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 2013 BARNSTABLE BROWN OBESITY & DIABETES
RESEARCH DAY AWARDS:

The 2013 Barnstable Brown Obesity & Diabetes Research Day recognized the following for presenting outstanding information based on their scientific research.



CATEGORY FACULTY
Venkateswaran Subramanian, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department: Internal Medicine
Dr. Alan Daugherty's laboratory
Poster Title: "Pharmacological Inhibition of Calpain Attenuates Adipose Tissue Apoptosis, Macrophage Accumulation and Inflammation in Diet-induced Obese Mice"

CATEGORY FELLOW
First Place: Prabhakara Nagareddy, PhD
Department: Internal Medicine
Drs. Philip Kern and Susan Smyth's laboratories
Poster Title: "Neutrophil-Derived S100A8/A9 Promotes Myelopoiesis and Impairs Atherosclerosis Lesion Regression
in Diabetes"

Second Place: Camille Blake, PhD
Department: Physiology
Dr. Bret Smith's laboratory
Poster Title: "Effects of Insulin on Neurons of the Nucleus Tractus Solitarius"

CATEGORY STUDENT
First Place: Yu Wang
Department: Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences
Dr. Lisa Cassis' laboratory
Poster Title: "Deficiency of Angiotensinogen in Liver Markedly Reduces Blood Pressure in Lean and Obese Male C57BL6
Mice "

Second Place: Robin Shoemaker
Department: Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences
Dr. Lisa Cassis' laboratory
Poster Title: "ACE2 Deficiency Reduces Insulin Content of Isolated Pancreatic Islets and Plasma Insulin Concentrations Post-Glucose Challenge in Obese C57BL/6 Mice "

Third Place: Nicki Baker
Department: Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences
Dr. Lisa Cassis' laboratory
Poster Title: "Resveratrol Protects Against Polychlorinated Biphenyl-Mediated Impairment of Glucose Homeostasis in Adipocytes."

CATEGORY STAFF
First Place: Manli Shen
Department: Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry
Dr. Stefan Stamm's laboratory
Poster Title: "Preventing Hyperphagia with RNA Antisense Oligonucleotide"




Dr. Subramanian receiving his award from Dr. Lisa Cassis




Picture of Yu Wang presenting his poster




Picture of Wendy Katz presenting her poster




Picture of someone presenting their poster
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