Mentor: Stephanie Sisley, M.D. & Qiang Tong, Ph.D. Project: Expression of Vitamin D Receptor Pathway Genes Across Tissues of Obese Individuals D.O. Institution: The University of North Texas Health Center
Mentor:Yong Xu, M.D., Ph.D. Project: Impaired 5-HT2C receptor (5-HT2CR)-mediated neurotransmission contributes to the obesity-induced exacerbation of AD pathophysiology and selective 5-HT2CR agonists can be used to treat AD. Ph.D. Institution: University of Houston
Mentors:Teresa Davis, Ph.D. & Marta Fiorotto, Ph.D. Project: “Leucine Supplementation in Early Life to Promote Muscle Growth at the Expense of Adipose Deposition.” Ph.D. Institution: Michigan State University.