Chris Emfinger, a postdoctoral researcher in the Attie Lab, was named the 2023-24 recipient of the Boyer Award for Postdoctoral Excellence in Biochemistry.
Clark’s research will examine how changes in gene expression impact insulin secretion.
McLester-Davis, a scientist in the Simcox Lab, will research aging-related diseases among Indigenous populations and other groups often underrepresented in research.
In the Summer 2023 edition of GROW, Judith Simcox and her colleagues look to diversify the pool of researchers — and the questions they’re asking — to get answers that address health care disparities.
Snehal Chaudhari, who will be joining the department this fall, is collaborating to explore potential treatments for Type 2 diabetes, funded by a one-year pilot grant from Washington University’s Diabetes Research Center.
Biochemistry and nutritional sciences professor James Ntambi was named a fellow of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).
At a meeting of the Wisconsin Tech Council (WTC), biochemistry assistant professor and Morgridge Institute for Research investigator Jason Cantor described the renaissance taking place in metabolism research.
Assistant professor Judi Simcox has received a 2022 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Research Grant for Junior Faculty.
Diabetes disproportionately impacts underrepresented minorities, who have a higher prevalence of diagnosis and complication rates of diabetes compared to white individuals. Despite this, the prevalence of metabolic syndrome – the proportion of a population that at any given time has a group of five conditions that can lead to health problems like heart disease and …
Professor Alan Attie has been awarded an RC2 grant through the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Disease to explore the role of genetic variation in the response to two popular human diets. Obesity and related metabolic disorders have reached a historic high worldwide. While health experts have long debated the benefits of two …