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October 26, 2017

Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award Ceremony and Lecture

Peter Arvan, MD, PhD, William K. and Delores S. Brehm Professor of Type 1 Diabetes Research, Professor of Internal Medicine, and Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, to receive the Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award in Biomedical Research and give his lecture on November 6.

October 24, 2017

Dr. Anna Lok selected to receive the 2018 “EASL International Recognition Award"

Anna Lok, MD, Alice Lohrman Andrews Research Professor of Hepatology, Assistant Dean for Clinical Research, and Professor of Internal Medicine, has been selected as the recipient of the “European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) International Recognition Award”, to be presented at the International Liver Congress™ in April 2018.

September 22, 2017

How Close Is a Cure for Diabetes?

Scott Soleimanpour, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes, discusses his research and the ongoing effort to find a cure for diabetes on WDIV local news.

September 21, 2017

Does DASH Diet Meal Delivery Help Heart Failure Outcomes?

A research team, which included Scott Hummel, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, conducted a small pilot study that found that home-delivered, low-sodium meals after hospital discharge helped some heart failure patients avoid hospital readmission.

September 19, 2017

Many Older Diabetes Patients May Be Dangerously Overtreated

A new study suggests that some older adults may benefit by cutting back on their diabetes medication. Co-authors include Jeremy Sussman, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, and Eve Kerr, MD, MPH, Professor of Internal Medicine.

September 12, 2017

2017 Dean's Awards Recipients

Congratulations to this year's Medical School Dean's Award recipients! Department of Internal Medicine faculty who were selected: Peter R. Arvan, MD, PhD; Daniel J. Clauw, MD; M.E. Michele Heisler, MD, MPA; Vladimir M. Ognenovski, MD; Michael J. Shea, MD; Richard H. Simon, MD; Jennifer N. Stojan, MD; and Shaomeng Wang, PhD.

August 31, 2017

Alternatives to Liver Biopsy: When Are Other Tests Appropriate?

Lead author Elliot Tapper, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, along with co-author Anna Lok, MD, Assistant Dean for Clinical Research and Alice Lohrman Andrews Research Professor of Hepatology, explore the landscape of liver biopsies versus noninvasive test options.

August 28, 2017

Study: Low FODMAP Diet Improves Quality of Life for IBS Patients

Shanti Eswaran, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, and William Chey, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine, are authors of a study that finds patients on the low FODMAP diet experience an improvement in their quality of life, in addition to easing physical symptoms.