Clinician Scientist Award

Award recipient: Winer, Daniel A., Dr.
Title of research project: Mechanisms of B Lymphocyte Dysregulation in Insulin Resistance
Institution: University Health Network
Province: Ontario
Duration of funding: 2013-2017

Doctoral Student Research Award

Award recipient: Han, Jonathan M.
Supervisor(s): Levings, Megan K., Dr.
Title of research project: Insulin mediated regulation of immunity contributes to the development of type 2 diabetes.
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Duration of funding: 2012-2015
Award recipient: Nagendran, Jeevan
Supervisor(s): Dyck, Jason R.B., Dr.; McAlister, Finlay A., Dr.
Title of research project: The Involvement of CD36 in the Regulation of Myocardial Metabolism and Function in Insulin Resistance and Obesity
Institution: University of Alberta
Province: Alberta
Duration of funding: 2012-2013
Award recipient: Sauve, Meghan G.L. , Ms.
Supervisor(s): Bolz, Steffen-Sebastian, Professor
Title of research project: Type 2 diabetes mellitus increases microvascular tone via activation of the tumour necros is factor alpha/sphingosine-1-phosphate signalling axis
Institution: University of Alberta
Province: Alberta
Duration of funding: 2012-2013
Award recipient: Shi, Sally Y.
Supervisor(s): Woo, Minna, Dr.
Title of research project: nvestigating the role of hepatic JAK2 in the development of diabetes and its cardiovascular complications
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Duration of funding: 2012-2015
Award recipient: Wang, Ying, Ms.
Supervisor(s): Rodrigues, Brian B., Dr.
Title of research project: Metabolic basis for diabetic heart disease: role of cardiac lipoprotein lipase
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Duration of funding: 2012-2014

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Award recipient: Breen, Danna M., Mrs.
Supervisor(s): Lam, Tony K.T., Dr.
Title of research project: A novel site of leptin action that regulates glucose homeostasis.
Institution: University Health Network
Province: Ontario
Duration of funding: 2012-2015
Award recipient: Kramer, Caroline K.
Supervisor(s): Zinman, Bernard, Dr.; Retnakaran, Ravi R., Dr.
Title of research project: Vitamin D and the Early Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes in Women with a History of Gestational Diabetes
Institution: Mount Sinai Hospital
Province: Ontario
Duration of funding: 2012-2014
Award recipient: Ley, Sylvia H., Ms.
Supervisor(s): Hu, Frank B., Dr.
Title of research project: mpact of lifestyle and genetics on the progression of type 2 diabetes among women and children exposed to gestational diabetes
Institution: Harvard School of Public Health
Province: Massacheusetts, USA
Duration of funding: 2012-2015
Award recipient: Lim, Gareth E., Mr.
Supervisor(s): Johnson, James D., Dr.
Title of research project: Role of the 14-3-3 proteins in glucose homeostasis and metabolism
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Duration of funding: 2012-2015
Award recipient: Long, Jonathan Z.
Supervisor(s): Spiegelman, Bruce M.
Title of research project: Enzymatic regulation of PPARγ ligands
Institution: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Province: Massacheusetts, USA
Duration of funding: 2012-2015
Award recipient: Mancini, Arturo
Supervisor(s): Poitout, Vincent, Dr.
Title of research project: Novel G-protein coupled receptors implicated in pancreatic β - cell function and viability.
Institution: University of Montreal
Province: Quebec
Duration of funding: 2012-2015
Award recipient: McBane, Joanne E., Dr.
Supervisor(s): Suuronen, Erik J., Dr.
Title of research project: Evaluating collagen-based matrices to pre-vascularize an ectopic islet transplant site
Institution: University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Province: Ontario
Duration of funding: 2012-2014
Award recipient: Ruchat, Stephanie-May, Ms.
Supervisor(s): Bouchard, Luigi, Dr.; Hivert, Marie-France, Dr.
Title of research project: Genome-wide DNA methylation and expression analyses in placenta of newborn exposed to gestational diabetes
Institution: The University of Montreal
Province: Quebec
Duration of funding: 2012-2014

Scholar Award

Award recipient: Schertzer, Jonathan D., Dr.
Title of research project: NOD proteins link immunity with obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes.
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Duration of funding: 2012-2017

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