Current DRC Funding Recipients

Shreeram Akilesh, MD, Ph.D. (Acting Instructor, Pathology): Regulatory Genomics of Reversal of Diabetic Nephropathy (P&F)

Laura den Hartigh, Ph.D. (Research Assistant Professor, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition): 10, 12 CLA promotes insulin resistance by antagonizing PPARγ (P&F)

George N. Ioannou, BM.Bch, MS (Associate Professor): The Role of Cholesterol Crystals and Crown-Like Structures in NASH (P&F)

Daniel Meier, Ph.D. (Senior Fellow, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition, Mentor: Steven E. Kahn, MB, ChB):  The Role of Islet Proteases in Preventing Islet Amyloid Formation in vivo (McAbee Fellowship)

Andrew Oberst, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Immunology): Exploring the Role of Immunogenic Cell Death in the Initiation of Diabetes (P&F)

Valerie Wall (Graduate Student, Pathology, Mentor: Karin Bornfeldt, PhD): Glucose specific effects on vascular smooth muscle cells in mouse models of accelerated atherosclerosis (Stroum Fellowship)

Wang Wang, M.D., Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine): Stimulation of Satiety by GLP-1: A Neuroimaging Approach (P&F)

T. Eoin West, M.D. (Assistant Professor, Pulmonary): Host Defense in Diabetes (New Investigator Award)

Sakeneh Zraika, Ph.D. (Research Assistant Professor, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition): Acute Regulation of Insulin and Glucagon Secretion by Neprilysin (P&F)

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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