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 2012 BARNSTABLE BROWN OBESITY & DIABETES
RESEARCH DAY AWARDS:

The 2012 Barnstable Brown Obesity & Diabetes Research Day recognized the following for presenting outstanding information based on their scientific research.



CATEGORY FACULTY
Lei Cai, PhD, Professor
Department: Internal Medicine
Dr. Deneys van der Westhuyzen's laboratory,
Department: Internal Medicine
Poster Title: "Scavenger receptor CD36 expression
contributes to adipose tissue inflammation and cell death
in diet-induced obesity "

CATEGORY FELLOW
First Prize Tie: Ravi Akundi, PhD
Anatomy and Neurobiology
Dr. Hansruedi Bueler's laboratory
Poster Title: "Neurological, cell signaling and metabolic defects in PINK1-deficient mice support a link between diabetes and early-onset Parkinson's disesase"

And: Se-Hyung Park, PhD
Department: Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences
Dr. Changcheng Zhou laboratory
Poster Title: "Myeloid-specific IKKβ deficiency decreases atherosclerosis in LDL receptor-deficient mice"

CATEGORY STUDENT
First Prize: Yuhuan Wang
Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences
Dr. Gregory Graf's laboratory
Poster Title: "Alleviation of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress rescues the ABCG5 ABCG8 cholesterol transporter in obese, insulin resistant leptin deficient mice"

Second Prize Tie: Alyssa Jarrell
Department: Human Nutrition
Poster Title: "Association between use of emerging
technologies for individual nutrition and effectiveness at maintaining and improving overall health"

AND: Joel Thompson
Department: Internal Medicine
Dr. Lisa Tannock's laboratory
Poster Title: "Serum Amyloid A is Proatherogenic"

CATEGORY STAFF
First Prize: Marlene Starr
Department: General Surgery
Poster Title: "Age-associated changes in gene expression
from mouse white adipose tissue during endotoxemia and sepsis"




Dr. Cai receiving her award from Dr. Lisa Cassis




Picture of someone presenting their poster




Picture of Joel Thompson presenting his poster




Picture of someone presenting their poster
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