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UWMDI Investigator, Dr. Karin Bornfeldt, has received an Outstanding Investigator Award from the NHLBI. This award will support Dr. Bornfeldt’s NHLBI research program for 7 years, with cumulative funding of more than $7.2 million over the award’s duration.

Dr. Karin Bornfeldt, Professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition), Joint Professor (Pathology), has received an Outstanding Investigator Award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for her R35 project “Identifying new strategies for prevention of cardiovascular complications of diabetes”, with $1,037,755 in funding received for year 1. This award will support Dr. Bornfeldt’s NHLBI research

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UWMDI Investigators, Drs. Jay Heinecke and Karin Bornfeldt receive award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for their MPI R01 project

Dr. Jay Heinecke, Professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition), and Dr. Karin Bornfeldt, Professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition), Adjunct Professor (Pathology), were awarded a $688,354 grant from the National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute for their MPI R01 project “Structural basis for cardioprotective HDL.” Co-investigators are Dr. Baohai Shao, Research Associate Professor, Dr. Jenny Kanter, Research

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UWMDI clinician Irl Hirsch, MD has received $647,132 from from the Helmsley Charitable Trust for the DEfining, Reviewing, and Monitoring skIn pathologieS (DERMIS) study in type 1 diabetes.

Dr. Irl Hirsch, professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition) has received $647,132 from the Helmsley Charitable Trust for the DEfining, Reviewing, and Monitoring skIn pathologieS (DERMIS) study in type 1 diabetes. Researchers will be assessing skin pathology after many years of insulin pump therapy, which has become of higher importance now in the era of automated

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