YearInvestigatorTitlePresent Position
2021 Ghazal Ashrafi, PhD Metabolic Regulation of Synaptic Function in Diabetic Ketoacidosis Assistant Professor, Washington University
2021Anne Mayer Bridwell, DVM, PhD Altered Diabetic Neutrophil Function Driving Increased Susceptibility to M. Tuberculosis Instructor, Washington University
2021Jane O’Halloran, MD, PhD Impact of Integrase Inhibitors on Pancreatic Function in People with HIV Assistant Professor, Washington University
2021Mary Katherine Ray, PhDImpact of Glucose Variability on Dynamic Cognitive Function in High-Risk Youth with Type 1 DiabetesInstructor, Washington University
2020Ana Maria Arbelaez, MD, MSCI / Tamara Hershey, PhD Brain Vascular Health in T1D Associate Professor / Professor Washington University
2020Monika Bambouskova, PhD Single Cell Metabolic Characterization of the Tissue Resident Macrophages in Obesity Assistant Professor Washington University
2020Kevin Bennett, PhD Noninvasive Imaging to Monitor Progression of Diabetic Kidney Disease Associate Professor, Washington University
2020Natalie Niemi, PhD The Role of the Mitochondrial Phosphatase Pptc7 in Enabling Metabolic Flexibility Assistant Professor, Washington University
2020Xiaoxiao Wan, MD, PhDExplore the Immunosuppressive Effects of Monoclonal Insulin Autoantibodies in Type 1 DiabetesAssistant Professor, Washington University
Ebony Carter, MD, MPHDiabetes Phenotypes in PregnancyAssociate Professor, Washington University
Alexxai V. Kravitz, PhD An Inflammatory Mechanism Underlying Persistent Obesity Associate Professor, Washington University
Kartik Mani, MD Targeting Protein Aggregation in Cardiac Myocytes – A Novel strategy in Diabetic Cardiomyopathy Assistant Professor, Washington University
Nathan O. Stitzel, MD, PhDCharacterizing the Metabolic Effects of A Novel Coronary Artery Disease GeneAssociate Professor, Washington University

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University of Kentucky Current DRC Pilot and Feasibility Projects

YearInvestigatorTitlePresent Position
2021Qingjun Wang, PhDPlatelet Metabolism in Diabetes MellitusAssistant Professor, University of Kentucky
2021Shuxia Wang, MD, PhDTargeting Brown Fat for Aging-Related Obesity and Type 2 DiabetesProfessor, University of Kentucky
2020Evangelia Kalaitzoglou, MD Myokines Involved in the TGF-Beta/activing Signaling Pathway in Type 1 Diabetes Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky
2020Jonathan Satin, PhD Rad Modulation of Calcium Homeostasis as a Putative Therapeutic for Diabetic Cardiomyopathy Professor, University of Kentucky
2020Jamie Sturgill, PhDAltered Mitochondria Associated Membranes & InflammationAssistant Professor, University of Kentucky

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University of Kentucky DRC Pilot and Feasibility Projects

YearInvestigatorTitlePresent Position
2020Brittany Smalls, PhD, MHSADiabetes Reversal Outcomes Program (DROP): An Intervention Tailored for Rural CommunitiesAssistant Professor, University of Kentucky

University of Utah Current DRC Pilot and Feasibility Projects

YearInvestigatorTitlePresent Position
2021Lars Bjorn Laurentius, PhD / Christopher Reiche, Dipl.-Phys. Injectable and Biodegradable Glucose Sensors with Ultrasound Readout Assistant Professor / Assistant Professor, University of Utah
2021Michelle Litchman, PhD, FNPAdaptation and Refinement of a Multi-Modal Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Program for Deaf Care PartnersAssistant Professor, University of Utah
2020Karen Hilgendorf, PhDInterrogate Ciliary Signaling in Preadipocytes During White Adipose Tissue RemodelingAssistant Professor, University of Utah
2020Candace Reno, PhDPreventing Severe Hypoglycemia-induced Fatal Cardiac Arrhythmias in Type 1 DiabetesAssistant Professor, University of Utah
2020Diane McVey Ward, PhDNovel Approach to Identify Compounds that Prevent the Development of Type 2 Diabetes in Mitochondrial IronAssociate Professor, University of Utah

University of Wisconsin Current DRC Pilot and Feasibility Projects

YearInvestigatorTitlePresent Position
2021Caroline M Alexander, PhDDeveloping Mice to Test the Role of Skin in Modulating Energy MetabolismProfessor, University of Wisconsin
2021Anjon Audhya, PhDTransgenic Rodent Models to Define Mechanisms Regulating Insulin TransportProfessor, University of Wisconsin
2021Lingjun Li, PhDA Mass Spectrometry-Enabled Multiomic Investigation of Pancreatic Islets in DiabetesProfessor, University of Wisconsin
2020Meghan Beth Brennan, MD, MSInvestigating Diabetic Foot Ulcer Disparities Rooted in Neighborhood DisadvantageAssistant Professor, University of Wisconsin