“TBK1 at the Crossroads of Inflammation and Energy Homeostasis in Adipose Tissue”  

“FGF21 Acts Centrally to Induce Sympathetic Nerve Activity, Energy Expenditure, and Weight Loss”  

“Peptide Improves Glucose and Insulin Sensitivity, Lowers Weight in Mice,”  UC San Diego Health,  authored by Yadira Galindo, February 7, 2018

“Eating Well with Diabetes,”  UC San Diego Health,  authored by Melanie Peters, December 20,2017

“5 Endocrinologist Tips for People With Diabetes,”  Healthgrades,  authored by Kristin Kulusa, MD

“Top reports on obesity and liver health for 2017” Healio, features Rohit Loomba November 24th, 2017.

“How Chronic Inflammation Tips the Balance of Immune Cells to Promote Liver Cancer” UC San Diego Health by Heather Buschman, PhD, November 8th, 2017.

“Indigenous Insight” Triton Magazine by Yadira Galindo, features Keolu Fox, PhD

“Diabetes drug results positive, Ligand says,” San Diego Union Tribune, features Robert Henry, MD (Emeritus), and Jeremy Pettus, MD

“How an old asthma drug could be a new diabetes treatment,” UC San Diego Health, features Dr. Alan R. Saltiel, August 15, 2017.

“Asthma drug shows potential benefit for type 2 diabetics,” The San Diego Union-Tribune, features Dr. Alan R. Saltiel, July 5, 2017.

“Could a 30-year-old asthma drug lead to a new treatment for diabetes?,” by Arlene Weintraub, features Dr. Alan R. Saltiel, July 5, 2017.

“Inhibition of IKKɛ and TBK1 Improves Glucose Control in a Subset of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes,” July 5, 2017.

“UC San Diego Partners with Janssen to Research New Approaches to Treat Metabolic Diseases,” by Yadira Galindo, features Jerrold Olefsky, MD ,June 15, 2017.

“Pathways Leading to Beta Cell Division Identified, May Aid Diabetes Treatment,” by Yadira Galindo, features Maike Sander, MD, May 02, 2017.

“UC San Diego School of Medicine’s Christopher Glass Joins National Academy of Sciences” by Heather Buschman, PhD and features Christopher K. Glass, MD, PhD, May 02, 2017.

“Carmel Valley resident joins more than 180 diabetes advocates for the American Diabetes Association’s 2017 Call to Congress Advocacy Day”DEL MAR TIMES, features Dr. Alan R. Saltiel, April 24, 2017.

“Diabetes drug could be the first to reverse the disease,”New Scientist, features Stephanie Stanford, PhD, and Nunzio Bottini, MD, PhD, March 27, 2017.

"Gut health and weight loss: what you need to know -- The microbes in your stomach could help you lose weight" on AOL Health quotes Rob Knight, PhD, faculty member of the IDMH Center for Integrative and Molecular Metabolism. Dr. Knight is Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and holder of an additional appointment in the Department of Computer Science.

Olefsky-Jerrold-UCSDNews-Nov2016-lg.jpg Insulin Resistance Reversed by Removal of Protein - UC San Diego press release by Yadira Galindo, UC San Diego Health, November 3, 2016.
By removing the protein galectin-3 (Gal3), a team of investigators led by University of California School of Medicine researchers were able to reverse diabetic insulin resistance and glucose intolerance in mouse models of obesity and diabetes...Read the full story

At left: Project Principal Investigator Jerrold Olefsky, professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at UC San Diego School of Medicine and faculty member, Center for Integrative Metabolism, IDMH

The Heat Is On. Dr Saltiel and his work are profiled in Discoveries Magazine, Volume 7, pages 32-33, 2016. Discoveries Magazine is a publication of UC San Diego Health Sciences.

How to Battle Cancer Linked to Obesity - By Alan Saltiel, PhD, and J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD, San Diego Union-Tribune, September 22, 2016.

New Institute for Diabetes and Metabolic Health Debuts at UC San Diego: Expansive effort will encompass both research and treatment of major national health issue. By Scott LaFee, UC San Diego Health Newsroom, June 9, 2016.

Leading Metabolics Researcher Joins UC San Diego School of Medicine: Alan Saltiel will head unified effort to create comprehensive diabetes center. By Scott LaFee, UC San Diego Health Newsroom, July 6, 2015.            

The Connection Between Oxygen and Diabetes: A lack of O2 in fat cells triggers inflammation and insulin resistance in obesity. By Scott LaFee, UC San Diego Health Newsroom, June 5, 2014.