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Fall 2015
Marilyn Fishman Grant for Endocrinology Research
Elwaseila Hamdoun, MBBS - University of Minnesota
Redefining Vitamin D Deficiency in African Children
 
Jing Hughes, MD - Washington University
New mechanism of antigen uptake in type 1 diabetes


The Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism Research Grant
Diana Stanescu, MD - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The functional maturation of beta cells in human development
 
Jennifer Concepcion, MD - University of California, San Diego
Metabolomic Profiling in Adolescents with Obesity and Diabetes
 
Jamie Felton, MD - Vanderbilt University
Identification of Pathogenic Human Autoepitopes in Type 1 Diabetes
 
Jing Hughes, MD - Washington University
New mechanism of antigen uptake in type 1 diabetes
 
Katie O'Sullivan, MD - University of Chicago
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents
 
Magdalena Dumin, MD - University of Chicago Medical Center
Chronotype in Preadolescents and Type 2 Diabetes Risk
 
Mahmoud Hamdan, MD - Children's Hospital of New Orleans
Does Iron Status Explain Racial Disparity in HbA1c Outcome for Children with Type 1 DM?
 
Manal Habib, MD - University of California, Los Angeles 
Implications of Humanin: Insulin association on ß cell survival and insulin secretion
 
Mercy Rajesh, MBBS - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Bardet BIedl Syndrome and Insulin Receptor trafficking
 
Neha Patel, DO - Yale University
Effect of Canagliflozin in T1DM After Interruption of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion
 
Robert Strait, MD - University of Wisconsin
HPA axis activation by psychological stress as an independent risk factor for components of the metabolic syndrome in children


Young Investigator Awards

Janice Hwang, MD - Yale School of Medicine
Investigating the role of the polyol pathway in the CNS production of fructose
 
Vidhu Thaker, MD - Boston Children's Hospital
Metabolic phenotyping in children with ROHHAD syndrome

 

Spring 2015

Marilyn Fishman Grant for Endocrinology Research
Ewa, Ruel, MD - Duke University
Clinically vs. pathologically negative lymph nodes in patients with papillary thyroid cancer:  survival, radioactive iodine therapy and lymphadenectomy patterns of use

Program Director: Thomas Weber, MD


The Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism Research Grant
Paulina Ortiz-Rubio, MD - Boston Children's Hospital
NICU CGM
Program Director: Diane Stafford, MD

Emir Tas, MD - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Characterization of a Novel Monogenic Mouse Model of Insulin Resistance
Program Director: Selma Witchel, MD
 
Brandi Addison, DO - University of Texas Medical Branch-Galvston
Non-complicated Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Safety, Cost and Effectiveness of Alternative Treatment Strategies to Intensive Care Unit Management
Program Director: O. Bryan Holland, MD
 
Lawrence Swanson, MD - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Screening for Retinopathy in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
Program Director: Selma Witchel, MD
 
Karishma Datye, MD - Vanderbilt University
Assessing Barriers to Adherence in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
Program Director:William Russell
 
Anne-Marie Carreau, MD, MSc - Université de Sherbrooke
Acute effect of biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD-DS) on postprandial plasmatic acylcarnitines profile and fatty acid flux
Program Director: Pr. Frédéric Bernier
 
Monica Serrano Gonzalez, MD - Children's Hospital, Los Angeles
Food Decision-Making in Childhood Obesity
Program Director: Roshanak Monzavi, MD


Spring 2014
Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research  
Giulio Romeo , M.D. – Joslin Diabetes Center, Inc 
Anti-inflammatory effect of antidiabetic drugs in type 2 diabetic patients
Program Director: Sharon Harpel

Emily Breidbart , M.D.– Columbia University
Whole Exome Sequencing as a Discovery and Diagnostic Tool in Familial Diabetes
Program Director:John Bilezikian, M.D.

Jessica Furst, M.D. - Columbia University
Bone material properties in type 2 diabetes
Program Director:John Bilezikian, M.D.
 
Cassandra Brady M.D. - Children's Hospital Medical Center
A pilot study to assess pre-clinical cerebrovascular disease in youth with type 2 diabetes
Program Director: Phillippe Backeljauw
 
The EFF Endocrine Research Grant
Nikita Pozdeyev, M.D. PhD-- University of Colorado
Radiosensitization of thyroid cancer by blocking NF-kB signaling 
Program Director: Ryan Holland, M.D.

