Professor based at Jacobs School to be awarded for groundbreaking work in research in diabetes

Professor based at Jacobs School to be awarded for groundbreaking work in research in diabetes

Professor Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor, has established himself as a global leading expert in the treatment of diabetes and vascular ailment. Professor Paresh Dandona will be awarded the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation’s 2020 Lifetime Contribution Award in July at a ceremony set to take place in Chennai, India. This marks him the 8th scientist to be recipient to the award.

Professor Paresh Dandona is also the chief of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo in the Department of Medicine. He has also been asked to present 2 lectures at the International Diabetes Update 2020.

Paresh Dandona’s work in the field of diabetes and metabolic disorders. His work consists of leading clinical trials for innovative treatments to exploring primary scientific mechanisms consisted in Type 1 and 2 of diabetes.

Dondana and his team has carried out groundbreaking research in a broad line of areas.

They have managed to uncover the relation between obesity, diabetes, and various other health conditions. They have entertained new treatments for diabetes and the utilization of medications intended for Type 2 diabetes to address patients with Type 1.

When it comes to diabetes health care and studies in diabetes, Dandona has been a teacher for many of the present forerunners in diabetes. His dedication, alongside his team’s, to tutoring and training has paved way for advancements of one of the biggest endocrinology fellowship programs based in the U.S.

This program has witnessed the graduation of 72 fellows, who are now spread all over the United States, India, and the Middle East.

Dandona has been honoured previously with the Fernando Award by the Ceylon College of Physicians. This is their highest honor. He has also been presented the Banting Medal thanks to the Endocrine Society of India. Dandona has been named a “Global Eminent Scholar” by Kyung Hee University of Korea.