Michael German, MD
|Title||Professor in Residence|
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||35 Medical Center Way|
San Francisco Ca 94143
|University of Chicago||2011||Donald F. Steiner Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research|
|University of Minnesota Medical School||2010||Arnold Lazarow Memorial Lecture|
|Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard University Medical School||2009||Alexander Marble Lectureship|
|University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston||2009||Pfizer Visiting Professorship|
|Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation||2008||David Rumbough Award for Scientific Excellence|
|UCSF||2006||Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award|
Dr. German is a Professor in the Department of Medicine at UCSF, Clinical Director of the UCSF Diabetes Center, Director the UCSF NIH Diabetes Research Center (DRC) and the UCSF Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Fellowship Training Program, and a Principle Investigator in the Hormone Research Institute. He cares for patients at the UCSF Diabetes Clinic and hospital wards, teaches medical students and housestaff, and lectures at the UCSF Diabetes Center’s patient self-management training courses, while maintaining a basic research laboratory investigating diabetes. The central focus of Dr.German’s research program is the pancreatic beta-cells. His group studies the mechanisms that underlie beta-cell formation and function, where these mechanisms break down in diabetes, and the translation of our knowledge of the beta-cell into novel strategies for curing diabetes.
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