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2016 Grant Awardees
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 Fall 2016

Adnan Ajmal, MD - University of Michigan
Using Molecular Genetics to Establish Novel Etiology for Familial Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism and Growth Hormone Deficiency

Sophia Hu, MD - NYU School of Medicine
Neoadjuvant Targeted Therapy to Improve Efficacy of Radioactive Iodine Ablation for Initial Treatment of BRAF Mutant Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Ijeoma Muo, MD, MPH - National Institute of Health
Does the Effect of Phosphodiesterase 4D Inhibitor on Body Weight and Insulin Sensitivity, in Young Mice, Depend on Dietary Fat Content?

Lisa Parikh, MD - Yale School of Medicine
The Central Nervous System in Obesity: Investigating the Role of Glucocorticoids

Prasanthi Pasala, MD - Virginia Commonwealth University/Children's Hospital of Richmond
The Role of Inositols in Diabetes and Insulin Resistance Syndromes in Children: A Pilot Study

Ankit Shah, MD - Columbia University Medical Center
Effect of Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitors on Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Levels after Gastric Bypass Surgery

Kruti Shah, MD - Oklahoma University of Health Sciences Center
Effect of gestational diabetes mellitus on microRNA expression

Margaret Stefater, MD, PhD - Boston Children's Hospital
Splanchnic Amino Acid Sequestration as a Key Mechanism for Metabolic Improvement after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

Chi Tang, MD - University of New York at Buffalo 
Anti-inflammatory and ROS Suppressive Effects of the Fiber supplementation to a High Fat High Carbohydrate Meal in patients with type 2 diabetes

Mary Ellen Vajravelu, MD - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Effects of Continuous Enteral Dextrose on Feeding, Growth, and Gut Microbiome in Infants and Children with Hyperinsulinism

 

Spring 2016

Marilyn Fishman Grant for Endocrinology Research
 

Anu Sharma, MBBS - Mayo Clinic
Effect of fasting endogenous GLP-1 on the Beta Cell Response to Intravenous Glucose

Melissa Sum, MD - Columbia University
A Genetic Approach Toward Individualizing the Assessment of Osteoporosis

Tiffany Kim, MD - University of California, San Francisco
Gut Hormone and Skeletal Changes after Bariatric Surgery

Reilly Coch, MD - Duke University
The Role of Glucagon in Diabetic Ketoacidosis

 
The Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism Research Grant
 

Kristin Dayton, MD - University of Florida
Developing a Novel Screening Strategy in Overweight and Obese Children at Risk for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Shuchie Jain, MD - Temple University Hospital
The insulin-stimulated burst in intracellular hydrogen peroxide: subcellular localization and role in insulin signaling

Jonathan Meyer, MD - University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
The Effect of Maternal Diabetes Mellitus on Fetal Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor

Michelle Lemelman, MD - The University of Chicago
Activating KCNJ11 mutations in Neonatal Diabetes and associated Neurodevelopmental Outcomes and Sleep Disorders

Jamie Mullally, MD - Columbia University Medical Center
Weight Loss Response to Naltrexone/Bupropion (Contrave) Is Modulated by TaqIA Polymorphism: A Pilot Study

Gad Shlomai, MD - Mount Sinai
The role of hyperinsulinemia and insulin receptor isoforms on growth and progression of breast cancer

 
Young Investigator Awards

Amy Clark, DO - Washington School of Medicine
Targeting Cellular Calcium Stabilization to Prevent Beta Cell Death in T1DM


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