This Year’s Recipients of Research Grants


The Uppsala Diabetes Centre board has now decided which doctoral projects will be granted funding this year. We congratulate Erika Roman, Lance McCracken, Mia Philipsson, Jan Eriksson, Olof Eriksson and Meena Daivadanam.

The recipients of this year’s research grant have been established and can be seen below. Uppsala Diabetes Centre grants financial support to one project at SLU and one project within the Uppsala University disciplinary domain Humanities and Social Sciences. Four projects were announced to the disciplinary domain Medicine and Pharmacy. The disciplinary domain Science and Technology will receive two projects in spring 2022.

Main applicant: Erika Roman
Title: U-CAN-MOVE – effects of tailored exercise program on risk factors for type 2 diabetes and other cardiometabolic disorders in dog owners and their dogs
Department: Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry (SLU)

Main applicant: Lance McCracken
Title: Development of an Online Psychological Treatment for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy
Department: Psychology

Main applicant: Mia Philipsson
Title: The role of Immune cell-microbial interactions for long-term islet function and glucose homeostasis
Department: Medical Cell Biology

Main applicant: Jan Eriksson
Title: Role of the brain in the development of type 2 diabetes
Department: Medical Sciences

Main applicant: Olof Eriksson
Title: INCAPET-Incretin mimetic mode of action study in PET
Department: Medical Chemistry

Main applicant: Meena Daivadanam
Title: Transforming communities for active and healthy lifestyle: co-design of community outreach for the prevention of type 2 diabetes
Department: Women's and Children's Health

Last modified: 2022-01-03