Preceptor List

Diabetes and Obesity Research Track Preceptors:
The list of preceptors below is divided into the following groups: 1) Cell Signaling, 2) Clinical Research, Genetics, and Epidemiology, 3) Complications Related to Diabetes, 4) In Vivo Metabolic Regulation and Obesity, and 5) Islet Development, Biology, and Immunology.

Cell Signaling  
Faculty Name Research Interest Department
Colbran, Roger J. CAM Kinase II - Control & Subcellular Localization Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Davies, Sean S. Oxidative Stress Pharmacology
Galli, Aurelio Neurotransmitter Trafficking & Biophysics Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
May, James M. Glucose Transport & Antioxidants Medicine
Clinical Research, Genetics, and Epidemiology  
Faculty Name Research Interest Department
Barkin, Shari Pediatric Obesity Pediatrics
Brown, Nancy J. Vasoactive Compounds in Vivo Investigation Medicine & Clinical Pharm
Cavanaugh, Kerri L. Patient Education & Patient-MD Communication Medicine & Nephrology
Elasy, Thomas Relapse Prevention in Diabetes Medicine
Ikizler, Talat A. Metabolism in Renal Failure Medicine & Nephrology
Luther, Matt Aldosterone & Islet Function Medicine & Clinical Pharmacology
Mulvaney, Shelagh Improvement of Self-Management of Diabetes Nursing & Pediatrics
Rothman, Russell Patient Education in Diabetes Medicine
Russell, William E. ERB Signalling in Liver Regeneration Pediatrics
Schlundt, David G. Enviornmental Influences on Diabetes & Obesity Psychology
Complications Related to Diabetes  
Faculty Name Research Interest Department
Brantley, Milam A. Diabetic Retinopathy Ophthalmology
Fogo, Agnes B. Glomerulosclerosis-Vascular Changes Pathology
Harris, Raymond C. Responses to Angiotensin in Diabetic Animals Medicine & Nephrology
Hudson, Billy Molecular Aspects of Diabetic Nephropathy Medicine & Nephrology
Linton, MacRae Animal Models of Atherosclerosis Medicine
Penn, John Diabetic Retinopathy Ophthalmology
Takahashi, Takamune Pathogenesis of Diabetic Nephropathy Medicine
In Vivo Metabolic Regulation and Obesity  
Faculty Name Research Interest Department
Abumrad, Naji N. Obesity / Bariatric Surgery Surgery
Aronoff, David Placental Inflammation in Gestational Diabetes Medicine
Cherrington, Alan D. Carbohydrate & Fat Metabolism Regulation Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Hasty, Alyssa Molecular Aspects of Obesity Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
McGuinness, Owen Metabolism & Nutritional Support in Vivo Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Niswender, Kevin Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome Medicine
Shiota, Masakazu Glucokinase & Diabetes Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Simerly, Richard Brain & Physiology Metabolic Regulation Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Stafford, John Obesity & Lipid Metabolism Medicine
Wasserman, David Metabolism & Exercise Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Young, Jamey Obesity & Metabolic Disorders Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Islet Development, Biology, and Immunology  
Faculty Name Research Interest Department
Aune, Thomas Type 1 Diabetes Genes / Regulating T cells Medicine & Rheumatology
Chen, Wenbiao Metabolism, Pancreatic Islet Development Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Gannon, Maureen Molecular & Cell Biology of Pancreas Development Medicine
Jacobson, David Pancreatic Islet & Hormone Secretion Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Kendall, Peggy L. Role of B lymphocytes in Type 1 Diabetes Medicine & Rheumatology
Magnuson, Mark A. Stem Cell Biology Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Moore, Daniel Loss of Immune Tolerance in Type 1 Diabetes Pediatrics & Endocrinology
O'Brien, Richard M. Gene Regulation by Insulin; Islet Gene Expression Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Powers, Alvin C. Pancreatic Islet Function & Growth Medicine
Rathmell, Jeffrey Immunometabolism in Inflammatory Disease Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Stein, Roland W. Regulation of Islet Gene Expression Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Thomas, James W. Immunity to Insulin Medicine & Rheumatology
Van Kaer, Luc Autoimmunity & Diabetes Microbiology & Immunology
Wright, Christopher Pancreas Development Cell Biology
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