Navigation Links
La Jolla Institute scientist takes quest to conquer Type 1 diabetes to the next level
Date:1/23/2012

SAN DIEGO (January 23, 2012) La Jolla Institute scientist Matthias von Herrath, M.D., a world leader in basic research on type 1 diabetes, has long dreamed of seeing his discoveries translated into new therapies to better treat this serious and chronic disorder. Dr. von Herrath may soon get his chance as head of a new translational type 1 diabetes center to be opened in Seattle in 2012 by Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company specializing in diabetes care. Dr. von Herrath will continue to lead his vibrant and renowned research program at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology on a part-time basis.

"We are excited by the opportunities that this dual appointment will provide Dr. von Herrath to take his discoveries to the next level clinical development," said Mitchell Kronenberg, Ph.D., La Jolla Institute president & chief scientific officer. "As a nonprofit biomedical research institute, our mission is to find the molecular causes of diseases, with the hope that our discoveries will one day be translated into new and better therapies. This is an important step toward that goal."

Dr. Jacob Sten Petersen, Novo Nordisk corporate vice president, said the new translational center will be based on an innovative strategic concept to move early stage discovery projects rapidly from mouse models into small clinical exploration trials in type 1 diabetes patients. "The primary goal of this initiative is to find new, innovative ways to treat people with type 1 diabetes," he said, adding that the Center is planned to open this summer.

The company sought Dr. von Herrath to lead the Center due to his stellar record in type 1 diabetes research. "Dr. von Herrath is generally regarded as one of the top researchers in the world in type 1 diabetes," said Dr. Petersen. "He has made several key advances and is the kind of dedicated, talented researcher that can fuel true innovation in type 1 diabetes treatment." Dr. von Herrath is
'/>"/>

