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Recent awards and grants to SRP Diabetes researchers

Carlos Ibañez received an ERC Advanced Grant (3.5 million EUR) for his project

”Understanding death-receptor signaling and physiology in the nervous system: A roadmap
for the development of new treatments to neurodegenerative diseases and neurotrauma”

Jorge Ruas received the 2013 Malin and Lennart Philipson Foundation Prize for his
research on regulation of muscle cell growth. It consists of a research grant on 2 MSEK and a
50 KSEK personal award.

Juleen Zierath together with several other PIs within SRP Diabetes received a grant on
30 MSEK in the AstraZeneca SciLifeLab joint programme for the project ”Genomic and
metabolomic fingerprint of skeletal muscle insulin resistance and the adaptive response to
exercise in Type 2 diabetic patients”.

Per-Olof Berggren received an ERC Advanced Grant
(3.5 million EUR) for his project
”An in vivo imaging approach to understand pancreatic beta-cell signal-transduction”