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Join us for a special event: Diabetes Spotlight

Learn about how the U of M’s trailblazing scientists are shaping the future of diabetes treatment at the first-ever Diabetes Spotlight, to be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, at the McNamara Alumni Center.

Guests will have the chance to attend two of four 20-minute presentations by top U of M researchers, including:

  • Jakub Tolar, M.D., Ph.D.: Diabetes-focused stem cell research
  • Bernhard Hering, M.D.: Islet cell transplantation
  • Sayeed Ikramuddin, M.D.: Gastrointestinal/bariatric surgery as it relates to diabetes
  • Brian Fife, Ph.D.: The role of the immune system in diabetes

A reception will follow.

Register by May 21 at or by contacting Kerry Lengeling at or 612-624-6128.

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