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DOCE Director Michael Schwartz, MD, Receives ADA Basic Science Award

Dr. Michael Schwartz has been awarded an American Diabetes Association Basic Science Award for his project “Novel Anti-Diabetic Actions of Hypothalamic FGF19-FGFR1 Signaling.

DOCE Associate Director Karin Bornfeldt, PhD, Awarded 2013 Russell Ross Memorial Lectureship in Vascular Biology

Dr. Karin Bornfeldt, PhD, has been awarded the 2013 Russell Ross Memorial Lectureship in Vascular Biology. The lecture was delivered at the American Heart Association’s Annual Sessions in Dallas on November 19th.

DOCE Director Michael Schwartz, MD, Published in Nature

Dr. Michael Schwartz is first author of a review in Nature, titled “Cooperation between brain and islet in glucose homeostasis and diabetes.

DOCE Researcher Laura den Hartigh, PhD, Receives NIH K01 Award

Dr. Laura den Hartigh has been awarded an NIH K01 to examine the mechanisms by which 10,12CLA confers resistance to diet-induced weight gain in mice.

DOCE Associate Director Karin Bornfeldt, PhD, Receives NIDDK Pilot and Feasibility Award

Dr. Karin Bornfeldt is the recipient of a Pilot and Feasibility award from the NIDDK-sponsored Diabetic Complications Consortium for her project ‘Diabetes and miRNA’.

DOCE Researcher Ian Sweet, PhD, Receives ADA Gail Patrick Innovation Award

Dr. Ian Sweet is the recipient of the 2013 Gail Patrick Innovation Award from the ADA. This award is granted to Innovation award applications to the ADA that receive the highest priority score.

DOCE Researcher Joshua Thaler, MD, PhD, Receives 2013 Fialkow Award

Dr. Joshua Thaler is the 2013 recipient of the Fialkow Award. The Fialkow Award is awarded annually to recognize the outstanding achievements of junior faculty in medicine in research, teaching, clinical work, and academic citizenship.