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Drs. Dhurandhar, Wood & Fisher – Winners, 9th Annual Postdoctoral Research day

February 20, 2012

Drs. Dhurandhar, Wood & Fisher, post-doctoral fellows in the Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) at UAB, came in first, second, and third place respectively for their presentations at UAB post-doc research day hosted by UAB’s Office of Postdoctoral Education and the Postdoctoral Association. They are winners in session four sponsored by the Biomatrix Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Center (BERM) and the Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center.

Emily J. Dhurandhar, PhD

1st PlaceEmily J. Dhurandhar, PhD, Office of Energetics

Title: Clinical Utility of Whole Genome Prediction for Personalized Medicine

Alexis C. Frazier-Wood, PhD

2nd PlaceAlexis C. Frazier-Wood, PhD, Department of Epidemiology & Office of Energetics

Title: Epidemiological Evidence that Self-reported Heavy Daily Physical Activity Improves Lipoprotein Subclass Profile 

Gordon Fisher, PhD

3rd PlaceGordon Fisher, PhD, Department of Nutrition Sciences

Title: Aerobic Exercise Training Conserves Insulin Sensitivity for One Year Following Weight Loss in Overweight Women. Gordon Fisher, Gary R. Hunter, and Barbara A. Gower