Fall 2014
 
Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research
Jacqueline Lonier, MD - NYU School of Medicine
Cellular RAGE signaling pathways that mediate islet amyloidosis-induced beta-cell toxicity in type 2 diabetes
Program Director: Ann Danoff
 
Leslie Kimura, MD - Regents of the University of California
Myoblast survival and differentiation: cytoprotective and pro-differentiation effects of humanin against oxidative stress
Program Director: Kuk-Wha Lee
 
The EFF Endocrine Research Grant
Jianyu Xu, MD, PhD - Anderson Cancer Center
The detection and characterizaton of circulating tumor cells in metastatic papillary thyroid cancer: a pilot study
Program Director: Sonali Thosani, MD
 
Manisha Garg, MD, PhD - University of Buffalo
Effect of Liraglutide on hyperglycemia and Ketogenesis
Program Director: Ajay Chaudhuri, MD

 
Spring 2013
 
Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research 
 
The EFF Endocrine Research Grant
Janice Hwang, M.D. – Yale University
Investigating Markers of Energy Metabolism in the CNS and Periphery in Pregnant Women with Varying Degrees of Insulin Resistance
Program Director:  Silvia Inzucchi, M.D.

David Sparling, M.D., Ph.D. – Columbia University
The Role of Notch in Adipogenesis
Program Director: Sharon Oberfield, M.D.

The EFF Endocrine Research Grant
Amy Anderson, D.O.,MPH. -- University of Virginia
Etiologic Factors of Obesity Associated Hyperandrogenemia During Puberty
Program Director:  Christopher McCartney, M.D.

Margaret Lippincott , M.D. – Massachusetts General Hospital
Influence of Sex Steroids on Kisspeptin Physiology
Program Director:  Stephanie Seminara, M.D.

Fall 2013

Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research

Marisa Fisher , M.D. – Indiana University
Application of Methylation Speciic PCR in Type 2 Diabetes
Program Director: John Fuqua M.D. and Erica Eugster, M.D.

Wenyan Juang , M.D.– University of Virginia
MicroRNA and Vascular Insulin Resistance
Program Director: Christopher McCartney, M.D

The EFF Endocrine Research Grant
Elaine Cong, M.D. -- Columbia University
Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Cognitive Abnormalities and their Reversibility with Treatment
Program Director: John Bilezikian, M.D.

Licy Yanes Cardozo , M.D. -- University of Mississippi Medical Center
Mechanisms of Testosterone Replacement-Mediated Hyptertension in Obesity Related Hypergonadism
Program Director: Jose Subauste, M.D.

Fellows Development Research Grant Program in Diabetes, Obesity, and Fat Cell Biology
Flynn Maxfield, M.D., Ph.D. – Northwestern University
Lipid-Induced Inflammation as a Link between Circadian Disruption and Arterial Thrombosis
Program Director: Peter Kopp, M.D

 

Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research
Michael Chu, M.D. – Oregon Health & Science University
Regulation of Adipose Function by GLP-1 and its Metabolites
Program Director: Robert Klein, M.D.

Waleed Janem, M.D. – Women and Children’s Hospital at Buffalo
Identification of Dental Health Markers in Pediatric Subjects With and Without Type 2 Diabetes
Program Director: Kathleen Bethin, M.D., Ph.D.

Marianna Nicoletta-Gentile, D.O. – Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Characterize the Role of a Novel Mitochondrial Peptide on Glucose Homestasis
Program Director: Rubina Heptulla, M.D.

Kim Nguyen, M.D. – Columbia University
The Predictive Value of Insulin Secretion and Gut Hormones in Improved Glucose Homeostasis Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery versus Intensive Medical and Lifestyle Therapy
Program Director: John Bilezikian, M.D.

The EFF Endocrine Research Grant
Daniel Kort, M.D. – Columbia University
The Effect of Oral Cinnamon Extract on Menstrual Cyclicity in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Program Director: Roger Lobo, M.D.

