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Congratulations to Hilda Ghadieh (Najjar Lab) for today's successful Dissertation Defense titled "Impaired Hepatic Insulin Clearance Links Fatty Liver Disease to Atherosclerosis".

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For this year's 45th Annual Pharmacology Colloquium that took place on June 1st at Michigan State University - we had 16 students registered from The University of Toledo.  Congratulations and thank you to all that participated - and a big congratulations to Saroj Chakraborty (Joe Lab) for winning 2nd place on his poster presentation. 

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Congratulations to Iyad Manaserh (Hill Lab) for today's successful Dissertation Defense titled "Loss of Astrocyte Insulin Receptors Link Insulin Resistance to Reproduction, Metabolism, and Behavioral Disorders".

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 Several MOME Track students were hooded this past Saturday at The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences Commencement. Congratulations class of 2018! 

Eric Zhang-Joe Lab        Hilda Ghadieh-Najjar Lab     Iyad Manaserh-Hill Lab       Emma Wang-Hill Lab       Prabhat Dube-Vazquez Lab

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Congratulations to Iyad Manaserh (Hill Lab) who was selected among several recipients to receive the award for Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences Program Outstanding Student at the College of Medicine and Life Sciences Class of 2018 Graduate Awards.

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Congratulations to Youjie (Eric) Zhang (Joe Lab) for his successful Dissertation Defense titled "Genomic and Microbiomic Architectural Contributions to Aerobic Exercise Capacity" on May 1, 2018.  Youjie is pictured here with major advisor - Dr. Bina Joe.

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 Congratulations to co-First Author Darren Gordon (Hinds Lab) on his mannuscript, "Loss of biliverdin reductase-A (BVRA) promotes lipid accumulation and lipotoxicity in mouse proximal tubule cells", that was accepted in American Journal of Physiology (AJP)-Renal Physiology.

Authors: Sameul Adeosun*, Darren Gordon*, Mary Frances Weeks, Kyle Moore, John Hall, Terry D. Hinds, Jr., and David Stec (*Authors contributed equally)

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Congratulations to Eric Zhang (Joe Lab) whose article, "How exercise, genes, and bacteria are linked", was published in the Toledo Blade on April 1, 2018.

http://www.toledoblade.com/Medical/2018/04/01/How-exercise-genes-and-bacteria-are-linked.html
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Congratulations to Emma Wang (Hill Lab), whose manuscript was published in JCI Insight: PI3Kα inactivation in leptin receptor cells increases leptin sensitivity but disrupts growth and reproduction.

Authors: Garcia-Galiano D, Borges BC, Donato J Jr, Allen SJ, Bellefontaine N, Wang M, Zhao JJ, Kozloff KM, Hill JW, Elias CF

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Congratulations to our MOME Track students who placed at the 2018 Graduate Research Forum here at The University of Toledo Medical Center.  Fatimah Khalaf (Kennedy Lab) took 2nd place for her poster presentation and Iyad Manaserh (Hill Lab) took 1st place for his oral presentation.  

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Congratulations to Sudipta Baroi & Amit Sopan Chougule (Lecka-Czernik Lab)! Their manuscript "Marrow Fat - a New Target to Treat Bone Diseases?" has been accepted for publication by Current Osteoporosis Reports.

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https://doi.org/10.1007/s11914-018-0426-z


Congratulations to Shermel Sherman (Hill Lab) who's manuscript, "Prenatal Androgen Exposure Causes Hypertension and Gut Microbiota Dysbiosis," has been accepted for publication in Gut Microbes. 


Other authors include: Nadeen Sarsour, Marziyeh Salehi, Allen Schroering, Blair Mell, Bina Joe, Jennifer W. Hill
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Congratulations to Hilda Ghadieh (Najjar Lab), whose story was in The Blade on 2/4/18: Researchers study treatment for liver disease - http://www.toledoblade.com/Medical/2018/02/04/Researchers-study-treatment-for-liver-disease.html 

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Congratulations to Emma Wang (Hill Lab) - her abstract was not only selected for presentation at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society also identified it as “being particularly newsworthy, and has singled it out for special media attention in our annual Research Summaries Book (RSB).”

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Last Updated: 7/13/18