Martin J Hessner, PhD

Director, Max McGee National Research Center for Juvenile Diabetes, Children's Research Institute
Professor, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Office Locations

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(414) 456-4496
(414) 456-6663 (fax)

Overview

Division

  • Endocrinology/Diabetes
  • Research center/program
  • Max McGee National Research Center for Juvenile Diabetes

Research interests

  • Diabetes
Study interests
  • Autoimmunity
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Functional Genomics

Education

  • Doctorate, Microbiology/Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1990
  • Fellowship, Product Development Associate, DNA/Cancer Diagnostics Laboratories, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1993

Education & Awards

Awards
  • Invited Speaker, Ninth Annual Rachmiel Levine Diabetes and Obesity Symposium, 2009
  • Invited Speaker, Tenth International Congress of the Immunology of Diabetes Society, 2009
  • Invited Speaker, American Diabetes Association's 70th Annual Meeting, 2010

Research & Publications

Research
  • Quantitative assessment of T1D risk though molecular signature analysis. NIH-NIDDK 1DP3DK098161. Principal Investigator
  • Dissection of cellular interactions in T1DM with integrated functional genomics. NIH-NIAID R01 AI078713-06. Principal Investigator
  • Quantitative assessment of T1D risk though signature analysis. 17-2012-621. Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International. Principal Investigator
  • Serum/plasma induced signatures as T1D biomarkers. 7-12-BS-075. American Diabetes Association. Principal Investigator
  • Biomarkers in Type 1 Diabetes- addressing the systemic nature of the disease by tying immune dysregulation together with beta cell loss. 201301001. Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International. Co-Investigator
Publications