Instructor, Division of Cellular Biology
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
DRC Affiliate, Dr. Jeremy Duffield, associate professor (Nephrology), is the recipient of the 2013 American Society of Nephrology Young Investigator Award. This annual award is given to an individual with an exceptional record of “achievement and creativity in basic or patient-oriented research related to the functions and diseases of the kidney.
Dr. Edward Boyko, Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine), Epidemiology and Health Services, has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 Kelly M. West Award from the American Diabetes Association. The award was established in 1986 in memory of Kelly M. West, who is widely regarded as the “father of diabetes epidemiology,” and is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of diabetes epidemiology. Dr. Boyko is the second winner of this award from the University of Washington; Dr. Wilfred Fujimoto received the award in 1999.
Steven Kahn, DRC director and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition is being honored with a Laureate Award from the Endocrine Society. Dr. Kahn will receive the 2013 Clinical Investigator Award Lecture, which honors an internationally recognized clinical investigator who has contributed significantly to the pathogenesis, pathophysiology and therapy of endocrine diseases. Dr. Kahn’s studies have included the demonstration in humans of the normal relationship between insulin sensitivity and insulin release that resulted in a paradigm shift in interpreting ß-cell function and helped bring to the fore the critical role of ß-cell dysfunction in disturbances of glucose metabolism. For more information please click here.