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2012 Grant Awardees
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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.

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.

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