Jenny Kanter, a graduate student working in the laboratory of Diabetes & Obesity Center of Excellence Associate Director, Karin Bornfeldt PhD, was awarded The Samuel and Althea Stroum Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Diabetes Research. The purpose of this fellowship is to support the training of a promising graduate student in the area of diabetes-related research. This fellowship is awarded to one graduate student per year and covers stipend and tuition costs of the awardee for a period of one year. During the term of this award, Jenny Kanter will study the effects of fatty acids and diabetes on macrophage biology, inflammation, and vascular disease.
Jenny Kanter is a graduate student in the Department of Pathology Graduate Program.