2006 Archive

June 2006

Justine K. Schreyer Endowed Chair in Diabetes Research -
  Dr. Michael German has been appointed to this new chair, which was generously funded through donations from long-time UCSF volunteer leader, Chara Schreyer and her Kadima Foundation. 
Important Research Finding in Type 1 Research -
April's issue of Journal of Clinical Investigation reported that UCSF’s Dr. Jeffrey Bluestone and his collaborators Matthias von Herrath and Damien Bresson at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology and Kevan Herold of Columbia University have successfully used a new treatment approach to reverse recent onset type 1 diabetes in laboratory animals. 

May 2006

Dr. Bluestone Named to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences -
Two UCSF faculty scientists have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the academy announced on April 24, 2006.

April 2006

Are We Destined to Gain Weight? -
Christian Vaisse, MD, PhD, studies weighty matters - the genetics of obesity.