Research grants – 2018


The Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research finalized the awarding of its Research Grants for 2018.

After discussion, the Board of Directors is pleased to announce that, for this year, 3 candidates were awarded the 2018 FFRD Research Grants, with 3 Grants of €300.000 each.

Dr Agnès LEHUEN, Cochin Institute in Paris – France, for his Clinical Research Project « Crosstalk between MAIT cells and the gut microbe and mucosa in the development of type 1 diabetes in children) »

• Dr Fabienne FOUFELLE, Cordeliers Research Center in Paris – France, for his Basic Research Project « Dihydrocermaides: novel actors involved in Non alcoholic fatty liver diseases and type 2 diabetes progression »

• Dr Hubert VIDAL, Inserm, Inra, University in Lyon – France, for his Translational Research Project « PROBIODIAB: Probiotics as a new treatment for type 2 diabetes »

The 3 recipients of the 2018 FFRD Research Grants have had the opportunity to present their clinical, basic and translational projects at the Press-breakfast, organized by the FFRD, on 12 December 2018 at the Hôtel Vernet (Paris 8).