5th BBDC-Joslin-UCPH Conference Abstract Competition

The following were selected to participate in the Danish Diabetes Academy Training Day on October 25, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark.They also presented at a first author abstract at the 5th BBDC-Joslin-UCPH Conference on October 26-27, 2018.


Name Supervisor(s) Abstract Title
Cindy Bui Dr. Jonathan Rocheleau Imaging Apollo-NADP+ to track NADPH dynamics in pancreatic β cells
William Cameron Dr. Jonathan Rocheleau ITracking NADPH/NADP+ Redox across multiple organelles exposes the mitochondria as a source of Glucolipotoxicity-Induced NADPH Dysfunction and Ros generation in pancreatic Beta-cells
Dakota Gustafson Dr. Jason Fish INovel Biomarkers of Small Vessel Disease in End-Stage Renal Disease
Queenie Hu Dr. Robert Screaton Novel G Protein-Coupled Receptors Promote Human Pancreatic Beta Cell Proliferation
Sean Kinney Dr. Michael Sefton Vascularizing Hydrogel for Subcutaneous Islet Transplantation
Mi Lai Dr. Michael Wheeler Novel metabolites predict future T2D associated with GDMl
Marsel Lino Dr. Michelle P. Bendeck Discoidin Domain Receptor 1 is a novel regulator of obesity and insulin resistance in vivoo
Dr. Ashley Untereinerl Dr. Michael Wheeler GABA promotes beta-cell proliferation but does not overcome impaired glucose homeostasis associated with diet-induced obesity
Alexander Vlahos Dr. Michael Sefton ISubcutaneous transplantation of reconstituted pseudo-islets to restore normoglycemia in diabetic SCID/bg mice
Dr. T M Zaved Waise Dr. Tony Lam Inhibition of upper small intestinal mTOR lowers plasma glucose levels by inhibiting hepatic glucose production

The following were selected to present a poster at the 5th BBDC- Joslin- UCPH Conference on October 26- 27, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Name Supervisor(s) Abstract Title
Emily McGaugh

Dr. Maria Cristina Nostro

Modeling pancreatic development using hESC and patient specific iPSC
Stephanie Nishi

Dr. Richard Bazinet

Nut Intake does Not Increase Risk of Adiposity in Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials