Published: 2021-03-10 14:37 | Updated: 2021-03-10 16:38

Juleen Zierath receives the Harold Rifkin Award

Professor Juleen Zierath Foto: Ulf Sirborn

SRP Diabetes PI Juleen R. Zierath receives the 2021 Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes from American Diabetes Association (ADA).

The Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes honors individuals who have demonstrated outstanding research, evaluation and care in diabetes performed from an international perspective with an international impact. Professor Zierath is a leader in translational studies delineating the molecular mechanisms of insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes, as well as advanced work on the effects of exercise on metabolism.