2021 - 2022 Pilot and Feasibility Awards

Amber Alhadeff, Ph.D., (Renewal). Assistant Member, Monell
Project Title: "In vivo gut-brin macronutrient signaling and its relationship to obesity"

Cara Dolin, Ph.D.,(Year 1). Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Project Title: “SPOON (Study of Preconception/Pregnancy fOOD, Nutrition, and dysglycemia”

David Merrick, M.D., Ph.D.(Year 1). Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Project Title: "Contribution of novel adipocyte progenitor cell populations to metabolic disease"

Nirinjini Naidoo, Ph.D.,(Year 1). Research Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Project Title:“Altered Glucose handling by tanycytes as a contributing factor in Alzheimer's disease“

Priscilla Sato, Ph.D.,(Year 1). Assistant Professor, Drexel University
Project Title:“The functional role of GRK2 in regulating islet function“

Pilot Award Overview

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