Research grants – 2019


The Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research 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 projectModeling 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“.

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