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Society congratulates our new Early Career Grant awardees

03 Jul 2019

Congratulations to our early career members awarded Early Career Grants of up to £10,000 to help fund their endocrine research.

Patricio Atanes (King’s College London) - Identifying obesity-induced targets in the human liver GPCR expressome: therapeutic implications fortype 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Ioannis Christakis (University of Nottingham) - Evaluating a potential adrenal-gut axis as a therapy for Sub-Clinical Cushing’s Syndrome

Shelley Harris (OCDEM) - Dissecting the role of role of 5β-reductase in pancreatic islet cell morphology and hormone secretion

Inmaculada Ruz Maldonado (King’s College London) - Elucidating off-target effects of the putative CB2 antagonist JTE 907 in human and mouse islets: implications for diabetes therapy

Ioannis Simitsidellis (University of Edinburgh) - Defining tissue-specific impacts of Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) in females using a reporter mouse model of AR transcriptional activation

Jorge Lopez Tello (University of Cambridge) - Determining the role of placental endocrine function in the development of gestational diabetes mellitus

Alex Wadley (Loughborough University) - Can exercise ‘activate the brake’ on the immune system in patients with Type-1 Diabetes?

Michael White (Newcastle University) - Determining the functional role of TLE1 in human beta-cell identity and function

Early Career Members can apply for Society Early Career Grants to help fund research or gather preliminary data to apply for other external funding, the next deadline is 20 November 2019.