MRC2 P/F Grant Program Awardees

2016 Awardees

Seven awards were made in the 2016 grant cycle (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017):

Husam Abu-Soud, PhD - Associate Professor - Wayne State University
Targeted Metabolomic Analysis of Oocyte Dysfunction in Patients with Classic Galatosemia
Xuequn Chen, PhD - Assistant Professor - Wayne State University
Lipidomics Analysis of Altered Beta Cell ER homeostatis in Diabetes
Melanie Cree Green, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor - University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
The role of branched chain amino acid metabolism in muscle insulin resistance in youth with obesity and Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Ilana Chefetz Menaker, PhD - Research Assistant Professor - University of Michigan
Cellular metabolome in necroptosis
Guisheng Song, PhD - Assistant Professor - University of Minnesota
microRNA-206-mediated lipidome alteration prevents the progression of simple steatosis to NASH
Norann Zaghloul, PhD - Assistant Professor - University of Maryland Baltimore
Role of TM6SF2 in systemic and tissue lipid homeostasis
Cheong-Hee Chang, PhD - Professor - University of Michigan
Regulation of immunity by microbiota-induced metabolic changes

2015 Awardees

Three awards were made in the 2015 grant cycle (July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016):

Stella Aslibekyan, PhD - Assistant Professor - University of Alabama Birmingham
Metabolomic Markers of Dietary Patterns in the Costa Rica Study
Monica Dus, PhD - Assistant Professor - University of Michigan
Dissecting the Role of Metabolites As Key Regulators of Health and Disease
Ganesh Halade, PhD - Assistant Professor - University of Alabama at Birminham
Cardiosplenic Metabolism of DHA and EPA Intermediates Following Myocardial Infarction in Obesity

2014 Awardees

Five awards were made in the 2014 grant cycle (July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015):

Jaspreet Singh, PhD - Instructor/Research Scientist - Henry Ford Health System
Metabolomics to Reveal Metabolite-Phenotype Link in X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy
Laura den Hartigh, PhD - Research Assistant Professor - University of Washington
Metabolomics Analysis of Adipose and Liver Tissue from CLA-Supplemented Mice
Craig L. Hanis, PhD - Professor - The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Metabolomics, Genomics, Sleep Apnea and Aortic Stiffness Among Mexican Americans
Elizabeth K. Speliotes, MD, PhD, MPH - Assistant Professor - University of Michigan
Metabolomic Analysis of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Jason Michael Tennessen, PhD - Assistant Professor - Indiana University
Metabolomic Analysis of Aerobic Glycolysis in Drosophila

2013 Awardees

Four awards were made in the 2013 grant cycle (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014):

Ameeta Kelekar, PhD - Associate Professor - University of Minnesota
Glucose and ROS Responsive Metabolic Regulators in primary and leukemic T cells
Jacques Izard, PhD - Associate Professor - Forsyth Institute of Harvard University
Digestive Tract Metabolomics in the Context of Diet
Biao Hu, PhD - Assistant Research Scientist - University of Michigan
Metabolic Regulation by PARP-1 in Myofibroblast Differentiation and Fibrosis
Henry Thompson, PhD - Professor - Colorado State University
Metabolomic Analyses: Diet Composition, Weight Control and Breast Carcinogenesis