Dr. Michael MacDonald and His Co-Investigators Receive Competitive Renewal Diabetes Training and Research Grant

Program Director, Michael MacDonald, MD, and Associate Directors, David Allen, MD, Aaron Carrel, MD, and Ellen Wald, MD recently received the competitive renewal of their "Childhood Diabetes Clinical and Molecular Research Training (CDCMRT) Program", a T32 training grant funded by the National Institutes of Health - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIH-NIDDK). The goal of CDCMRT is to train MD pediatric endocrinology fellows and PhD fellows for academic research careers in type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, obesity and fitness in children. The 5-year training grant is funded at approximately $130,000/year and supports 2 post-doctoral fellows annually.