Target Obesity Personnel Awards - List of Awardes 2003

Doctoral Research Award: New Awards
Postdoctoral Fellowship: New Awards
New Investigator: New Awards


Doctoral Research Award

  • Anderson, Kristal D. (Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan)
    Target Obesity: Indentifying childhood predictors of adulthood obesity.
    Supervisor: Chad, Karen E.
  • Blackburn, Patricia (Centre de recherche, Hôpital Laval)
    Taille des particules LDL et HDL: différences sexuelle et raciales et impact de l'entra”nement en endurance.
    Supervisor: Després, Jean-Pierre
  • Esmail, Muneer (Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University)
    Structural and fuctional characterization of a novel molecular chaperone associated with Bardet-Biedl syndrome.
    Supervisor: Leroux, Michel R.
  • Jia, Xuming (Pharmacology, University of Saskatchewan)
    Methylglyoxal induced insulin resistance.
    Supervisor: Wu, Lingyun
  • Major, Geneviève G.M. (Médecine sociale et préventive, Université Laval)
    Le syndrome d'apnées obstructives du sommeil et les variations de la dépense énergétique.
    Supervisor: Tremblay, Angelo
  • Purdham, Daniel (Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Western Ontario)
    The role of the cardiac leptin system in myocardial ischemia and reperfusion.
    Supervisor: Karmazyn, Morris
  • Tomlinson, Juliana J. (Hormones, Growth and Development, Ottawa Health Research Institute)
    The identification of transcriptional intermediary factor 1 beta in the regulation of steroid induced adipoctye diferention.
    Supervisor: Haché, Robert J. G.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Fry, W. Mark (Physiology, Queen's University)
    Electrophysiological characterisation of orexinergic neurons in the lateral hypothalamus.
    Supervisor: Ferguson, Alastair
  • Kestens, Yan (Medicine, Université de Montréal)
    Links between environment and population health: Contributions of GIS and spatial analysis.
    Supervisor: Daniel, Mark
  • McGavock, Jonathan (Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center)
    The impact of myocardial lipid accumulation on cardiac function in obese insulin resistant humans.
    Supervisor: Victor, Ronald and Levine, Benjamin
  • Steinberg, Gregory R. (St. Vincent's Institute of Medical Research)
    Intracellular mechanisms contributing to skeletal muscle leptin resistance in obesity.
    Supervisor: Kemp, Bruce E.
  • Tannenbaum, Beth M. (Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute)
    Alterations of brain circuitry in obesity: The role of reward and motivational state.
    Supervisor: Dagher, Alain
  • Yoshioka, Mayumi (Anatomy and Physiology, Centre hospitalier de l'Université Laval)
    Identification and cloning of appetite and satiety controlling genes.
    Supervisor: St-Amand, Jonny

New Investigator

  • Netticadan, Thomas (Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre)
    Mechansims underlying cardiac contractile dysfunction in type II diabetes.