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Michigan Diabetes Research Center Membership


Member Title Interest
Steven F. Abcouwer, PhD Associate Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Diabetic Retinopathy; Neurodegeneration; Microglia
James E. Aikens, PhD Associate Professor, Family Medicine depression, self-management, health behavior
Anuska V. Andjelkovic-Zochowski, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Pathology Blood-brain barrier
Tight junction
Vascular inflammation
David A. Antonetti, PhD Professor, Ophthalmology and Molecular and Integrative Physiology Diabetic retinopathy, blood-retinal barrier, tight junctions
Peter Arvan, MD, PhD William K and Delores S Brehm Professor of Type I Diabetes Research, Professor of Internal Medicine, and Director of the Michigan Comprehensive Diabetes Center Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine Beta cell survival
Insulin synthesis
Protein folding
Keiko Asao, MD, PhD, MPH Clinical Lecturer, Internal Medicine - MEND Diabetes; obesity; epidemiology
Barbara Atshaves, PhD Assistant Professor Michigan State University, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Lipid metabolism, lipd droplets, obesity-related diabetes
Richard J. Auchus, MD, PhD Professor, Director, MEND Fellowship Program, Internal Medicine - MEND Cushing’s disease
Steroid biosynthesis
Ernesto Bernal-Mizrachi, MD Associate Professor, Larry D. Soderquist Professor, Internal Medicine Beta cells biology; Islets; Pancreas development
Markus Bitzer, MD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Nephrology Renal injury, microrna, TGF-beta
Michael Boehnke, PhD Richard G. Cornell Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics, Biostatistics statistics, genetics, type 2 diabetes
Patrice E. Fort, PhD Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Retinal physiology; Regulation of crystallin proteins in the retina
Wenche S. Borgnakke, DDS, MPH, PhD Assistant Research Scientist, School of Dentistry Oral infections; periodontitis-diabetes associations; clinical trials on effect of periodontal treatment on glycemic control
Raymond E. Bourey, MD Interim Chief, Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Toledo, Internal Medicine sleep, neuromodulation of metabolism, menopause
Steven Britton, MD Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Medical School, Physical Med. & Rehabilitation metabolism; exercise; animal models
Frank C. Brosius III, MD Professor of Internal Medicine, Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Internal Medicine - Nephrology Glucose transport
Diabetic nephropathy
Vascular biology
Morton B. Brown, PhD Professor Emeritus, Biostatistics Biostatistics; Economic Modeling; Hormone Modeling
Charles Burant, MD, PhD Professor, Int Med-Endocr & Metabol, Professor, Molec & Integrative Physiology and Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Professor of Metabolism, Internal Medicine Metabolomics; Beta-cell biology; Systems biology
Julia V. Busik, PhD Associate Professor Michigan State University, Physiology Microvascular complications, retinopathy, dyslipidemia
Brian Callaghan, MD Assistant Professor, Neurology Diabetic complications
Neuropathy
Metabolic syndrome
Gregory Cartee, PhD Professor of Kinesiology, Division of Kinesiology, Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology and Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Kinesiology exercise physiology; glucose transport; insulin signaling
Christin Carter-Su, PhD Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Associate Director and Chief, Biomedical Research Division, Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center, Molecular & Integrative Physiology GH receptors and actions; JAK/Stat signaling; Tyrosine kinase signaling pathways
Munmun Chattopadhyay, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Neurology Diabetic neuropathy
Pain
Gene therapy
Inflammation
Xuequn Chen, PhD Assistant Professor Wayne State University, Physiology Quantitative proteomics; subcellular organelles; ER-Golgi transport of insulin
Vivian G. Cheung, MD Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor and Professor, Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases, Human Genetics Insulin response
Human Genetics
Diabetes
Tae-Hwa Chun, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - MEND Extracellular Matrix; Matrix Metalloproteinase; Adipose tissue remodeling; Diabetes
Corentin Cras-Meneur, PhD Research Investigator, Internal Medicine - MEND Developmental biology, insulin signaling, diabetes
Robert J. Denver, PhD Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, College of LSA and Research Assistant Professor, Reproductive, Mol., Cell & Developmental Biology neuroendocrinology, thyroid, adrenal
Matthew DiMagno, MD Sciences Program Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - GI & Hepatology acute pancreatitis chronic pancreatitis pancreatic secretion
Zora Djuric, PhD Research Professor, Family Medicine obesity prevention, dietary intervention, biomarkers
Cunming Duan, PhD Associate Chair and Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Mol., Cell. & Developmental Biology Hormonal control of growth; IGF; Hypoxia
Vicki L. Ellingrod, PharmD Associate Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, College of Pharmacy schizophrenia diabetes folate
Stefan S. Fajans, MD Professor Emeritus, Internal Medicine - MEND genetics of diabetes; subtypes of MODY; Type 2 diabetes
Eva L. Feldman, MD, PhD Director, A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute, Director, Program for Neurology Research & Discovery, Russell N DeJong Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurology, Neurology diabetic neuropathy; insulin-like growth factors; neuromuscular diseases
Carrie R. Ferrario, PhD Assistant Professor, Pharmacology Individual differences in susceptibility to obesity; Brain reward and motivational systems; Behavioral neuropharmacology; Striatal glutamate systems; Electrophysiology
Diane C. Fingar, PhD Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Cell & Developmental Biology Insulin signaling
Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR)
Cell growth and proliferation
Patrice E. Fort, PhD Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Retinal physiology; Regulation of crystallin proteins in the retina
Thomas W. Gardner, MD Professor, Ophthalmology Diabetic retinopathy;
Insulin receptor signaling;
Retinal cell death
Puneet Garg, MD Lecturer, Internal Medicine - Nephrology Molecular biology of Glomeular Slit Diaphragm, Vascular calcification in end stage renal disease, Hypertension
Margaret Gnegy, PhD Professor, Pharmacology protein kinase C-beta;
dopamine transporter;
dopamine neuron
James G. Granneman, PhD Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and Pathology, Director, Center for Integrative Metabolic and Endocrine Research Wayne State University, Internal Medicine Adipose tissue; lipolysis; diabetes
Jeffrey B. Halter, MD Professor of Internal Medicine, Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Director, Geriatrics Center and Institute of Gerontology, Internal Medicine - Geriatrics Diabetes mellitus in older adults; Pathophysiology of age-related changes of glucose metabolism; Regulation of autonomic nervous system function in aging and impaired homeostasis
Gary D. Hammer, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Associate Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Millie Schembechler Professor of Adrenal Cancer, Internal Medicine - MEND Glucocorticoids and nuclear receptors. Adrenal gland development. Dysregulated growth of adrenocortical stem/progenitor cells in development and adrenocortical carcinoma.
