Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center

  • 2011 FOE DRC Research Awards

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    Anne E. Kwitek, PhD

     
    Associate Professor
    Pharmacology, Internal Medicine, and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    To study how a high-fat diet alters the expression of genes that contribute to the metabolic syndrome.

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    Andrew Norris, MD, PhD

     
    Assistant Professor
    Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    Dr. Norris proposes to devise an experimental system that will allow him to define the metabolic factors in a diabetic mother that predispose to the development of the disease in her offspring.

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    Kamal Rahmouni, PhD

     
    Associate Professor
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    Dr. Rahmouni to study how the mechanisms involved in insulin signaling affect glucose homeostasis and diabetes.

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    Leonid Zingman, MD

     
    Assistant Professor
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    Dr. Zingman to study how newly discovered muscle protein signals energy mobilization from adipose tissue during exercise.