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Diabetes Day

Nov. 10, 2016, 9:18 AM

(photo by Steve Green)
(photo by Steve Green)

Research achievement was recognized recently during last week’s Diabetes Day at the Student Life Center. Among those honored were (from left) Matthew Bechard, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in Cell & Developmental Biology, winner of the Daryl K. Granner Scholar in Diabetes Award; Greg Poffenberger, senior research specialist in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, winner of the Robert K. Hall Service Award; Nicholas Vierra, graduate student in Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, winner of the Vanderbilt Scholar in Diabetes Award; and Jessica Wilson, M.D., MSCI, clinical fellow in adult Endocrinology, winner of the Oscar B. Crofford Scholar in Diabetes Award.

Winners of the poster presentations were Rachana Haliyur and Bryan Gitschlag, first and second place, graduate student category, and Raymond Pasek, Ph.D., and Matthew Dickerson, Ph.D., first and second place, postdoctoral fellow category. Diabetes Day was sponsored by the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center and the Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research and supported by the National Institutes of Health.

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