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The urgency of research

Aug. 2, 2023, 9:16 AM

(photo by Donn Jones)

Griffin Rodgers, MD, director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health, described the urgency of the nation’s diabetes epidemic July 26 during a symposium of the NIDDK Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity hosted by Vanderbilt University.

The program, based at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, provides mentored support to first- and second-year medical students to conduct research at diabetes centers across the United States, including VUMC. John Stafford, MD, PhD, associate professor of Medicine, is program director. For more information, go to

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