UW Diabetes Institute Researcher Gregory Morton Receives NIH R01 Award

Dr. Gregory Morton, PhD, has been awarded a competing renewal for his NIH R01 project entitled “CNS mechanisms governing diabetic hyperglycemia”. This 5-year, $1.25M award seeks to identify the neuroendocrine mechanisms and associated neurocircuits that drive diabetic hyperglycemia and delineate how these effects occur. Dr. Morton is a Research Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition and Director, UW Nutrition Obesity Research Center Energy Balance Core.