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UWMDI Investigator, Dr. Vincenzo Cirulli co-authors a new study with the research team of Dr. Domenico Accili at Columbia University (New York, NY). The study published in Molecular Metabolism.

Dr. Vincenzo Cirulli co-authors a new study with the research team of Dr. Domenico Accili at Columbia University (New York, NY). The study, published in Molecular Metabolism, identifies the Cytochrome b5 reductase (Cyb5r3) as a critical regulator of FoxO1-dependent mitochondrial function that protects pancreatic β-cells from nutritional and oxidative stress. Accordingly, mice with altered Cyb5r3 expression revealed impaired insulin secretion, glucose intolerance and diet-induced

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UWMDI Investigator, Dr. Vincenzo Cirulli, has received a new R01 award from the NIDDK. This award will support Dr. Cirulli’s research over 4 years, with cumulative funding of more than $2 million.

Dr. Vincenzo Cirulli, Associate Professor (Departments of Medicine, and Pharmacology), has received a new R01 award from the NIDDK. The award will support Dr. Cirulli’s research over the next 4 years, with cumulative funding of more than $2 million. The project focuses on a novel strategy that exploits innate mechanisms of cell-to-cell signaling and communication

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UWMDI Researcher Jenny Kanter, PhD, has received an award for $388,300 from the NIDDK Diseases for her R01 project.

Dr. Jenny Kanter, Research Assistant Professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition), has received an award for $388,300 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for her R01 project “APOC3 mediated dyslipidemia in diabetic kidney disease and atherosclerosis.” Dr. Charles Alpers, Professor (Department of Pathology) is a Co-Investigator. The goal of the project

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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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