Trainee Travel Awards 2017/2018 – Period 2

For travel occurring between January 1 and June 30, 2018

Competition Deadline Date: April 17, 2018


Trainee Travel Awards

The following individuals have been offered up to $1,000 to present a first author abstract at a diabetes related conference.

Name Supervisor(s) Abstract Title
Alghamdi, Tamadher Dr. Andrew Advani Histone H3 Serine 10 Phosphorylation Facilitates Endothelial Activation in Diabetic Kidney Disease
Bauer, Paige Dr. Tony Lam Lactobacillus gasseri in the upper small intestine impacts an ACSL3-dependent fatty acid sensing pathway regulates whole-body glucose homeostasis
Bui, Cindy Dr. Jonathan Rocheleau Apollo-NADP+ expressed in the pancreatic beta-cells of living zebrafish responds to glucose and diamide to reveal NADPH dynamics
Chang, Huntley Dr. Jonathan Rocheleau Simultaneous imaging of Apollo-NADP+ and FUCCI to correlate beta-cell NADPH/NADP+ redox state to the cell cycle
Frendo-Cumbo, Scott Dr. Amira Klip Autophagy Related Protein 16L1 (Atg16L1) Depletion Induces Insulin Resistance Through Decreased IRS Expression
Glenn, Andrea Dr. John Sievenpiper Relation of Vegetarian diets with Cardiovascular Diesease Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Prospective cohort
Higgins, Victoria Dr. Khosrow Adeli Postprandial GLP-1 response to a high-fat meal is blunted in obese adolescents with insulin resistance and metabolic dyslipidemia
Howell, Nicholas Dr. Gillian Booth Associations Between Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Were Stronger in More Walkable Neighborhoods: The Cardiovascular Health in Ambulatory Care Research Team Cohort
Li, Jia Xu Dr. Carolyn Cummins LXRβ Antagonism as a Novel Approach to Target Glucocorticoid-Mediated Brown Adipose Tissue Dysfunction
Lytvyn, Dr. Yuliya Dr. David Cherney Plasma Uric Acid (PUA), Renal Hemodynamic Function and Arterial Stiffness at the Extremes of T1D Duration: Adolescents vs. Adults with T1D for ≥50 Years
Markowitz, Benjamin Dr. Andrew Advani The Three I’s of Diabetes Integration in Emerging Adulthood – Developing a Framework to Individualize Diabetes Care
Nishi, Stephanie Dr. John Sievenpiper Nut consumption and measures of adiposity in type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Poon, Frankie Dr. Cristina Nostro Elucidating pancreatic lineage commitment using hESC directed differentiation
Regeenes, Romario Dr. Jonathan Rocheleau Design of an Islet-on-a-chip Device to Dynamically Measure Metabolites in Individual Pancreatic Islets
Santaren, Ingrid Dominique Dr. Anthony Hanley Combining Dietary and Biomarker Data to Evaluate Associations of Dairy Intake with Risk of Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM): The Prospective Metabolism and Islet Cell Evaluation (PROMISE) Cohort
Zurbau, Andreea Dr. Vladimir Vuksan Co-Administration of Four Complementary Therapies (Viscous Dietary Fibre, Whole Grain and Ginsengs) for Comprehensive Risk Reduction in Type 2 Diabetes


Sir Frederick Banting Legacy Foundation Travel Awards

The following individuals have been offered up to $1,000 to present a first author abstract at a diabetes related conference.

Lee, Ju Hee Dr. Hoon-Ki Sung Non-Thermogenic Metabolic Benefits Conferred by Intermittent Fasting in Age-Associated Metabolic Abnormalities
Varin, Dr. Elodie Dr. Daniel Drucker Role of DPP-4 in Metabolic Disease: Adipokine, Hepatokin, or Omnikine?