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There’s news. And then there’s news. The news that comes out of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center can change lives. For people with diabetes and those who care for them, and about them. So it makes sense to stay on top of all the latest — with both Berrie Center Direct news and In the Headlines, the frequent media coverage we get based on our important and exciting findings and the authoritative voices that speak for us.

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There’s always something going on here at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center. Promising research. Special events. Success stories from our patients and their families. Stop by often to see the latest.

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The Eastman Fundraising Challenge

“Together We Can Speed Up the Process that Will Lead to a Cure"

For the second time in a year, philanthropists John and Jodie Eastman, pledged their support for the clinical care and the research enterprise conducted at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center with another generous challenge grant that, if met, could “speed up the process that will lead to a cure,” said John.


The Spirit of Humanism Embedded into Berrie Center

Says Founder and Philanthropist Angelica Berrie

In a speech she gave at a recent conference on Empathy and Compassion in Society, philanthropist Angelica Berrie, President of the Russ Berrie Foundation, said that the “spirit of humanism” was the guiding force behind the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center that she and her late husband, Russ, helped to envision and establish at Columbia University in 1998....


1000 Schoolchildren on Long Island

Jump Rope for the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center

This year, the 8th annual Munsey Park Elementary School jump-a-thon raised money for the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center—thanks to two dedicated mothers (Sandra Tauckus and Debbie Colalillo)


Artist Rachel Feinstein’s Redesign of a Classic Fendi Handbag

Fetches Top Dollar for the Berrie Center in Unique Online Auction

“Fendi has somehow made diabetes look glamorous,” said the artist Rachel Feinstein at a recent, private party she hosted for the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at the haute Italian label’s new flagship store on Madison Avenue.


Teens Tour Berrie Center Research Labs

Led by Dr. Rudy Leibel

For a group of local teens, a private tour of the Berrie Center lab led by Dr. Rudy Leibel, MD, Christopher J. Murphy Professor of Diabetes Research was an eye-opening experience into the world of science.


Roxanne Dutia, 2014 Berrie Fellow, Wins Young Investigator Award

For Research On Beta-Cell Function After Weight Loss Surgery

Congratulations to Roxanne Dutia, PhD, one of six recipients of the inaugural Samuel Bard Young Investigator Award, presented by Columbia University’s Department of Medicine based on an abstract of her research on beta-cell function after weight loss surgery. 

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