Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Co-Director Wins Albert Renold Award

Dr. Rudolph L. Leibel, co-director of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University, is the recipient of the 2019 Albert Renold Award, which the American Diabetes Association presents to an individual whose career is distinguished by outstanding achievements in the training and mentorship of diabetes research scientists and in the development of communities of scientists to enhance diabetes research. In announcing the award, the ADA cited Dr. Leibel’s work crafting “a scientific environment in which curiosity of students and fellows is encouraged,” singling out programs funded by The Russell Berrie Foundation that support post-doctoral scientists in training throughout the world.