The LLHF would like to congratulate its 2016 Distinguished Research Scientists who received the following awards:

The Lawrence A. Smookler Award in Diabetes

Kosaku Shinoda, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco

LLHF Fellowship Grant Project Title:“Emerging Role of Casein Kinase 2 in Beige/Brown Fat Development and Metabolism”

The John S. Spice Award in Aging

Kamalini Ranasinghe, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco

LLHF Fellowship Grant Project Title:“Spatiotemporal Patterns of Network Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease”

“We are pleased and honored to be able to support young research scientists of extraordinary stature.”

– Peter J. Donnici, President