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2019 - 2020

May-19
Predoctoral

Kevin Corn

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Research Description: Evaluating the Effect of Obesity on Immune Cell Behavior Following Normal
Tissue Damage

Preceptor #1 Marjan Rafat, PhD
Preceptor #2 Alyssa Hasty, PhD

 

May-19
Predoctoral

Lucinda Pastora

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Research Description: Liver-Targeted Nanoparticle-Mediated Delivery of cGAS and STING Antagonists for the Treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Preceptor #1 John Wilson, PhD
Preceptor #2 Alyssa Hasty, PhD

 

Jul-19
Predoctoral

Jason Hughes

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Research Description: Understanding the molecular mechanism of chromatin regulation in kinetic
environments

Preceptor #1 Gregor Neuert, PhD
Preceptor #2 Roland Stein, PhD

 

Jul-19
Postdoctoral

Deborah Roby

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Research Description: Capillary endothelial structure and function on skeletal muscle insulin resistance

Preceptor #1 David Wasserman, PhD
Preceptor #2 Cynthia Reinhart-King, PhD

 

Dec-19
Predoctoral

Kelsey Voss

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Research Description: T cell metabolism and CRISPR screens to identify new targets in Type I Diabetes

Preceptor #1 Jeffrey Rathmall, PhD
Preceptor #2 Jamey Young, PhD

 

2018 - 2019

Feb-18 / Apr-18
Predoctoral

Sarah Sacco

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Research Description: Metabolic determinants of lipotoxicity in Hepatocytes

Preceptor #1 Jamey D. Young, PhD
Preceptor #2 Richard M. O'Brien, PhD

 

Jun-18 / May-19
Postdoctoral

Lauren Griggs

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Research Description: Isolating and analyzing collagen from a diabetic mouse model

Preceptor #1 Cynthia A. Reinhart-King
Preceptor #2 Ambra Pozzi

 

Feb-18 / Jan-20
Predoctoral

Lauren Boller

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Research Description: Assessing the cellular response to osteoinductive bone grafts

Preceptor #1 Scott A. Guelcher
Preceptor #2 Julie A. Sterling

 

May-18 / Apr-20
Predoctoral

Nicholas Marinelli

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Research Description: Utilizing the iPSC model to better understand native BBB metabolism and how it becomes altered under conditions that relate to diabetes (e.g. hyperglycemia)

Preceptor #1 Ethan Lippman
Preceptor #2 David H. Wasserman

 

2016 - 2017

Aug-16 / Jul-18
Predoctoral

Stephanie Dudzinski, B.S.E.

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Research Description: Enhancing Immunotherapy Efficacy in Obesity

Preceptor #1 Todd D. Giorgio, Ph.D.
Preceptor #2 Jeffrey C. Rathmell, Ph.D.

 

Feb-17 / Jan-19
Postdoctoral

Nicholas Mignemi

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Research Description: The role in skeletal muscle vascular
alteration in insulin resistance

Preceptor #1 Owen P. McGuiness, PhD
Preceptor #2 Craig L. Duvall, PhD

 


2015 - 2016

Aug-15 / Jul-17
Postdoctoral Fellow

Clinton Hasenour

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Research Description:

Preceptor #1 Jamey D. Young, PhD
Preceptor #2 David H. Wasserman, Ph.D.

 

Aug-15 / Jul-16
Predoctoral

Bryan Dollinger, B.S.

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Research Description: Protection of pancreatic islets from cytotoxic ROS in PPS-based, thermoresponsive hydrogels. 

Preceptor #1 Craig L. Duvall, Ph.D.
Preceptor #2 Alvin C. Powers, M.D.

 

Aug-15 / Jul-17
Predoctoral

Myriam Diaz

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Research Description:

Preceptor #1 Brian Welch, Ph.D.
Preceptor #2 Masakazu Shiota, D.V.M., Ph.D.

 

Aug-15 / Jul-17
Predoctoral

Christian Meyer

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Research Description: Developing methods to induce endocrine transdifferentation based on simulations of gene regulatory networks.

Preceptor #1 Vito Quaranta, M.D.
Preceptor #2 Scott Guelcher , Ph.D.
Preceptor #3 Christopher Wright, D. Phil.

 

May-15 / May-17
Predoctoral

Amy Creecy

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Research Description: The effect of type 2 diabetes on bone matrix

Preceptor #1 Jeffrey S. Nyman
Preceptor #2 Maureen Gannon, PhD


2014 - 2015

Jan-15 / Dec-16
Postdoctoral Fellow

Matthew Dickerson

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Research Description:

Preceptor #1 David A. Jacobson, Ph.D.
Preceptor #2 Matthew Lang, Ph.D.

 

Oct-14 / Jul-15
Predoctoral

John Martin, M.Sc.

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Research Description: Investigating the local delivery of siRNA from ROS-degradable tissue engineering scaffolds to promote healing in diabetic wounds in rats.

Preceptor #1 Craig L. Duvall, Ph.D.
Preceptor #2 Jeffrey M. Davidson, Ph.D.