2004 Archive

November 2004

Diabetes Center Clinical Trials Listings now Online -
Information on clinical trials conducted by Diabetes Center at UCSF researchers is now available online through the Diabetes Center website.
Thousands With Diabetes Awaiting Organs -
Modern successful human organ transplantation has only been around since the 1960s.
California Stem Cell Initiative Wins Decisive Victory -
On Election Day, California voters approved Proposition 71, the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative, by a margin of 59% to 41%.

October 2004

UCSF Scientists Identify New Cause of Obesity -
A brain protein already known to play a central role in the "feast or fast" signaling that controls the urge to eat has now been found to influence appetite in a second way.
A New Way to Look at Eye Complications in Diabetes -
Even though Jason DeVoss, PhD has been working in Dr. Mark Anderson's lab for less than a year, he is already making his mark by creating a promising, new ophthalmology model that may make it easier to study diabetic complications in the eye.

August 2004

Diabetes Center Faculty Member Honored -
As a young research investigator and clinician, Mark Anderson, MD, PhD, has wasted no time in making his mark in diabetes.

May 2004

Prestigious Research Honor goes to Jeffrey Bluestone -
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) will award its highest honor for basic diabetes research to Jeffrey Bluestone, PhD, an internationally recognized leader in autoimmunity research and the director of the Diabetes Center at UCSF.