Manasi Sinha, M.D., MPH – Massachusetts General Hospital
Selecting Insulin Analogs for Closed-Loop Control Using Multiplex Pharmacokinetic Profiling
Program Director: Madhu Misra, M.D., MPH

 

Spring 2012

Fellows Development Research Grant Program in Diabetes, Obesity, and Fat Cell Biology
Nathan Bingham, M.D., Ph.D. – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Effects of High Fat Diet on Hypothalamic Microglia
Program Director: Philippe Backeljauw, M.D.
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Kimberly Richards, M.D. – University of Wisconsin
Effects on Pancreatic Islet Morphology in Male Offspring: A Rhesus Monkey Model of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Epigenetics
Program Director: David B. Allen, M.D.

Elizabeth Thomas, M.D. – University of Colorado, Denver
Effects of Skipping Breakfast on the Metabolic and Behavioral Responses to Food in Obese Women
Program Director:  Daniel Bessesen, M.D.

Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research
Yung-Ping Chin, M.D. – University of California, Los Angeles
Humanin: A Novel Endocrine Treatment for Diabetes-Related Neuronal Damage
Program Director:  Kuk-Wha Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

Ronald Codario, M.D. – University of Pittsburgh
Glucose Flux and Beta Cell Proliferation
Program Director: Harsha Rao, M.D.

Monica Marin, M.D. – Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center
Aerobic Interval Training as a Treatment for Dyslipidemia in Obese Adolescents
Program Director:  Kenneth Copeland, M.D.

Niyati Skaria, M.D. – Stony Brook University Hospital
Accuracy of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Pediatric Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Program Director:  Andrew Lane, M.D.

The EFF Endocrine Research Grant
Dennis Joseph, M.D. -- Indiana University School of Medicine
Muscle Dysfunction in Androgen Deprivation: Role of Ryanodine Receptor
Program Director:  Paris Roach, M.D.

Jennifer Morrison, M.D. – University of Colorado, Denver
TXNIP as a Regulator of Thyroid Cancer Aggressiveness
Program Director:  Daniel Bessesen, M.D.

 
Fall 2011
 
Fellows Development Research Grant Program in Diabetes, Obesity, and Fat Cell Biology
Brittany Bohinc, M.D. – Duke University Hospital
The Association of Serum Thyroid Hormone Pattern Abnormalities, Hepatic Tissue Thyroid Hypofunction and Gene Expression of Potential Regulators of Intracellular Thyroid Hormone Concentration with Severity of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Program Director: Thomas Weber, M.D.

Maria Cecilia Catilo, M.D. – New York Presbyterian/Columbia University

Maximal Beta-Cell Function After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Compared to Lean Subjects
Program Director: John Bilezikian, M.D.

Tina Cheng, M.D. – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Effect of Vitamin D on Endothelial Function in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Measured by Endo-PAT
Program Director: Phyllis W. Speiser, M.D.

Elena De Filippis, M.D., Ph.D. – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Role of BPA in Adipocytes Development and Physiology
Program Director: Evan Rosen, M.D., Ph.D.

Nitesh Kuhadiya, M.D., M.P.H. – University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Liraglutide as Additional Treatment in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Program Director: Ajay Chaudhuri, M.D.

Ashley Shoemaker, M.D. – Vanderbilt University

Effects of Exenatide on Body Weight in Patients with Hypothalamic Obesity
Program Director:  William Russell, M.D.

Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research

Stephanie Chung, M.B.B.S. – Baylor College of Medicine
Glucose Production and Gluconeogenesis in Children with Type 2 Diabetes
Program Director:  Katherine Hwu, M.D.

Krishnaswamy Rao, M.D. – Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

Effect of Dietary Counseling and Behavior Modification on Lipid Profiles and Inflammatory Mediators in Preschool Children with Type 1 Diabetes?
Program Director: Kathleen Bethin, M.D.

Anu Vishwanath, M.D. – University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Influence of Maternal Diabetes Mellitus on Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cell microRNA
Program Director: Kenneth Copeland, M.D.

Peter Wolfgram, M.D. – University of Wisconsin

The Role of Ethnicity and Race in Site Specific Fat Distribution, Inflammation and Insulin Resistance in Children
Program Director: David B. Allen, M.D.

The EFF Endocrine Research Grant

Penelope Armada, M.D. – Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
The Evaluation of the Effects of Anti TNF - Treatment in the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Murine
Program Director: Elizabeth Estrada, M.D.

