Research Highlights

DORI researcher, Joyce Richey, PhD has published in Current Diabetes Reports

DORI researcher, Joyce Richey, PhD, has published in Current Diabetes Reports:  “Re-visiting the Endocannabinoid System and Its Therapeutic Potential in Obesity and Associated Diseases” Below is the link to the publication: https://link.springer.com/journal/11892  

DORI researcher, Senta Georgia, PhD has published in Current Diabetes Reports

DORI researcher, Senta Georgia, PhD, has published in Current Diabetes Reports: “Gene Editing and Human Pluripotent Stem Cells: Tools for Advancing Diabetes Disease Modeling and Beta-Cell Development” Below is the link to the publication: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11892-017-0947-3?elqTrackId=8c8580759af647cdbbfaf31a28558cfa  

DORI 2017 Symposium – Recorded Presentations

DORI’s symposium on Feb. 28th & March 1st was recorded and can be viewed at the following link: dorisymposium    

Photos of the Feb. 16 & 17, 2016 DORI Symposium

Click to view a multi-dimensional view of diabetes and obesity slideshow. from the Feb. 16 & 17, 2016 DORI Symposium.

2016 DORI Seminar Calendar

Speaker Seminar Date University Marc Weigensberg, MD March 8 (Tue) USC Ashutosh Chilkoti, PhD April 12 (Tue) Duke University 4 USC students/postdocs May 17 (Tue) USC Marzieh Salehi, MD May 24 (Tue) Cedars Sinai James Granneman, PhD Sept. 13 (Tue) Wayne University Christian Pike, PhD Oct. 11 (Tue) USC Terry Unterman, MD Nov. 7 (Mon) […]

2015 ADA and Boehringer Ingelheim Research Award

Congratulations to Janos Peti-Peterdi, MD, PhD, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics director of the Multi-photon Imaging Core at USC as he has been awarded a prestigious 2015 American Diabetes Association and Boehringer Ingelheim Research Award: Kidney Disease and Renal Insufficiency in the Setting of Diabetes. http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/americandiabetesassociation/dpq_2015spring/index.php?startid=11

DORI researcher Katie Page MD has published a new study in PNAS

DORI researcher, Katie Page, MD, has published a new study in PNAS “Differential effects of fructose versus glucose on brain and appetitive responses to food cues and decisions for food rewards.” Below is the link to the article: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/05/04/fructose-may-increase-cravings-for-high-calorie-foods/ Below is the link to the publication: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2015/04/29/1503358112.full.pdf

2015 DORI Seminar Calendar

Speaker Seminar Date University/Institute Jacob Friedman, PhD January 21 (Wed) University of Colorado School of Medicine 2nd Symposium Feb. 17 (Tue) & 18 (Wed) 10 speakers (8 external & 2 internal) Harvey Grill, PhD March 2 (Mon) University of Pennsylvania Wei Li, PhD March 10 (Tue) USC Ashlesha Datar, PhD April 14 (Tue) USC 4 […]

DORI 2015 Symposium Weblink

DORI’s symposium on Feb. 18th was recorded and can be viewed at the following link: http://keckmedia.usc.edu/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/dorisymposium

Congratulations to the DORI’s 2nd pilot proposal winners!

Congratulations to Fred Sattler, Steve Mittelman, and Ralf Langen & Pinchas Cohen for winning the DORI’s 2nd pilot proposal submission!  Fred is from the Department of Medicine and his proposal is entitled “PET/CT Scanning and PBMC Phenotyping to Non-invasively Identify and Quantify Deep Abdominal Fat Inflammation in Obesity: A target for pre-emptive therapy to prevent serious cardiometabolic […]