Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021/2022

BBDC Postdoctoral Fellowships
BBDC Fellowship In Diabetes Care (Funded By Eli Lilly)
D.H. Gales Family Charitable Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
Novo Nordisk-BBDC Fellowships
Sellers Postdoctoral Fellowship
Sopman Family Fellowship

Application Deadline Date: February 23, 2021

The following have been offered funding:

Award RecipientSupervisor(s)Title of ResearchAward
Hammoud, RolaDr. Daniel DruckerElucidating the role of the central nervous system as a metabolic target for agonists and antagonists of the glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide receptor (GIPR)Sellers Postdoctoral Fellowship
Le Billan, Florian PatrickDr. Carolyn CumminsThe Role of the Nuclear Receptor Coregulator ARGLu1 in Glucocorticoid-Induced DiabetesNovo Nordisk-BBDC Fellowship
Malik, Anshu
Dr. Mamatha Bhat and Dr. Herbert GaisanoReal-time evaluation of microbiome metabolites and diabetes therapies on Non-alcoholic steatohepatitisSopman Family Fellowship
Oakie, Amanda MariaDr. Maria Cristina NostroElucidating the role of Notch signalling in the proliferation of human stem cell-derived pancreatic endocrine cell developmentFellowship in Diabetes Care (funded by Eli Lilly)
Srinivasan Sridhar, VikasDr. David CherneyEfficacy, mechanisms and safety of SGLT2 inhibitors in kidney transplant recipientsBBDC Fellowship
Syed Abdul, Majid MufaqamDr. Gary Lewis1) Investigation of Apolipoprotein C-III (apoC3) role in intestinal lipoprotein secretion using the mesenteric lymph cannulated rat model
2) Measuring low-density lipoprotein cholesterol kinetics in response to diet-induced ketosis in humans
BBDC Fellowship
Togo, JacquesDr. Hoon-Ki Sung and Dr. Herbert GaisanoEffects of the intestinal microbiome of pre- and post-bariatric surgery patients on adipose tissue browning.BBDC Fellowship
Usmani, Shirine ElizabethDr. Minna WooThe role of skeletal muscle peroxisomes in diabetes and muscle functionBBDC Fellowship
Van, Julie Anh DungDr. Michael WheelerUnraveling the circulating proteome and its interactions with lipid/metabolomic players involved in type 2 diabetes progression following gestational diabetesNovo Nordisk-BBDC Fellowship
Yadav, JitenderDr. Dana PhilpottThe potential role of Akkermansia muciniphila in promoting metabolic homeostasis through an IL-33-ILC2 axisSopman Family Fellowship
Yang, JiaqiDr. Minna WooThe role of DUPD1 in diabetes and atherosclerosisDH Gales Family Charitable Foundation Fellowship
Yerra, Veera GaneshDr. Andrew AdvaniUnraveling the causes of impaired recovery from cardiac ischemia reperfusion injury in diabetesDH Gales Family Charitable Foundation Fellowship