Dr. Timothy Kern is a professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Case Western Reserve University and director of the Center for Diabetes Research. His research is focused primarily on determining what causes retinopathy in diabetes patients and how to prevent it. His laboratory is identifying how hyperglycemia causes retinopathy, and discovering new treatments that may inhibit the loss of vision in diabetes. In this episode, he talks about how to control blood sugar, new diabetes treatments, and what keeps him working long hours in the lab.
Discussants (in alphabetical order):
Dr. Astrid Cardona (Associate Professor, STCEID, UTSA)
Dr. Janakiram Seshu (Associate Professor, STCEID, UTSA)