Congratulations to the 2016 MedStar Diabetes Fund Grant Recipients

Clinician checking blood sugar of patient with glucose monitor

The goal of the MedStar Diabetes Research Grant is to support investigators in the field of diabetes research who are interested in developing pilot data that can lead to additional, externally funded studies. This funding opportunity for MedStar investigators interested in diabetes research was made possible by a generous donation to MedStar Health.

  • Evgenia Gourgari, MD
    Assistant Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology Division, Georgetown University
    “Proteomic Alterations of the Lipoproteins in Children with Type 1 Diabetes”
  • Stacy Kaltman, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
    Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Michelle Magee, MD
    Director, MedStar Diabetes Institute
    “Shaping the Future of Diabetes Care”
  • Zijun Zhang, MD
    Orthobiologic Laboratory, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
    Senior Investigator, MedStar Health Research Institute
    “The Regulatory Role of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Antibacterial Infection in Diabetes Mellitus”