Dr. Urano's Blog

Endoplasmic Reticulum

Collaboration with Dr. Gil Leibowitz

I am very grateful today. We will officially work with Dr. Gil Leibowitz at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem on Wolfram syndrome, and this will be funded by the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation in the next four years. We will develop and test a new treatment for Wolfram syndrome.


Dr. Leibowitz is my long-term collaborator. He is a dedicated physician and scientist, and a very kind and reserved person. I first met with him at a diabetes meeting in France several years ago. I presented our work on Wolfram syndrome and Dr. Leibowitz showed his data on ER <span style=”font-size: large;”>(endoplasmic reticulum) </span>stress in beta cells. He mentioned that he had patients with Wolfram syndrome. Dr. Leibowitz has conducted a small scale clinical trial on Wolfram syndrome.


I feel grateful today and appreciate this opportunity. Thank you, thank you, thank you. I hope you will have a wonderful day.

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