Fida Bacha Lab News


2023 News

  • Dr. Bacha received an NIH-NIDDK-U01 grant award for the project entitled: “Understanding and Targeting the Pathophysiology of Youth-onset Type 2 Diabetes- Texas Children’s Center”. 
  • Dr. Bacha invited to serve as Diabetes Care Editorial Board Member 2023-2026 (S. Kahn, MB, ChB, Editor).
  • Dr. Bacha presents on “Advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs), oxidation products (OPs) and the soluble receptor for AGE (sRAGE) in youth with type 2 diabetes”. National TODAY Study Group Webinar Meeting. January 13, 2023.

2022 News

  • Dr. Bacha received grant funding from NICHD for her project entitled: Type 2 Diabetes and Bone Health in Youth 
  • Dr. Bacha participated as an Invited Delegation Member from Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, to the Texas Medical Center-Denmark BioBridge Delegation. Copenhagen, Denmark. September 26-28, 2022 (weblink) 
  • Dr. Bacha presents: Pediatric Research Programs in Prevention of Chronic Disease. Institutional presentation at the South Goes North Texas Medical Center-Denmark Biobridge Event. September 27, 2022. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Dr. Bacha invited to join the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism Case Reports 2022-2023 (W.F. Young, MD, Editor)
  • Dr. Bacha. Invited Speaker at the Endocrine Society Meeting ENDO 2022: Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease among Young Adults.  In Session entitled: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Adolescent Healthcare. June 11-14, 2022. Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 
  • Dr. Bacha. Invited Speaker at the American Diabetes Association's 82nd Scientific Sessions: Role and Management of Insulin Resistance and Obesity in Type 2 Diabetes. June 5, 2022. New Orleans, LA.
  • Dr. Bacha serves as an Invited Member of the American Diabetes Association Youth Strategies Committee. 2021-2022
  • Dr. Bacha serves on the editorial board of Diabetes Care (M. Riddle, MD, Editor; Impact factor 19).
  • Dr. Bacha receives the Annual Faculty Educational Award for Excellence in Teaching Baylor Residents in Pediatric Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine, June 2022
  • Dr Bacha received an award from NIH/NIDDK (5U01DK061230-16) for her project entitled: Advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) and oxidation products (OPs) and the soluble receptor for AGE (sRAGE): cardiovascular disease risk biomarkers in youth with type 2 diabetes.