Dr. Maureen Gannon

CURRICULUM VITAE


gannon labMaureen Anne Gannon

 

Born in Queens, NY

Address:
Dept. of Medicine
Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolism
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
2215-B Garland Avenue
7425C MRBIV
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 936-2676
(615) 936-1667 (fax)

Positions Held:

2001-2008, Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine (Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolsim) and Molecular Physiology & Biophysics

2007-2008, Assistant Professor, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology

2008-2016, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine (Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolsim) and Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology

2011-2019, Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Department of Medicine 

2016-present, Professor, Departments of Medicine (Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolsim) and Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology

2019-present, Associate Dean for Faculty Development

Education:
1990-1995, Cornell University, New York, NY, Ph.D., Cell Biology (May, 1996)
1985-1987, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY, M.S., Biology (May, 1988)
1982-1985, Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY, B.S., Biology (May, 1985; Magna Cum Laude)

Training:
1996-2001, Postdoctoral fellow, Vanderbilt University, Dept. of Cell Biology, Nashville, TN
1995-1996, Postdoctoral fellow, Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Dept. of Pharmacology, New York, NY
1992, Embryology: Cell Differentiation and Gene Expression in Early Development Course, Woods Hole Marine Biology Laboratory
1988-1990, Laboratory Technician, Cornell University Medical College, Dept. of Pharmacology

Grant Support:
Current:

NIH/NIDDK R24 Co-Investigator. Aug 2015 - July 2020; "Interrupting the Vicious Cycle of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

Veterans Administration Merit Award, Principal Investigator, October 1, 2016-September 30, 2020; "Regulation of adult pancreatic beta cell proliferation"

2019-2023 NIH/NIDDK R01 "Manipulating islet GPCR activity to promote beta cell proliferation and survival"

 

Completed:

2015-2019 NIH/NIDDK R01 Co-Principal Investigator. "Formation and maturation of endocrine pancreas progenitors"

2016-2018 ADA Innovative basic science award, Principal Investigator. "Using CTGF to enhance functional beta cell mass"

2012-2014 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, " Linking insulin resistance and beta cell proliferation via the FoxMI pathyway, Co-Principle Investigator

2011-2014 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, "Effect of CTGF on adult beta cell proliferation and regeneration", Principal Investigator

2011-2015 Veterans Administration Merit Award, Regulation of adult pancreatic beta cell proliferation , Principal Investigator
2010-2015, NIDDK BCBC UO1, Formation of endocrine pancreas progenitors , Consortium PI
2011-2012, American Diabetes Association, Mentor-based postdoctoral award, Regulation and stimulation of beta cell proliferation by FoxM1 , Principal Investigator
2010-2012, NIH/NIDDK/Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center, "HNF6 expression in human pancreatic cancer", Principal Investigator
2010-2011, NIDDK R56, "FoxM1 in endocrine pancreas growth and regeneration", Principal Investigator
2007-2010, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, "Function of CTGF in Islet Development and Beta Cell Proliferation", Principal Investigator
2006-2010, NIDDK RO1, "FoxM1 in endocrine pancreas growth and regeneration", Principal Investigator
2003-2008, NIDDK RO1, "HNF6 function in the pancreatic endocrine lineage", Principal Investigator
2005-2006, NIDDK R56, "FoxM1 in endocrine pancreas growth and regeneration", Principal Investigator
2003-2006, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, "Noninvasive assessment of pancreatic islet cell mass", Co-investigator
2002-2004, NIDDK R21, "Molecular determinants of vascularization in islets", Co-investigator
2002-2007, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Career Development Award, "The role of pdx1 and HNF6 in proliferation and differentiation of endocrine precursors", Principal Investigator
2002-2004, NIDDK Beta Cell Biology Consortium Pilot and Feasibility Program, HNF6 regulation of islet differentiation and morphology", Principal Investigator

Memberships:
Society for Developmental Biology
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
American Diabetes Association
American Association for the Advancement of Science Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society

Teaching Activities:
Molecular Endocrinology of Obesity and Diabetes - Lecturer

Academic Activities:
Course Director: Department of Medicine Mid-Career Faculty Leadership Development Program
Senior Associate Editor, Diabetes
Associate Editor, Endocrinology