Charles Hollenberg Summer Studentship Program – 2022

Application Deadline Date: January 20, 2022

The following have been offered funding:

RecipientSupervisor(s)Title of Research
Advani, Katie EllaDr. Daniel J. DruckerGlucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide and the control of inflammation
Chen, VictoriaDr. John L SievenpiperRelation of Food Sources of Fructose Containing Sugars with Incident Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies
Deane, Madeline Jane
(Declined)
Dr. Minna WooInvestigating the Role of Peroxisomes in Pancreatic Beta-cell Mass and Function
Hodzic-Santor, BenazirDr. Michael FralickValidation of the diagnostic accuracy of ICD-10 codes for diabetic ketoacidosis: A multicentre cross-sectional Study
Kagdi, Samrin
(Declined)
Dr. Jacqueline BeaudryThe loss of glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) receptor signaling in brown adipose tissue cells on lipid metabolism.
Kim, DaeunDr. Minna WooInvestigating the role of JAK2 in diabetes and atherosclerosis
Kuah, Wenji RachelDr. Tony LamThe role of GDF15 in metformin action
Lam, Brian Yikben
(Declined)
Dr. David Z.I. CherneyThe effect of dapagliflozin on vascular health in patients with type 2 diabetes and high cardiovascular risk.
Lee, AnnaDr. Darren YuenCovid-19 risk in kidney transplant recipients with diabetes
Luo, YihanDr. Michael WheelerTransition from Gestational Diabetes Mellitus to Type 2 Diabetes: A Peptide Profiling Study.
Middleton, Caroline GraceDr. Mary L’AbbeExamining the alignment of Canadian prepackaged food and beverage items and the nutrition standards for Ontario schools with the Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice (DCCP) Guidelines
Moayad, LanaDr. Maria Cristina NostroControlled differentiation and expansion of pancreatic progenitor cells using Notch signaling
Mustafa, Aws Feras
(Declined)
Dr. Denise BelshamDelineation of miRNA-circadian mechanisms leading to the disruption of energy homeostasis in models of hypothalamic neurons.
Panjwani, AnumDr. Farid MahmudAdverse Event Reporting from the ATTEMPT Study from the Patient Perspective: Adjunctive Use of SGLT2i in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
Papaeliou, Paul Evan
(Declined)
Dr. Jacqueline BeaudryHindering Effects to Brown Adipose Tissue Lipolysis with High Levels of Glucocorticoids
Pickel, LaurenDr. Hoon-Ki SungCircadian clock dysfunction induces diabetic retinopathy
Varghese, RheaDr. Mamatha Bhat and Dr.  Rahul G. KrishnanLeveraging Machine Learning Methods to Predict Post-Transplant Diabetes Mellitus in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients
Yeung, Emily Shi-HuiDr. Andrew AdvaniAcute kidney injury: a bona fide complication of diabetes
Zorcic, KatarinaDr. Ana KonvalinkaThe Role of Sex on Mitochondrial Dynamics of Kidney Cells: Implications for Diabetic Kidney Disease