Navigation Links
Dr. Andrew Advani receives Diabetes Innovation Award
Date:12/29/2011

TORONTO, Ont., Dec. 29, 2011--Dr. Andrew Advani, an endocrinologist at St. Michael's Hospital, is one of 10 researchers in North America who received a newly created Novo Nordisk Diabetes Innovation Award.

Dr. Advani's Early Exploration Award is worth $325,000 (U.S.) over two years.

His research focus is to slow and potentially reverse kidney damage in patients suffering from diabetes. In diabetic kidney disease, the tiny filters in the kidney known as glomeruli become damaged and begin to leak proteins into the urine.

This award will enable Dr. Advani to investigate new ways to slow or even prevent kidney damage that leads to protein leakage. Through his studies, Dr. Advani hopes to develop new treatments to prevent kidney injury in diabetes, currently the most common cause of kidney disease worldwide.

Dr. Advani's research project was selected from more than 80 proposals submitted from U.S. and Canadian research institutions.

Novo Nordisk is an international healthcare company based in Denmark recognized as a world leader in diabetes treatment. The Novo Nordisk Diabetes Innovation Award Program was launched in 2011 to help scientists substantiate early research efforts that could result in new treatment options for diabetes and obesity.


'/>"/>

Contact: Leslie Shepherd
shepherdl@smh.ca
416-864-6094
St. Michael's Hospital
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Counseling Suicidal Clients by Andrew Reeves
2. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Names Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Dr. Andrew Cohen as Chief of the Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
3. Andrew J. Dannenberg, M.D., honored with AACR-Prevent Cancer Foundation Award
4. NACDD Receives Two-Year Grant From Merck & Co., Inc. to Improve Diabetes Education
5. Dr Yaghouti of Global Laser Vision Receives Patient's Choice Award for 2009
6. UT researcher receives $2.4 million to research obesity, high-risk pregnancy
7. BestMassage.com Receives Award for Customer Trust
8. Corporate Wellness Firm Limeade Receives SAS 70 Type II Report
9. Oridion Receives Frost & Sullivan's 2010 Customer Value Enhancement Award
10. Special Olympics Georgia Receives Grant from The Home Depot Foundation
11. NOVAVAX, Inc. Receives NASDAQ Non-Compliance Letter
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( https://isocomforter.com ), one of the Nation’s premier ... of the shoulder pad. The shoulder pad provides optimal support and full contact ... using cold therapy. By utilizing ice and water that is circulated from an insulated ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... a leader in post-acute health care, have expanded their existing home health joint ... Health. , AccentCare has been operating a joint venture home health company with ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... Mohebi Hair Restoration, has recently contributed a medical article to the newly revamped ... cosmetictown.com. Dr. Mohebi’s article spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Leading pediatric oncology experts at Children’s ... the 49th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Oct. ... Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s National, and Stephen P. Hunger, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Women-owned and Grand Rapids-based workplace ... Brightest in Wellness® by Best and Brightest. OnSite Wellness will be honored at ... from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Henry Autograph Collection Hotel, located ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/23/2017)... Janssen Biotech, Inc. (Janssen) announced today that ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Biologics ... treatment of moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA). ... needed to further evaluate the safety of sirukumab in ... "We are disappointed ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... Inc., a venture-backed medical device company developing a non-invasive, robotically assisted, platform therapy that uses ... today:   ... Jim ... Tom Tefft ... Veteran medical device executive Josh Stopek , PhD, who has led R&D and business ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... , Sept. 18, 2017 ... fields of bioinformatics and immune engineering, today ... protective avian influenza A (H7N9) vaccine. ... related to seasonal influenza and presents a ... on prior exposure to be effective. Using ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: