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April 22, 2019

Fighting Asthma:  Auburn Research Devoted to Education Children and Their Families

Dr. Linda Gibson-Young’s research in the treatment and prevention of asthma is highlighted in recent article in Auburn Research.  In the article, Dr. Gibson-Young ( Boshell Program Member) says, “When you don’t breath normally, you’re less likely to exercise or be active, and that leads to obesity in children and adults.

This article is in the 2019 issue of Auburn Research,  p. 10-11.

April 22, 2019

Diabetes and Alzheimer’s:  Breaking the Link

Dr. Ramesh Jeganathan’s research is focused on understanding the link between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease.  In his lab, Jeganathan is exploring the genes, molecules and cellular process that may cause and promote Alzheimer’s in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity.

This article is in the 2019 issue of Auburn Research,  p. 22-23.

April 22, 2019

NASH Liver Disease Research

Dr. Raj Amin and his team received a Tier 1 PAIR  funding to support the development of new medications and therapeutic approaches to combat nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).  NASH is the most severe form of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and is commonly associate with the development of type 2 diabetes and obesity.

This article is in the 2019 issue of Auburn Research,  p. 22-23.

March 26, 2019
American Diabetes Association Alert Day
American Diabetes Association Alert Day is a one-day event that encourages everyone to take the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test and participate in workplace-friendly activities that will teach them about reversing the risk for diabetes.  Read More:

Feb. 15, 2019
12th Annual Boshell Research Day

The 12th Annual Boshell Research Day, set for Friday, FEBRUARY 15, 2019, will bring together experts from around the United States to present current topics related to diabetes and the role of obesity in its development. The meeting will be highlighted by research presentations throughout the day and evening. Read more:

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Vishal Kothari, a Senior Fellow at the University of Washington, was recently a awarded an American Diabetes Association Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine.  Vishal completed his Ph.D. under the mentorship of Dr. Ramesh Jeganathan  in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Management, College of Human Sciences.