Upcoming Event

May 17, 2014 - 9th Annual Chicago Diabetes Day

8:30 AM to 3:00 PM | The University of Chicago, BSLC, 924 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

Joe Bass, M.D., Ph.D.
Homeodynamics of Clocks and Bioenergetic Systems
Metabolism and Molecular Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Christopher Newgard, Ph.D.
Metabolomics: "Metabolomics as a tool for defining cardiometabolic disease mechanisms"
Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center, Duke University School of Medicine

Jill Weissberg-Benchell, Ph.D., CDE
Preventing Depression in Teens with Type 1 Diabetes: A Researcher's Journey
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Debbie C. Thurmond, Ph.D.
SNARE-ing functional beta cell mass
Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine

You may also register by sending an e-mail with your name and institutional affiliation to: zpaz@bsd.uchicago.edu

For more information please download a copy of the program.

Past Event

May 18, 2013 - 8th Annual Chicago Diabetes Day

Domenico Accili, M.D.
The New Biology of Diabetes
Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Arshiya A. Baig, M.D., M.P.H.
Latinos and Diabetes: Public Health Challenges and Potential Solutions
Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago

Susan K. Fried, Ph.D.
Apples, Pears and Diabetes Risk: Functional Differences in Human Adipose Tissues
Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

John B. Buse, MD, PhD
Diabetes Drug Safety: Paranois or Threat
Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

May 19, 2012 - 7th Annual Chicago Diabetes Day

Steven E. Shoelson, M.D., Ph.D.
Inflammation as a Potential Mediator and Pharmacological Target in T2D and CVD
Joslin DIabetes Center, Harvard Medical School

Elbert S. Huang, M.D., M.P.H.
Implementing the Affordable Care Act: Implications for Diabetes
Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago

Gary F. Lewis, M.D.
Mechanisms and Management of the Typical Dyslipidemia of Insulin Resistance and Diabetes Mellitus
Departments of Medicine and Physiology, University of Toronto

Elizabeth J. Mayer–Davis, Ph.D.
Health Status of Minority Youth with Type 1 Diabetes: Challenges and Potential Solutions
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina

Poster winners of the 7th Chicago Diabetes Day.

 

Donald F. Steiner Awardees

2013

Domenico Accili, M.D.

Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

2012

Steven E. Shoelson, M.D., Ph.D..

Joslin DIabetes Center, Harvard Medical School

2011

Michael S. German, M.D.

Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

2010

Susumu Seino , M.D., D.M.Sci.

Department of Physiology and Molecular Medicine, and Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine

2009

Roger D. Cone, Ph.D.

Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University

2008

George Eisenbarth, MD, Ph.D.

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado

2007

Daniel J. Drucker, M.D.

Banting and Best Diabetes Centre, University of Toronto

2006

Andrew Hattersley, M.D.

Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter & Plymouth

The Donald F. Steiner Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research was established in annually to honor an investigator carrying out research in the field of diabetes. It includes an engraved crystal paperweight and $5,000. The award is named for Donald F. Steiner, M.D., the A.N. Pritzker Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago, a pioneering diabetes investigator and discoverer of proinsulin. This discovery provided new insight into the production of insulin as well as other hormones and neuropeptides and also established a route for the production of human insulin for treating patients with diabetes. This is an international award and the awardee is selected by a committee chaired by Dr. Louis H. Philipson and including Professor Steiner.