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EDM Faculty Research Projects

EDM faculty research projects available for student and resident participation:

  1. Genetic variation in gene regulation by PPARalpha in fatty liver disease and dyslipidemia
    (Mentor: Dr. Raymond Soccio)

  2. Resistin in insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease
    (Mentor: Dr. Mitch Lazar)

  3. Genetic determinants of human adipose responses to PPARγ agonists
    (Mentor: Dr. Mitch Lazar)

  4. Circadian regulation of metabolism
    (Mentor: Dr. Mitch Lazar)

  5. Subclinical hypothyroidism in the elderly
    (Mentor: Dr. Anne Cappola)

  6. Glucose Counterregulation in Long Standing Type 1 Diabetes
    (Mentor: Dr. Michael Rickels)

  7. Evaluation of the Entero-Insular (Incretin) Axis in Cystic Fibrosis
    (Mentor: Dr. Michael Rickels)

  8. Implementation of a smartphone app based DKA/HHS subQ insulin pathway
    (Mentor: Dr. Ilona Lorincz)

  9. Reducing 30 day hospital readmissions for patients with diabetes
    (Mentor: Dr. Ilona Lorincz)

  10. Diabetes population health: redesigning primary care and diabetes care co-management of patients with type II diabetes
    (Mentor: Dr. Ilona Lorincz)

  11. Optimizing the EHR for diabetes management: building a health utilization dashboard and improving ambulatory glucometrics
    (Mentor: Dr. Ilona Lorincz)

  12. Fear of hypoglcemia and its effect on bolusing behavior, self-care adherence, and glycemic control in young adults with type 1 diabetes
    (Mentor: Dr. Shivani Agarwal)

  13. Evaluation of psychosocial and biological outcomes of young adults in a pediatric to adult diabetes transition in care program
    (Mentor: Dr. Shivani Agarwal)

  14. Improving quality of care for patients with type 1 diabetes
    (Mentor: Dr. Shivani Agarwal)

  15. Evaluation of bone quality in type 2 diabetes
    (Mentor: Dr. Mona Al Mukaddam)

  16. Evaluation of structural and mechanical implication of osteoporosis using MRI-based techniques
    (Mentor: Dr. Mona Al Mukaddam)

  17. Evaluation of monthly support groups on diabetes management
    (Mentor: Dr. Mona Al Mukaddam)