Emily Evans-Hoeker, M.D. – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Isoflavones (genistein, daidzein and glycetein), Black Cohosh and the GPR30 Estrogen Receptor
Program Director: Marc A. Fritz, M.D.

Alexander Uihlein, M.D. – Massachusetts General Hospital

Testosterone and Alendronate in Hypogonadal Men
Program Director: Beverly M.K. Biller M.D.


Spring 2011
 
Fellows Development Research Grant Program in Diabetes, Obesity, and Fat Cell Biology
Jonathan Howell, M.D., Ph.D.—Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Center
Incretin Expression and Regional Patterning in Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Intestine
Program Director: Philippe Backeljauw, M.D.

Ania Jastreboff, M.D. – Yale University

GLP-1 Analogue Effect on Neural Food Reward-Motivation Pathways
Program Director: Silvio Inzucchi, M.D.

Shana McCormack, M.D. – Massachusetts General Hospital

Cardiovascular Fitness in Overweight Children and Adolescents Before and After an Intensive In-Home Exercise Training Intervention
Program Director: Joseph A. Majzoub, M.D.

Tracy Tylee, M.D. – University of Washington

A Role for Leptin in the Regulation of Voluntary Activity in Mice
Program Director: Dace Trence, M.D.

Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research

Erin Dunnigan, M.D., MBA – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
QR-Bromocriptine as an Adjunct to Insulin and Metformin in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
Program Director:  Ildiko Lingvay, MD, MPH, MSCS

Daniel Hsia, M.D. – Bayor College of Medicine

Differences in Glucose Metabolism in Adolescent Patients Before and After Bariatric Surgery
Program Director:  Katherine Hwu, M.D.

Paula Newton, M.D. – Washington University School of Medicine

The Impact of Acute Moderate Intensity Exercise on Blood Glucose in Children and Young Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Program Director:  Paul Hruz, M.D., Ph.D.

Cynthia Yazbeck, M.D. – University of Pittsburgh

Contribution of Adipocyte-Specific ATGL-Medicated Triacylglycerol Hydrolysis to Adipocyte Function, Insulin Responsiveness and Inflammation In Vivo
Program Director:  Andrew F. Stewart, M.D.

The EFF Endocrine Research Grant

Bethany Freedman, M.D., Ph.D. – Children’s Hospital Boston
Adrenal Lineage Development: The Role of the Zona Glomerulosa
Program Director:  Joseph Majzoub, M.D.

Joelle Taylor, M.D. – Eastern Virginia Medical School

A Novel in Vitro Human Trophoblast-3D Endometrial Culture to Study Invasion and the Role of BMP2
Program Director:  David Archer, M.D.
 
 

Fall 2010

Fellows Development Research Grant Program in Diabetes, Obesity, and Fat Cell Biology
Brian Layden, M.D., Ph.D. – Northwestern University
Short Chain Fatty Acids and Their Receptors, FFAR2 and FFAR3: Novel Signaling Pathways in Pancreatic Beta Cells
Program Director:  Peter Kopp, M.D.

Ashley Shoemaker, M.D. – Vanderbilt University
Cross Sectional Observational Study to Determine the Thermogenic Effect of Food in Children with Melanocortin Obesity Syndrome
Program Director:  William Russell, M.D.

Stephanie Sisley, M.D. – Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
CNS NFkappaB Regulation of Peripheral Glucose Homeostasis
Program Director:  Philippe Backeljauw, M.D.

Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research
Katherine Frachetti, M.D. – State University of New York at Buffalo
Effect of Sitaglipton on Glycemic Control, Post Prandial Glucagon and Inflammation in Type 1 Diabetics
Program Director:  Ajay Chaudhuri, M.D.
 
Belinda Lennerz, M.D., Ph.D. – Children’s Hospital Boston
Effects of Dietary Glycemic Index on Brain Function
Program Director:  Joseph Majzoub, M.D.

Tiffany Musick, D.O. – Children’s Mercy Hospital
Influence of Fetal Steroids on Epigenetics and Obesity
Program Director:  Joseph Cernich, M.D.

