2015 Richard C. Woodard Trainee Awards

Awardee: Vicki Hwang, Graduate Student, Division of Nephrology
Mentor: Robert Weiss, M.D., Professor, Division of Nephrology
Paper (Submitted): The oncometabolite 2-hydroxyglutarate is potentially pathogenic in polycystic kidney disease through augmentation of IDH2
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

 

Awardee: Jennifer Rutkowsky, Graduate Student, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Mentor: John Rutledge, M.D., Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Acylcarnitines activate proinflammatory signaling pathways
Rutkowsky JM, Knotts TA, Ono-Moore KD, McCoin CS, Huang S, Schneider D, Singh S, Adams SH, Hwang DH.  Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Jun 15;306(12):E1378-87. doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00656.2013. Epub 2014 Apr 22.