Vanderbilt CDTR News & Events Highlights

2017 Diabetes Scholars Award Winners »

Vanderbilt Scholar in Diabetes Graduate Student Award 
Bryan L. Gitschlag 
“Metabolic perturbations can regulate mutant mitochondrial genome dynamics”

Vanderbilt Scholar in Diabetes Graduate Student Award
Ian M. Williams 
“Characterization of trans-endothelial insulin efflux in skeletal muscle capillaries with intravital microscopy”

Oscar B. Crofford Scholar in Diabetes, Postdoctoral Fellow Award, M.D. 
Caroline A. Presley, M.D. 
“Evaluation of patient frailty as an unmeasured confounder in observational studies of antidiabetic medications”

Daryl K. Granner Scholar in Diabetes, Postdoctoral Fellow Award, Ph.D. 
Danielle Dean, Ph.D. 

“A hepatic-islet alpha cell axis”


Vanderbilt Pre-Diabetes Clinic tackles Type 2 Diabetes in Children »

From left, Cassie Brady, M.D., Ashley Shoemaker, M.D., MSCI, Sharon Karp, MSN, Ph.D.», and Tamasyn Nelson, D.O., direct the Vanderbilt Pre-Diabetes Clinic, which aims to prevent or manage type 2 diabetes in young people. (photo by Daniel Dubois)

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Vanderbilt CDTR Investigators In the News

Spotlight: Consuelo Wilkins, M.D., M.S.C.I. »

Spotlight: David Schlundt, Ph.D. »

Spotlight: Heidi J. Silver, Ph.D., R.D. »

Spotlight: Katherine M. Donato, Ph.D. »

Spotlight: Melissa McPheeters, M.P.H., Ph.D. »

Spotlight: Russell Rothman, M.D., M.P.P. »

Spotlight: Shari Barkin, M.D., M.S.H.S. »

Spotlight: William Heerman, M.D., M.P.H. »

Spotlight: William Martinez, M.D. »

2015 P&F Recipient: Laurie L. Novak, Ph.D., M.H.S.A. »


CDTR Investigator Highlighted Articles:

Saliva Test for Obesity Risk »

Vanderbilt-led study finds parent’s physical activity associated with preschooler activity in underserved populations »

Sick kids live longer, but brain function may suffer »

Study to explore lymphedema self care for cancer survivors »

Sleep and cognition in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Understanding mechanisms that impact self-management »

Russell Rothman, M.D., M.P.P. 

Rothman Named AACH President-Elect

He will serve as president beginning in January 2018.
The AACH is the professional home for researchers, educators, practitioners and patients committed to improving communication and relationships in health care, providing opportunities for collaboration, support and personal and professional development.

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Josh Peterson, M.D., M.P.H.
VUSM to offer master’s degree in applied clinical informatics »
Pharmacogenomic testing costs studied »


Shelagh Mulvaney, Ph.D.
VUSN video workshop helps teens cope with type 1 diabetes »


Honored at a recent Diabetes symposium were, from left, Jeffrey Bonner, Richard Printz, Ph.D.,
& CDTR's Lindsay Mayberry, Ph.D..
 Dr. Mayberry's researches how technology can be used to assist with medication adherence in patients with type-2 diabetes. 
She is also investigating the role of family support on patient outcomes during the treatment of type-2 diabetes.


Christianne L. Roumie, M.D.
Study tracks insulin’s risks as second-line diabetes medication »


Consuelo H. Wilkins, M.D., M.S.C.I.
Alliance’s Wilkins to take part in academic health leadership program »


Sandra F. Simmons, Ph D.
Center for Quality Aging forges community bonds »


Jay H. Fowke, Ph.D.
Magnesium Affects Prostate Cancer Risk »
Study Tracks Link Between Cancer, Vegetables »


Diabetes Research
Highlights in the News »

Vanderbilt CDTR Community Outreach Highlights »


The Center for Diabetes Translation Research is supported by NIH grant DK092986. 
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