STUDENT RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM (SRTP)
      in DIABETES and OBESITY, KIDNEY DISEASE, and DIGESTIVE DISEASE
Preceptor List

Diabetes and Obesity Research Track Preceptors:
The list of preceptors below is divided into the following groups: Complications of Diabetes, Etiology of Diabetes, Health Services Research, Metabolism, Pancreatic Islet Function and Development, Signal Transduction and Cell Biology

Complications of Diabetes  
Faculty Name Research Interest Department
Brantley, Milam A. Diabetic Retinopathy Ophthalmology
Brown, Nancy J. Vasoactive Compounds in Vivo Investigation Medicine & Clinical Pharm
Davidson, Jeffrey M. Wound Healing in Diabetes Pathology
Fogo, Agnes B. Glomerulosclerosis-Vascular Changes Pathology
Harris, Raymond C. Responses to Angiotensin in Diabetic Animals Medicine & Nephrology
Hudson, Billy Molecular Aspects of Diabetic Nephropathy Medicine & Nephrology
Lewis, Julia Breyer Diabetes & Hypertension-Clinical Trials Medicine & Nephrology
Linton, MacRae Animal Models of Atherosclerosis Medicine
Penn, John Diabetic Retinopathy Ophthalmology
Roberts, Jackson Anti-Oxidants Medicine & Clinical Pharm
Robertson, David Gene Therapy-Neurodegenerative Diseases Medicine & Clinical Pharmacology
Schoenecker, Jonathan A Orthopaedic Wound Care Orthopaedics
Takahashi, Takamune Pathogenesis of Diabetic Nephropathy Medicine
Etiology of Diabetes  
Faculty Name Research Interest Department
Aune, Thomas Genetic Control of Autoimmunity Medicine & Rheumatology
Buchowski, Maciej Diabetes, Obesity & Energy Balance Medicine & Gastroenterology
Kendall, Peggy L. Role of B lymphocytes in Type 1 Diabetes Medicine & Rheumatology
Moore, Daniel Loss of Immune Tolerance in Type 1 Diabetes Pediatrics & Endocrinology
Thomas, James W. Immunity to Insulin Medicine & Rheumatology
Van Kaer, Luc Autoimmunity & Diabetes Microbiology & Immunology
Health Services Research  
Faculty Name Research Interest Department
Barkin, Shari Pediatric Obesity Pediatrics
Cavanaugh, Kerri L. Patient Education & Patient-MD Communication Medicine & Nephrology
Elasy, Thomas Relapse Prevention in Diabetes Medicine
Mulvaney, Shelagh Improvement of Self-Management of Diabetes Nursing & Pediatrics
Osborn, Chandra Literacy & Numeracy Skills in Diabetics Medicine
Rothman, Russell Patient Education in Diabetes Medicine
Schlundt, David G. Enviornmental Influences on Diabetes & Obesity Psychology
Metabolism  
Faculty Name Research Interest Department
Abumrad, Naji N. Obesity, Insulin Resistance, Bariatric Surgery Surgery
Cherrington, Alan D. In Vivo Control of Carbohydrate Metabolism Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Cone, Roger Neuroendocrine Control of Weight Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Galli, Aurelio Neurotransmitter Trafficking & Biophysics Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Harrison, Fiona Alzheimer's Disease/Prenatal Development Medicine
Hasty, Alyssa Molecular Aspects of Obesity Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Ikizler, Talat A. Metabolism in Renal Failure Medicine & Nephrology
McGuinness, Owen Metabolism & Nutritional Support in Vivo Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Niswender, Kevin Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome Medicine
Shiota, Masakazu Glucokinase & Diabetes Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Silver, Heidi J. Nutrition, Body Composition in Obesity & Diabetes Medicine
Stafford, John Obesity & Lipid Metabolism Medicine
Wasserman, David Metabolism & Exercise Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Pancreatic Islet Function and Development  
Faculty Name Research Interest Department
Gannon, Maureen Molecular & Cell Biology of Pancreas Development Medicine
Jacobson, David Pancreatic Islet & Hormone Secretion Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Luther, Matt Aldosterone & Islet Function Medicine & Clinical Pharmacology
Magnuson, Mark A. Stem Cell Biology Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
May, James M. Glucose Transport & Antioxidants Medicine
O'Brien, Richard M. Gene Regulation by Insulin; Islet Gene Expression Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Piston, David W. Imaging Islets Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Powers, Alvin C. Pancreatic Islet Function & Growth Medicine
Russell, William E. Erb Signalling in Liver Regeneration Pediatrics
Stein, Roland W. Regulation of Islet Gene Expression Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Wright, Christopher Pancreas Development Cell Biology
Young, Jamey Obesity & Metabolic Disorders Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Signal Transduction and Cell Biology  
Faculty Name Research Interest Department
Chen, Wenbiao Molecular Genetics of Insulin Action Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Colbran, Roger J. CAM Kinase II - Control & Subcellular Localization Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
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