Antoinette Moran

Vice Chair of Faculty Development and Marguerite & James Dugger Professor in Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics
Faculty, Cystic Fibrosis Center
Pediatric Endocrinologist


Professor Antoinette Moran, MD, is a Professor in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of Minnesota. She has been working with patients with diabetes since 1987, performing research and clinical care. Her research in cystic fibrosis-related diabetes resulted in her being named the first annual recipient of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Richard C. Talamo Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award, for "research contributions that have had significant influence on the course of the disease." She is a leader in the field of clinical trials to prevent and cure type 1 diabetes. Her research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and industry. She is involved in global health and has been working with a pediatric diabetes clinic in Uganda for more than 10 years.

Research Summary

Cystic fibrosis related diabetes; Type 1 diabetes prevention; Pediatric diabetes care in East Africa

Clinical Summary

Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes mellitus; Pediatric diabetes; Type 1 diabetes; Pediatric diabetes care in East Africa


MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency in Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology,
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Endocrinology, American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Recognition

Carole J. Bland Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award (2023)
Minneapolis - St. Paul “Top Doctors”, Minneapolis - St. Paul Magazine
Minnesota Monthly “Top Doctors”, Minnesota Monthly Magazine
Marguerite Dugger, Ed.D., & James Dugger M.D. Professorship in Pediatrics
Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Forlenza GP, McVean J, Beck RW, et al. Effect of Verapamil on Pancreatic Beta Cell Function in Newly Diagnosed Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. Published online February 24, 2023. doi:10.1001/jama.2023.2064,



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