DOCE Director Michael Schwartz, MD receives ADA Mentor-Based Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Dr. Michael Schwartz (MTE) has been awarded an American Diabetes Association Mentor-Based Postdoctoral Fellowship Award for his application entitled “Hypothalamic Mechanisms in the Pathogenesis of Obesity and Diabetes” This ADA Program supports the training of scientists in an environment most conducive to beginning a career in diabetes research. The 4-year award is given to established and active investigators in diabetes research for the annual stipend support of a postdoctoral fellow to work closely with the mentor.  Dr. Schwartz is Professor of Medicine, Director of the UW Medicine Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence and the Robert H. Williams Endowed Chair in Medicine.