Diabetes

Cellular Defect Linked to Diabetes

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.

Columbia Honors Research on the Genetics of Diabetes

Columbia University Medical Center has presented Andrew Hattersley, DM, and Mark McCarthy, MD, with the 16th Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Research in Diabetes, for their work on the genetics of the disease.

It May Take Guts to Cure Diabetes

By switching off a single gene, Columbia scientists have converted human gastrointestinal cells into insulin-producing cells.