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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
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

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