IDOM Pilot and Feasibility Awards
Pilot Studies on Sleepiness Disorders and Metabolism
- Kelly Allison, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry and Subhajit Chakravorty, MBBS, Clinical Associate in Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center for
Project Title: "A Feasibility Study of Night Eating in the Context of Other Eating Disorders."
- Nirinjini Naidoo, PhD
Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Sleep Medicine and Joseph Baur, PhD, Instructor in the Department of Physiology.
Project Title: "Sleep Loss, Glucose Metabolism and the ER Stress Response"
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Pilot and Feasibility Award
- Joan M. Von Feldt, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Pennsylvania:
Project Title: "Insulin Resistance in SLE Patients".
Obesity Unit Travel Award
- Tanja V.E. Kral, Ph.D.
Research Associate, Penn Center for Weight and Eating Disorders.
Dr. Kral traveled to the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB) Meeting from July 24-29, 2007.
Human Obesity Biomarker Award is provided for measuring adipokines, hormones and genetic markers.
- Myles Faith, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry,
Project Title: "Infant Growth Study Project".
- Nayyar Iqbal, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Project Title: "Safety and Efficacy of Low Carbohydrate Diet Compared to Calorie and Fat Restricted Diet in Patients with Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial" .
Junior Investigator Pilot Grant (JIPG)
- Dr. Richard Dunbar
Instructor of Medicine, Experimental Therapeutics
Project Title: "The effect of niacin on fatty acid trapping in metabolic syndrome (nofat-Metsyn)".
University-Wide Integrative Pilot Awards
Co-Investigators are the first recipients of the University Wide Integrative Pilot Award
- Denys V. Volgin, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Biology, School of Veterinary Medicine
- Nancy Tkacs, Ph.D., R.N.
Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing.
Project Title: Juvenile Recurrent Hypoglycemia and Hypothalamic Control of Arousal