Division of Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism Archives
Oct. 17, 2023—Alvin C. Powers, MD, has announced plans to step down effective July 1, 2024, as director of the Vanderbilt Diabetes Center, director of the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center, and chief of the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Oct. 17, 2023—A Vanderbilt clinical trial evaluating the injectable prescription medication tirzepatide, showed an additional 21.1% weight loss after intensive lifestyle intervention in adults with obesity or who were overweight with weight-related comorbidities, excluding Type 2 diabetes.
Sep. 12, 2023—Sahar Takkouche, MD, director of the Vanderbilt Weight Loss Center in Wilson County, has been named to the role of associate chief medical officer for Wilson and Sumner County regions.
Jul. 26, 2023—Chase Hendrickson, MD, MPH, has been named executive medical director of the Medicine Patient Care Center.
Mar. 23, 2023—Vanderbilt's Diane Saunders, PhD, has been selected as a 2023 recipient of an Innovation Award by the Network of Pancreatic Donors with Diabetes.
Sep. 8, 2022—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center is celebrating its 49th year of continual operation with the five-year competitive renewal of a $10.9 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health.
Feb. 21, 2022—Vanderbilt's Michael Fowler, MD, associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, a celebrated Master Clinical Teacher, and co-medical director of the Shade Tree Clinic, died Feb. 20. He was 49.
Nov. 11, 2021— by Jill Clendening Nearly 400 investigators and scientific trainees hailing from 25 different countries recently gathered virtually, across continents and time zones, to share their latest research related to the immunology of Type 1 diabetes during the 18th Immunology of Diabetes Society (IDS) Congress, co-hosted by Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of...