The FFRD has just finalized the awarding of its Research Grants for 2019.
After discussion, the Board of Directors is pleased to announce you that this year 4 candidates are awarded the 2019 FFRD Research Grants, including 2 €300.000 Grants and 2 €150.000 Grants, that is to say almost 1 million Euros !
The 4 récipients of the FFRD call of proposals for 2019 are:
- Pr Miriam CNOP, Center for Diabetes Research – ULB in Brussels (Belgium) for her Basic research project: “Modeling endoplasmic reticulum stress and diabetes using stem cell-derived human beta cells” ;
- Pr Kamel MOHAMMEDI, Faculty of Medicine – University Hospital in Bordeaux (France) for his Clinical research project: “Prognostic determinants in patients with Diabetic Food ulcer – A French prospective multi center cohort” ;
- Dr Xavier PRIEUR, University in Nantes (France) for his Translational research project: “Seipin deficiency as a model of adipocyte dysfunction” ;
- Dr Guillaume WALTHER, Cardiovascular Laboratory University in Avignon (France) for his Translational research project: “Are non-nutritive sweeteners safe? To decipher the effect on glucose metabolism and vascular function“.