DOCE researcher Gregory Morton PhD receives Perkins Coie Award for Discovery

Gregory J. Morton (MTE) has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Perkins Coie Award for Discovery. He will receive $20,000 for his project “Normalization of Blood Glucose Levels in Uncontrolled Diabetes without Insulin.” The award is the fourth in the law firm’s five-year commitment to support translational research at the South Lake Union campus. Dr. Morton is a research assistant professor of medicine and an investigator with the UW Medicine Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence where he studies the role of the brain in the regulation of energy balance and glucose metabolism.