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UWMDI investigator Dr. Ellen Schur, has received a K24 from NHLBI

Dr. Ellen Schur, associate professor (General Internal Medicine) has received a K24 from NHLBI for $592,000 over five years for her project, “Fostering patient-oriented research in cardiometabolic disease pathogenesis and prevention.” The grant will provide advanced training for researchers to study heart disease

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UWMDI Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Farah Khan, has received an award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s EnVision CF

Dr. Farah Khan, clinical assistant professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition) has received an award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s EnVision CF: Emerging Leaders in CF Endocrinology II Program for her project: “Streamlining Entry to Diabetes Care for Cystic Fibrosis Patients.” This clinical grant is a collaboration between the Divisions of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition and

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UWMDI researchers published in Journal of Clinical Investigation

Dr. Jenny Kanter, research assistant professor, is lead author and Dr. Karin Bornfelt, professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition) is senior author of: “Increased apolipoprotein C3 drives cardiovascular risk in type 1 diabetes” in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Co-authors are Baohai Shao, Farah Kramer, Shelly Barnhart, Masami Shimizu-Albergine, Tomas Vaisar, Daniel Mar, Karol Bomsztyk and

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UWMDI investigator Vincenzo Cirulli receives Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) award

Vincenzo Cirulli, MD, PhD, has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to identify small molecules and/or drugs that can elicit human islet cell replication, hopefully contributing to strategies for regeneration in type 1 diabetes. Significant collaborators include UWMDI Investigator Laura Crisa, who will contribute her expertise in islet cell

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