Darshana Purohit, MBBS – University of Texas, Southwestern
The Effect of Anti-Androgen Therapy on Weight Loss and Adipose Cellularity in Obese Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Undergoing Gastric Band Surgery
Program Director:  Ildiko Lingvay, M.D., MSCS

Emily Schroeder, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Colorado, Denver
Predictors of Simultaneous Control Among Patients with Diabetes, Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia
Program Director:  Daniel Bessesen, M.D.

Carol Touma, M.D. – University of Chicago
Modulation of Sympathovagal Balance by GLP-1 Agonists
Program Director:  Tamara Vokes, M.D.

The EFF Endocrine Research Grant
Valeria Benavides, M.D., MPH – Yale University
Teratogenic Potential of Antithyroid Drugs
Program Director:  Stuart Weinzimer, M.D.

Seenia Peechakara, M.D. – Cleveland Clinic Foundation
ACTH Stimulation Test with 25 ug Cosyntropin for Evaluation of Adult Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis
Program Director:  Robert Zimmerman, M.D.

 
Spring 2010

Fellows Development Research Grant Program in Diabetes, Obesity, and Fat Cell Biology
Emily Jane Gallagher, M.D. - Mount Sinai Medical Center
The Effects of Beta Cell Specific Growth Hormone Receptor Disruption on Beta Cell Mass and Function
Program Director: Robert Yanagisawa, M.D.

Hidekazu Hosono, M.D. - University of California, Los Angeles
A Family of Novel Mitochondrial-Derived Peptides and Their Role in Diabetes
Program Director: Kuk-Wha Lee, M.D., Ph.D

Vasiliki Moragianni, M.D. - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Leptin Treatment in Lean Women with PCOS
Program Director: Alan S. Penzias, M.D.

Gabrielle Page-Wilson, M.D. - Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Effects of Early Estradiol Replacement on Adipopse Tissue Inflammation and Metabolism in Postmenopausal Women
Program Director: John P. Bilezikian, M.D.

Amy Riek, M.D - Washington University School of Medicine
Vitamin D, Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Disease
Program Director: Janet McGill, M.D.

Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research
Pinar Gumus, M.D. - LSUHSC, Children's Hospital
Is Cortisol Metabolism Altered in Obese Children with Type 2 Diabetes?
Program Director: Stuart Chalew, M.D.

Ioannis Papagiannis, M.D. - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Contribution of Hyperglycemia to Increased Beta Cell Proliferation in an Insulin Resistance Model
Program Director: James May, M.D.

Jennifer Rehm, M.D. - University of Wisconsin, Madison
Prevalence Hepatic Steatosis in Adolescents with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Program Director: David B. Allen, M.D.

Kanakadurga Singer, M.D. - University of Michigan
Neuropeptide Y as a Mediator of Obesity Induced Adipose Tissue Inflammation
Program Director: Delia Vazquez, M.D.

The EFF Endocrine Research Grant
Joanna Klubo-Gwiezdzinska, M.D., Ph.D. - Washington Hospital Center
The Expression of Translocator Protein (TSPO) in Thyroid Cancer and its Role in Mitochondria-Mediated Apoptosis
Program Director: Kenneth Burman, M.D.

Tirissa Reid, M.D. - Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Assessment of Endothelial Function in Patients with Acromegaly
Program Director: Pamela U. Freda, M.D.

Ksenia Tonyushkina, M.D. - Baystate Medical Center
Ontogeny and Maturation of Negative Feedback Regulation in the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Thyroid Axis
Program Director: Holley Allen, M.D.


Fall 2009
 
Fellows Development Research Grant Program in Diabetes, Obesity, and Fat Cell Biology
Anna Milanesi, M.D. – Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cell for Type 1 Diabetes
Program Director: Jane Weinreb, M.D.
 
Jennifer Park, M.D. – University of California, San Francisco
The Role of the Calcium-Sensing Receptor (CaR) in the Hypothalamic Regulation of Appetite and Energy Homeostasis
Program Director: Michael German, M.D.
Paul Piper, M.D. – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Investigating Ghrelin Secretion in Primary Cell Culture
Program Director: William Kovacs, M.D.
Carolina Solis, M.D. – University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio
Effect of Plasma Glucose Reduction by Selective SGLT2 Inhibition on Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Impaired Insulin Sensitivity and Beta Cell Dysfunction in T2DM
Program Director: Ralph DeFronzo, M.D.
 
Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research
Caroline Messer, M.D. – Mount Sinai Medical Center
Pancreatic Beta-Cell Dysfunction in PCOS Patients: The Role of Metformin
Program Director: Robert Yanagisawa, M.D
Joanna Mitri, M.D. – Tufts Medical Center
The Effects of Vitamin D Supplementation on Systemic Inflammation, Lipid Profile and Endothelial Dysfunction in Pre-Diabetes
Program Director: Ronald Lechan, M.D., Ph.D.
Sadeka Shahani, M.D. – Baylor College of Medicine
Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Vascular Inflammation and Insulin Resistance in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome
Ashok Balasubramanyam, M.D.
Jeanie Tryggestad, M.D. – University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Vascular Compliance and Endothelial Function in Children with Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
Program Director: Steven Chernausek, M.D.
 
The EFF Endocrine Research Grant
David Howard, M.D. – University of Colorado Denver
Circulating Triglyceride Saturation, Not Concentration, Predicts Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Disease in Humans
Program Director: Daniel Bessesen, M.D.
Natalie Shaw, M.D. – Massachusetts General Hospital
Effect of Sleep Apnea on Nocturnal GnRH/LH Pulsatile Secretion in Children in Early Puberty
Program Director: Joseph A. Majzoub, M.D.
 
 
Spring 2009
 
Fellows Development Research Grant Program in Diabetes, Obesity, and Fat Cell Biology
Abdul-Razzak Alamir, M.D. – University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville
The Effects of Niacin on apo A-1 Gene Expression and HDLc Synthesis
Program Director, Kent Wehmeier, M.D.
Brian T. Layden, M.D., Ph.D. – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
The Role of Free Fatty Acid Receptor-2 in Proliferation of Pancreatic Beta Cells
Program Director, Peter Kopp, M.D.
Kerri L. Marquard, M.D. – Washington University School of Medicine
Oocyte/Granulosa Cell Communication in an Insulin Resistant Mouse Model
Program Director, Kelle Moley, M.D.
Dorothee Kim Dang Newbern, M.D – Duke University
BCAA and Pathogenesis on Insulin Resistance
Program Director, Deanna Adkins, M.D.
Anisha D. Patel, D.O – Yale University Medical School
Obesity and Metabolic Changes Associated with Transgenic Marshmallow Mice
Program Director, Thomas Carpenter, M.D.
Danielle E. Weiss, M.D. – Stanford Hospital
Investigation of Potential Hormonal Basis for Sexual Dimorphism in Adipose Cell Size and Abdominal Fat Distribution
Program Director, Laurence Katznelson, M.D.

 
Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research
Mandeep Brar, M.D. – University of Colorado, Denver
Vascular Injury by Lipoproteins, Oxidants and Diabetes
Program Director, Daniel Bessesen, M.D.
Constantine S. Djedjos, M.D. – Johns Hopkins University
Hormonal Regulation of Hepatic Gluconeogenesis
Program Director, Sally Radovick, M.D.

Clare Flannery, M.D. – Yale University
The Effect of Hyperinsulinemia on Endometrium
Program Director, Silvio Inzucchi, M.D.
Radha Nandagopal, M.D. – NICHD, National Institutes of Health
Partners for Better Health in Adolescent Type 2 Diabetes: The Buddy Study
Program Director, Constantine Stratakis, M.D.

Melinda Penn, M.D. – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
The MicroRNA Expression of the Human Beta-Cell
Program Director, Andrea Kelly, M.D.
Geoffrey A. Walford, M.D. – Massachusetts General Hospital
Metabolite Signature of Normoglycemic Subjects with High and Low Genetic Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes Following Sulfonylurea Challenge
Program Director, Beverly M.K. Biller, M.D.

 
The EFF Endocrine Research Grant
Ronadip R. Banerjee, M.D., Ph.D. – Stanford University
Investigating the Basis of Increased Diabetes Risk from Postnatal Growth Restriction
Program Director, Laurence Katznelson, M.D.
Deirdre A. Conway, M.D. – University of California, Los Angeles
Evaluating the Quality of Gamete Formation from Pluripotent Cells
Program Director, Gautum Chaudhury, M.D., Ph.D.

Sheng Wu, Ph.D. – Johns Hopkins University
The Roadmap from Obesity to Infertility
Program Director, Sally Radovick, M.D.

 

 

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