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New findings suggest a hormone called lipocalin-2, previously found to suppress food intake in mice, may also prevent weight gain in humans.
Ancient parts of the brain may hold secrets that help explain the drive to eat and how eating may affect brain health. Sabrina Diano, the new Institute of Human Nutrition director, is investigating.
Columbia University has presented the 2019 Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research to Alvin C. Powers, MD.
- January 26, 2016
College of Physicians & Surgeons Dean Lee Goldman discusses his new book, which examines the role DNA plays in attempting to treat diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease.
- November 17, 2015
Yale endocrinologist Robert Stanley Sherwin presented with Columbia’s top diabetes research prize.
- September 8, 2015
A study by Mailman School of Public Health researchers links exposure to famine in the first trimester of pregnancy with the risk of developing diabetes in later life.
- September 2, 2015
A neuroscientist and obesity researcher at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center is mapping the regions of the brain that either respond or fail to respond to weight loss.
- August 31, 2015
An analysis documents worse outcomes and burgeoning costs for patients with diabetes who have coronary artery disease that requires surgery.
- April 7, 2015
Researchers have found a cellular defect that can impair the body’s ability to handle high glucose levels, pointing the way to new treatments for diabetes.
- January 22, 2015
A round-up of the Mailman School's recent research and upcoming events on obesity prevention.