Current DRC Funding Recipients

Pilot and Feasibility

Shreeram Akilesh, MD, PhD (Acting Instructor, Pathology): Regulatory Genomics of Reversal of Diabetic Nephropathy

Laura den Hartigh, PhD (Research Assistant Professor, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition): 10, 12 CLA promotes insulin resistance by antagonizing PPARγ

Thomas Meek, PhD (Acting Instructor, Endocrinology): SF1 neurons in the physiology and pathophysiology of glucose control

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

Robert Lawrence (Graduate Student, Genome Sciences, Mentor: Judit Villén PhD): Systematic analysis of adipocyte metabolic control circuitry


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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