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The LLHF Recognizes its 2015 Distinguished Research Scientists

2015 Awards announced for the Diabetes and Aging funding categories.

The LLHF would like to congratulate its 2015 Distinguished Research Scientists who received the following awards:

"We are pleased and honored to be able to support young research scientists of extraordinary stature." - Peter J. Donnici, President

The Lawrence A. Smookler Award in Diabetes

Whitney Purtha, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher, UCSF

LLHF Fellowship Grant Project Title: "The Role of Aire in the Selection of Diabetogenic T-Cells"

Research Abstract

The John S. Spice Award in Aging

Jennifer Yokoyama, PhD
Assistant Professor, UCSF Memory & Aging Center

LLHF Fellowship Grant Project Title: "Novel Ways to Predict Successful and Abnormal Aging of the Brain: The Role of Compound Genetic Risk."


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