Domenico Accili, MD

Professor of Medicine
Director of the Columbia University Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center
Columbia University
Interests: Mechanism of Insulin action and the pathogenesis of diabetes, with a focus on pancreatic beta cell failure


Alan Attie, PhD

Jack Gorski Professor of Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Interests: Genetics of Diabetes, beta-cell biology, lipid metabolism


Alvin Powers, MD

Joe C. Davis Chair in Biologic Sciences and Professor of Medicine, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Chief of the Vanderbilt Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism
Director of the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center
Vanderbilt University
Interests: Understanding and reversing β cell and islet abnormalities and dysfunction in type 1 and type 2 diabetes


Desmond Schatz, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Chairman of Pediatrics
Director of Clinical Research Center
University of Florida
Interests: Prediction, natural history, genetics, immunopathogenesis and prevention of type 1 diabetes, management of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes