participated in a very popular weekly Twitter chat,
. The live, weekly online discussion draws hundreds of M.D.s, R.N.s, patient advocates, policy makers, insurance and pharmaceutical staffers, and other stakeholders. The December 14 chat was guest hosted by Einstein's Paul Moniz (@EinsteinMed).
, you can follow the conversation between Dr.Walker (@ElizabethWPhD), Dr. Zonszein (@Zonszein) and others as they discuss diabetes, its management and global impact.
On November 17, 2010, the Center for Public Health Sciences sponsored a Public Health Research Colloquium, "Translational Diabetes Research: A Collaboration of the Einstein Diabetes Research Center and the NYC DOMH." The colloquium was held in the Price Center/Block Research Pavilion and featured presenters Elizabeth Walker, Ph.D., R.N., and Shadi Chamany, M.D., M.P.H.
November is American Diabetes Month
! Montefiore Medical Center sponsored a variety of programs and events to educate and raise awareness of diabetes and its complications. For more information, visit the Montefiore
or refer to the PDF,
The Diabetes Research and Training Center has available Pilot and Feasibility awards (up to $50,000 annually for up to two years). These funds are intended to enable investigators to generate preliminary data as the basis for seeking extramural funding for their project. This year, we are particularly interested in applications using metabolomic approaches that are applied to diabetes-related research projects.
For more information, read
Fund Application Instructions
On September 27, 2010, Dr. Meredith Hawkins, director of Einstein's Global Diabetes Initiative, presented at a Congressional briefing on the growing global diabetes epidemic and on malnutrition diabetes. Click
to hear Dr. Hawkins' presentation.
Dean Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., speaks out about diabetes and the projected doubling of people in the U.S. who will be diagnosed with diabetes by 2034. Dean Spiegel focuses on the proactive measures needed to tackle the diabetes epidemic. Click
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