Larry G. Moss, MD is a Physician/Scientist who trained at Baylor College of Medicine, Harvard Medical School (Brigham and Women’s and MGH) and UCSF. Larry came to Duke University Medical Center and the Sarah W. Stedman Center in 2005 as an associate professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition after serving on the Endocrine faculties of UCSF, BCM and Tufts Medical School. While wearing his Physician’s hat, Dr. Larry Moss established the Endocrinology and Diabetes Service at Durham Regional Hospital in 2006. He also served as Chief Medical Officer of Duke (Durham) Regional from 2007-2009 and was recognized for leading improvements in patient safety and clinical quality, while expanding services. He continues to serve in the Division of Endocrinology at Duke University Hospital as a consulting clinician and educator. Dr. Larry Moss is a Senior Scientist on the DMPI Staff, contributing to overall research direction on many projects with a focus on pancreatic islet biology. His expertise in Bioinformatics and Genetics as well as advanced microscopy provides a broad and valuable resource. He has pioneered the use of the zebrafish as a diabetes disease model organism and demonstrated that zebrafish exhibit robust beta cell regeneration. Pursuing the goal of diabetes therapy, zebrafish pancreatic regeneration is being exploited as a discovery platform for genetic and small molecule screening.