Dec. 18, 2020—In September 2020, Rafael Arrojo e Drigo was awarded an R03 New Investigator Gateway Awards for Collaborative T1D Research Grant: “Mapping the association of beta cell longevity and cell senescence in type 1 diabetes” from the Human Islet Research Network.
Dec. 18, 2020—In September 2020, Elizabeth Rendina-Ruedy was awarded funding for her lab’s R01 Grant Award: “Parathyroid hormone (PTH) modulates lipid metabolism in the skeletal niche” from the NIA.
Dec. 18, 2020—In June 2020, Alyssa Hasty was awarded NIA funding for an Alzheimer’s Disease-focused Administrative Supplement to her parent NIDDK R01 grant: “Adipose Macrophage Iron Handling.”
Dec. 18, 2020—In June 2020, Samuel Centanni (Winder lab) received the 2020 Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association Postdoc Honorable Mention Award for demonstrating his excellence in research, scholarship, presentations, awards, service and mentoring.
Dec. 18, 2020—In May 2020, Sheila Collins published two papers: a paper titled, “The scaffold protein p62 regulates adaptive thermogenesis through ATF2 nuclear target activation” in Nature Communications 11(1) and another paper titled, “Control of Adipocyte Thermogenesis and Lipogenesis through β3-Adrenergic and Thyroid Hormone Signal Integration” in Cell Reports 31(5). She also a paper titled, “Manipulation of...
Dec. 18, 2020—In January 2020, Jack Walker (Powers lab) published a co-first author paper titled, “Tacrolimus- and sirolimus-induced human beta cell dysfunction is reversible and preventable” in JCI Insight 5(1). He also published a co-first author paper titled, “Integrated human pseudoislet system and microfluidic platform demonstrate differences in GPCR signaling in islet cells” in JCI Insight 5(10)...
Dec. 7, 2020—Congratulations to Michelle Bedenbaugh, postdoctoral fellow, on being awarded an F32 from NIDDK for her grant “Melanocortin 3 receptor in neural circuits linking reproductive state and metabolism”.
Dec. 7, 2020—Congratulations to Matt Cottam, graduate student in Alyssa Hasty’s lab, for being awarded a F31 from NIDDK for his grant “The role of T cells in adipose tissue inflammation and insulin resistance during weight cycling”.
Dec. 7, 2020—In August 2020, Ashley Christensen, graduate student in Maureen Gannon’s lab,was awarded funding for her F31 NRSA grant award: “Physiological and functional effects of beta-cell-specific inactivation of the PGE2 receptor EP3” from the NIDDK.
Dec. 7, 2020—Congratulations to Jessica Thomas, postdoctoral fellow in Roger Colbran’s lab, for being awarded the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation Fellowship for “Somatosensory function in mice with CAMKII mutations linked to autism”.
Dec. 7, 2020— Heather Caslin Findley, postdoctoral fellow in Alyssa Hasty’s lab, was awarded an American Heart Association Fellowship for “The Influence of Trained Innate Immunity on Macrophages in Metabolic Diseases”.
Nov. 23, 2020—Sam’s recent paper in Neuropsychopharmacology was selected for the NEATOR (NPP Editors’ Award for a Transformative Original Report) award, which recognizes their top recent article