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EDM Faculty Research Projects

Faculty research projects available for student and resident participation:

  1. Central mechanisms regulating metabolism - Mentor: Dr. Rexford Ahima

  2. Subclinical hypothyroidism in the elderly - Mentor: Dr. Anne Cappola

  3. Ghrelin and resistance training in frailty - Mentor: Dr. Anne Cappola

  4. New roles of recombinant TSH in diagnosis and treatment of thyroid cancer - Mentor: Dr. Susan Mandel

  5. The "T trial" of testosterone replacement in elderly men - Mentor: Dr. Peter Snyder

  6. Mechanisms regulating beta cell survival and proliferation - Mentor: Dr. Doris Stoffers

  7. Resistin in insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease - Mentor: Dr. Mitchell Lazar

  8. Genetic determinants of human adipose responses to PPARg agonists - Mentor: Dr. Mitchell Lazar

  9. Circadian regulation of metabolism - Mentor: Dr. Mitchell Lazar

  10. Effect of Exenatide, Sitagliptin or Glimepiride on Functional B-Cell Mass in Early Type 2 Diabetes -Mentor: Dr. Michael Rickels

  11. Islet Transplantation in Type 1 Diabetic Kidney Allograft Recipients - Mentor: Dr. Michael Rickels

  12. Islet Cell Transplantation in Type 1 Diabetes - Mentor: Dr. Michael Rickels

  13. Effect of Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring on Glucose Counterregulation in Long Standing Type 1 Diabetes - Mentor: Dr. Michael Rickels

  14. The Type 1 Diabetes Exchange Clinic-based Registry Network and Ancillary Study: Residual C-peptide in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes - Mentor: Dr. Michael Rickels

  15. Characterization of Insulin and Incretin Secretion in Postpubertal Adolescents and Adults with Cystic Fibrosis - A Pilot Study - Mentor: Dr. Michael Rickels