Clinician Scientist

Award recipient: Yuen, Darren A, Dr.
Supervisor(s):
Title of research project: The Role of Slit2-Robo Signalling in Early Diabetic Nephropathy
Institution: St Michael's Hospital
Province: Ontario
Duration of funding: 2013-2018

Doctoral Student

Award recipient: Abdelmoneim, Ahmed S. A. Mr
Supervisor(s): Simpson, Scot H., Dr.; Seubert, John, Dr.
Title of research project: Is there a dose-response relationship between glyburide and cardiovascular outcomes in type 2 diabetes?
Institution: University of Alberta
Province: Alberta
Duration of funding: 2013-2014







Award recipient: Chang, Shiao-ying, Ms.
Supervisor(s): Zhang, Shao-Ling, Dr.
Title of research project: Maternal diabetes and perinatal programming of hypertension: Roles of angiotensin converting enzyme-2 (ACE2)
Institution: Université de Montréal
Province: Quebec
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Award recipient: Rasmussen, Brittany, Ms.
Supervisor(s): Lam, Tony, Dr.
Title of research project: Dissecting duodenal nutrient sensing mechanisms in the regulation of glucose production
Institution: University Health Network
Province: Ontario
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Award recipient: Sivasubramaniyam, Tharini, Ms.
Supervisor(s): Woo, Minna, Dr.
Title of research project: Dissecting the lipid versus inflammatory abnormalities that contribute to accelerated atherosclerosis in hepatic JAK-2 deficient mice.
Institution: University Health Network
Province: Ontario
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Award recipient: Tennant, Bryan R. Mr.
Supervisor(s): Hoffman, Brad Dr.
Title of research project: Examining the role of Myt3 in beta cell function and survival
Institution: Child & Family Research Institute
Province: British Columbia
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Award recipient: Zhang, Dahai, Mr.
Supervisor(s): Rodrigues, Brian B., Dr
Title of research project: Endothelial heparanase release of cardiomyocyte VEGF initiates paracrine and autocrine signaling to promote fatty acid utilization by the heart
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Duration of funding: 2013-2015



















Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Award recipient: Budry, Lionel Mr.
Supervisor(s): Alquier, Thierry, Dr.
Title of research project: Role of the Acyl-CoA binding protein (ACBP) in hypothalamic
fatty acid sensing and control of energy balance
Institution: Université de Montréal
Province: Quebec
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Award recipient: Dusseault, Julie, Ms.
Supervisor(s): Larose, Louise, Dr.
Title of research project: The role of the adaptor Nck2 in bone regulation of glucose homeostasis.
Institution: McGill University
Province: Quebec
Duration of funding: 2013-2015

Award recipient: Fisette, Alexandre, Mr.
Supervisor(s): Fulton, Stephanie E., Dr.
Title of research project: Central role of GPR120 in energy balance and food reward
Institution: CHUM Reseach Centre
Province: Quebec
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Award recipient: Huynh, Frank, Dr.
Supervisor(s): Hirschey, Matthew D.; Newgard, Christopher B., Dr.
Title of research project: The role of adipose-specific SIRT3 in regulating glucose and
lipid metabolism
Institution: Duke University Medical Centre
State: North Carolina
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Award recipient: Leong, Aaron Dr.
Supervisor(s): Meigs, James, Dr.
Title of research project: Type 2 diabetes gene discovery: Public health impact and therapeutic implications
Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
State: Massachusetts
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Award recipient: McBane, Joanne, Ms.
Supervisor(s): Screaton, Robert A., Dr
Title of research project: Identification of genes that regulate the proliferation, function and differentiation of human embryonic stem cell-derived pancreatic multipotent progenitor (PMP) cells using high throughput genetic screens
Institution: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Province: Ontario
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Award recipient: Morita, Masahiro, Dr.
Supervisor(s): Sonenberg, Nahum, Dr.
Title of research project: Developing the therapeutic potential of the CCR4-NOT deadenylase complex in the treatment of obesity
Institution: McGill University
Province: Quebec
Duration of funding: 2013-2015

Award recipient: Mottillo, Emilio, Mr.
Supervisor(s): Steinberg, Gregory R., Dr.
Title of research project: Adipose tissue specific deletion of AMP kinase to study the role in brown adipose tissue thermogenesis and in the appearance of brown adipocytes in white adipose tissue
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Award recipient: Page, Melissa, Dr.
Supervisor(s): Johnson, James D., Dr.
Title of research project: Effects of circulating levels of insulin on insulin resistance, obesity and diabetes
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Award recipient: Sun, Xiaowei, Ms.
Supervisor(s): Biddinger, Sudha Dr.
Title of research project: Interaction of insulin and fructose in the control of lipogenic gene expression
Institution: Children’s Hospital of Boston
State: Massachusetts
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Award recipient: Yue, Jessica, Dr.
Supervisor(s): Lam, Tony, Dr.
Title of research project: Nutrient sensing in the dorsal vagal complex
Institution: University Health Network
Province: Ontario
Duration of funding: 2013-2016

Scholar

Award recipient: Hoffman, Brad Dr.
Supervisor(s):
Title of research project: Transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of beta-cell genesis, function and survival
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Duration of funding: 2013-2018

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