Contact: Bonnie Ward
contact@liai.org
619-303-3160
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. La Jolla Institute signs exclusive license agreement with Medimmune on major asthma discovery
2. La Jolla Institute discovers novel tumor suppressor
3. Visionary concept earns La Jolla Institute scientist prestigious NIH Pioneer Award
4. La Jolla Institute scientist leads team which discovers important new player in diabetes onset
5. La Jolla Institute scientist Klaus Ley receives Malpighi award
6. La Jolla Institute validates Type 1 diabetes computer models predictive success through lab testing
7. La Jolla Institute-led team illuminates cell pathway key to insulin resistance in Type 2 diabetes
8. La Jolla Institute identifies new therapeutic target for asthma, COPD and other lung disorders
9. La Jolla Institute opens major RNAi center for identifying genetic triggers of disease
10. La Jolla Institute discovers previously unknown cell interaction key in immune system attacks
11. La Jolla Institute discovers novel mechanism for preventing infection via bodys mucosal borders
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/14/2014)... 2014)—It,s been millions of years since T. rex ... by Ohio University scientists is breathing life back into ... dinosaur snouts. The research has important implications for how ... to enhance the sense of smell and cool their ... Ohio University doctoral student Jason Bourke, lead author of ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... is how to produce enough food to feed the ... Agriculture Organization of the United Nations predicts that food ... to feed a growing global population, and plants are ... production. Plants—grains, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and more—feed humans ... must tap into our knowledge of how plants work ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... fish oil supplements, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, do not ... which the heart can beat as fast as 150 beats ... the Montreal Heart Institute were published in the Journal ... , For the trial, 337 patients with atrial fibrillation not ... of fish oil a day or to placebo for up ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Dinosaur breathing study shows that noses enhanced smelling and cooled brain 2Dinosaur breathing study shows that noses enhanced smelling and cooled brain 3Building a bridge from basic botany to applied agriculture 2Building a bridge from basic botany to applied agriculture 3
... , , SEATTLE, Dec. 18 Pacific ... a leading provider of specialized central laboratory and contract research ... that were voted upon at the Company,s Annual Meeting on ... approve a change in the Company,s name to "Pacific Biomarkers, ...
... PITTSBURGHResearchers at Carnegie Mellon University,s National Robotics Engineering ... computer vision and machine learning to inspect and grade ... quality tasks that until now could only be ... fall, the machine classified and sorted harvested plants more ...
... 17, 2009 Time and time again, it has been ... risks associated with the comorbidities of obesity. With only ... Institutes of Health exercise guidelines of 300 minutes/week, a study ... Nutrition Education and Behavior explores the paradox that exists ...
Cached Biology News:Pacific Biometrics, Inc. Stockholders Approve Company Name Change to Pacific Biomarkers, Inc. 2Pacific Biometrics, Inc. Stockholders Approve Company Name Change to Pacific Biomarkers, Inc. 3Pacific Biometrics, Inc. Stockholders Approve Company Name Change to Pacific Biomarkers, Inc. 4Carnegie Mellon engineers develop machine that visually inspects and sorts strawberry plants 2Negative emotions outweigh intent to exercise at health clubs 2
(Date:10/22/2014)... According to new market research report "Cloud ... Deployment & Support), by Service Model (SaaS, PaaS, ... (Hybrid & Community)) - Global Forecast to 2019", ... Professional Services Market into various sub-segments with an ... identifies the drivers and restraints for this market ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Oct. 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... Market by Material, by Application, Geography - Global Analysis ... offering. Organic electronics, also called as ... material science which deals with small conductive molecules and ... small molecules and polymers are carbon based, made using ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Convey ... that a team from Iowa State University won first ... contest. Using a Convey HC-2ex, the team’s solution achieved ... times faster than the second place finisher. , Experts ... embarked upon the month long challenge, using a variety ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... , Oct. 20, 2014  GenVec, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... P. Horovitz , Ph.D., from its board of directors effective ... in August 2003, and served as its chairman from June ... on the Nominating and Corporate Governance and Audit Committees of ... more than a decade of dedicated service to GenVec, and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Cloud Professional Services Market by Public, Private, Hybrid & Community Expected to Reach $34.41 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Cloud Professional Services Market by Public, Private, Hybrid & Community Expected to Reach $34.41 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Cloud Professional Services Market by Public, Private, Hybrid & Community Expected to Reach $34.41 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Cloud Professional Services Market by Public, Private, Hybrid & Community Expected to Reach $34.41 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 5Global Organic Electronics (Semiconductor, Conductive, Dielectric and Substrate) Market - Analysis and Forecast (2014 - 2020) 2Global Organic Electronics (Semiconductor, Conductive, Dielectric and Substrate) Market - Analysis and Forecast (2014 - 2020) 3Team from Iowa State Wins 2014 MemoCODE Design Contest Using Convey HC-2ex 2Team from Iowa State Wins 2014 MemoCODE Design Contest Using Convey HC-2ex 3Zola P. Horovitz To Retire From GenVec Board 2
... Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SemBioSys Genetics Inc.,(TSX:SBS), a ... metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, today announced that it,is ... human clinical trial of,plant-produced insulin now that the ... application has passed. SemBioSys submitted,the application in July ...
... of a Phase ... of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine, ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 16 ... volunteers in a Phase,II clinical trial of its virus-like particle ... clinical trial will,evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of different doses ...
... Inc. (the,"Company" or "MIGENIX") (TSX: MGI; OTC: ... diseases, reports financial results for the three,months ... corporate update on its programs,and other matters., ... Omiganan 1% gel (Omigard(TM)/CPI-226/MX-226; topical cationic peptide;,prevention ...
Cached Biology Technology:SemBioSys eligible to proceed with Phase I/II plant-produced insulin trial after submission of IND 2SemBioSys eligible to proceed with Phase I/II plant-produced insulin trial after submission of IND 3Novavax Commences Clinical Testing of its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate 2Novavax Commences Clinical Testing of its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate 3Novavax Commences Clinical Testing of its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate 4Novavax Commences Clinical Testing of its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate 5MIGENIX Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 2MIGENIX Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 3MIGENIX Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 4MIGENIX Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 5MIGENIX Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 6MIGENIX Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 7MIGENIX Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 8MIGENIX Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 9MIGENIX Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 10MIGENIX Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 11
Syd-2 (cL-19)...
... isolation and affinity purification of small ... Hydrophobic, monodisperse magnetic particles (2.8 m ... further surface activation is not required. ... optimal orientation for affinity purification of ...
ZO-2 (H-110)...
p-Bcl-2 (Thr 74)...
Biology Products: