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2017 Grant Awardees
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Spring 2017

Marilyn Fishman Grant for Endocrinology Research

Eric Buras, MD, PhD - University of Michigan
Intra-diaphragmatic adiposity and fibrosis are novel contributors to obesity-induced respiratory dysfunction

Shreela Mishra, MD - University of Virginia
Abnormalities in amylin regulation in pre-type 1 diabetes

The Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism Research Grant

Hira Ali, MD - University of Pittsburgh
Wnt Modulators in Obesity and Diabetes: Population to Laboratory

Priyanka Iyer, MD - Baylor College of Medicine
Circulating BRAFV600E cell free DNA as a biomarker of response in the management of Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma

Nana Esi Kittah, MD - Mayo Clinic
Exendin (9,39) and Satiety After Bariatric Surgery

Joshua Levine, MD, PhD - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Investigation of the molecular mechanism of plasminogen activator inhibitor type-1 regulated glucose tolerance

Asha Pathak, MD - University of Washington
Role of plasma membrane cholesterol in adipocyte chemokine and cytokine gene expression

Ana Perdigoto, MD - Yale University
Immunological and β cell changes in response to checkpoint inhibition

Sophia Yu, MD - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Effect of exercise on high density lipoprotein-cholesterol composition and function in lean, non-diabetic obese, and diabetic obese adults

Young Investigator Awards

Jing Hughes, MD - Washington University
Glucagon regulation by a novel brown adipose factor

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