Current DRC Funding Recipients

Pilot and Feasibility

Michael Ailion, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry): Proteins required for insulin secretory granule biogenesis
Jenny E. Kanter, PhD (Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine): Project Title: Myeloid cell production of versican and atherosclerosis in diabetes
Sara J. Morgan, PhD, CPO (Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine): Project Title: Effects of a community exercise program on physical, physiological, and psychosocial health outcomes in people with diabetic foot ulcers
Neal Paragas, PhD (Research Assistant Professor, Nephrology): The Kidney Nephron Expresses Factors that Predict Progression of Diabetic Nephropathy


McAbee Fellowship

Melissa Jackson, PhD (Senior Fellow, Bioengineering, Mentor: Cecilia Giachelli, PhD): Diabetes inhibits osteoclastic anti-calcific activity and promotes calcific aortic valve disease


Stroum Fellowship

Paige D. Wartko (Graduate Student, Department of Epidemiology, Mentor: Sascha Dublin): Project Title: Association of antidepressant medication use during pregnancy and perinatal outcomes, including gestational diabetes, gestational weight gain, and birth weight


New Investigator

Katya Rubinow, MD (Assistant Professor, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition): The Metabolic Effects of Macrophage-Derived Estrogens in Men


If the DRC has supported your research in any way, please support us by citing the DRC grant number P30DK017047 in the acknowledgment section of your publications.

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