Research Acknowledgement

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This work utilized Core Services supported by grant DK089503 of NIH to the University of Michigan.

Pilot + Feasibility: Past Awardees

Four awards were made in the 2014 grant cycle (July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2014):

Robert W O'Rourke, Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical School
"glutamine as substrate for de novo lipogenesis in adipocyte-pancreatic cancer metabolic crosstalk- a pilot study"

Christa Patterson, Research Investigator, Internal Medicine, Medical School
"Role of Atf3 in central leptin regulation of physiology and neuronal function"

Hiroyuki Mori, Research Investigator, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Medical School
"Role of Wnt11 as a mediator of HIF-1α effects in adipose tissue biology"

Elizabeth Speliotes, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Assistant Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Medical School
"NAFLD Metabolomics"

Two awards were made in the 2013 grant cycle (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014):

Rebecca Hasson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (School of Kinesiology)
"Stress-induced eating behavior: implications for pediatric obesity disparities in Latino and African-American Youth"

Jun Hee Lee, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology)
"The role of Sestrin1 against obesity-associated muscle metabolic pathologies"

Three awards were made in the 2012 grant cycle:

Lei Yin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (Dept of Molecular and Integrative Physiology)
"Nutrient-dependent Regulation of Molecular Clock"

Shanti Eswaran, MD, Clinical Lecturer (Department of Medicine - Division of Gastroenterology)
"Low FODMAP diet vs. usual care for patients with irritable bowel syndrom with diarrhea (IBS-D): a randomized, controlled trial and gastroinestinal microbiome analysis"

David P. Olson, MD Ph.D, Assistant Professor (Pediatrics and Communicable Disease)
"The Role of Vasopressin Neurons in Energy Balance"

Two awards were made in the 2011 grant cycle:

Ana Baylin, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
"Fatty Acids and Risk of Overweight in School-Aged Children"

Siming Li, Assistant Research Scientist, Life Sciences Institute
"Dissecting transcriptional control of brown adipocyte development through genome-wide functional screen"

Three awards were made in the 2010 grant cycle:

Carey Lumeng, MD, PhD and Susan Woolford, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric and Communicable Diseases
"Inflammatory monocytes in childhood obesity"

Dana Dolinoy, PhD, Searle Assistant Professor, SPH Environmental Health Science
"In Utero BPA exposure: Effects on metabolic homeostasis mediated by epigenetic labile loci"

Jorge A. Iniguez-Lluhi, PhD, Associate Professor, Pharmacology
"Novel bifunctional glucocorticoid receptor ligands with favorable metabolic profiles through the display of novel chemical functionalities"

Two awards were made in the 2009 grant cycle:

David Lombard, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept of Pathology and Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology
"Role of acetylation in regulating the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex"

Julie Lumeng, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric & Comm Diseases, Asst Research Scientist, Center for Human Growth and Development
"Diurnal salivary cortisol in association with cardiovascular risk markers and weight status in low-income preschool-aged children"

Two awards were made in the 2006 grant cycle:

Zora Djuric, Family Medicine Principal Investigator
"Prevention of weight gain in women diagnosed with breast cancer: A pilot study in the community clinical oncology program sites"

Peter Woolf, Engineering Principal Investigator
"A systems biology approach for analysis of metabolic changes associated with diabetes and obesity"


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