Rebecca E. Hasson, PhD Assistant Professor, Kinesiology Childhood obesity
Insulin resistance
Racial/ethnic health disparities
William H. Herman, MD, MPH Stefan S Fajans/Glaxo Smith H. Kline Professor of Diabetes, Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical School and Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Internal Medicine - E&M prevention, epidemiology, complications, clinical economics, and health services research
Jennifer W. Hill, PhD Assistant Professor, University of Toledo, Physiology and Pharmacology Hypothalamus, energy homeostasis, fertility
Israel Hodish, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - MEND Beta-cell biology; Insulin therapy; Transgenic mice
Jeffrey F. Horowitz, PhD Associate Professor, Kinesiology Obesity Exercise Metabolism
Patrick Hu, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Cell & Developmental Biology insulin signaling
FoxO transcription factors
C. elegans
Mayumi Inoue, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - MEND insulin signaling
exocyst complex
vesicle trafficking
Lori L. Isom, PhD Director, Program in Biomedical Sciences, Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Pharmacology sodium channel
cell adhesion
neuropathic pain
Toby E. Jayaratne, PhD Assistant Research Scientist, HBHE, School of Public Health genetic explanations
health behaviors
health disparities
Wunjun Ju, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Nephrology non-invasive biomarker predition progression of diabetic nephropathy functional analysis of markers that are involved in diabetic nephropathy
Alon Kahana, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology Thyroid hormone signaling
Graves eye disease
IGF1 signaling
Retinoic acid
Alla Karnovsky, PhD Research Investigator, Center for Computational Medicine & Biology Systems Biology; Bioinformatics; Metabolomics
Josephine Kasa-Vubu, MD Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology Obesity, Puberty, Fertility
Robert T. Kennedy, PhD Hobart H. Willard Collegiate Professor of Chemistry Professor of Pharmacology, Pharmacology/Chemistry Insulin secretion; Metabolomics; Microfluidics
Tom K. W. Kerppola, PhD Investigator, HHMI, Professor, Biological Chemistry, HHMI/Biological Chemistry transcription regulation and chromatin architecture
molecular interactions
live cell imaging
Catherine Kim, MD, MPH Associate Professor, Internal Medicine - OB/Gyn Women
Diabetes
Sex hormones
Menopause
Contraception
Ronald J. Koenig, MD, PhD Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of Medical Scientist Training School, Internal Medicine - MEND PAX8-PPAR gamma fusion protein
thyroid cancer
thyroid hormone
Anjaneyulu Kowluru, PhD Professor, VA Senior Research Career Scientist, Wayne State University, Pharmaceutical Sciences Insulin secretion
GTP-binding proteins
Islet biology
Renu Kowluru, PhD Professor, Wayne State University, Ophthalmology/Endocrinology Diabetic retinopathy;
Oxidative stress;
Mitochondria
Matthias Kretzler, MD Professor of Medicine Computational Medicine & Biology, Internal Medicine systems biology
diabetic nephropathy
molecular diagnostics
Beata Lecka-Czernik, PhD Professor, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery Antidiabetic therapies; bone marrow adipocytes; bone metabolic diseases
Joyce M. Lee, MD, MPH Assistant Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology Pediatric diabetes
pediatric obesity
epidemiology
Jun Hee Lee, PhD Assistant Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology AMPK and MTOR signaling pathways;
Insulin resistance and hepatosteatosis upon Sestrin loss and obesity;
Obesity-induced inflammation and liver carcinogenesis
Menq-Jer Lee, PhD Associate Professor, Wayne State University, Pathology Sphingolipid
GPCR
Inflammation
Todd Leff, PhD Associate Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Pathology Diabetes
Gene expression
Nuclear receptors
Gina Leinninger, PhD Assistant Professor, Physiology Lateral hypothalamus
Neurotensin
Leptin
Stephen I. Lentz, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - MEND cell imaging
microscopy
diabetic complications
Jun Z. Li, PhD Assistant Professor, Human Genetics Genetics; Genomics; Statistics
Jiandi Lin, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Life Sciences Institute Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Cell & Developmental Biology mitochondrial
transcription
lipid
Ming Liu, PhD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - MEND insulin biosynthesis
David B. Lombard, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Pathology Sirtuins
mitochondria
calorie restriction
Malcolm J. Low, MD, PhD Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology Hypothalamic control of energy homeostasis
Neuropeptide gene expression
Neural circuits underlying food reward
Carey N. Lumeng, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Pediatrics obesity
inflammation
macrophage
insulin resistance
adipose tissue
Julie C. Lumeng, PhD Associate Professor, Pediatric & Comm Diseases Dept, Research Associate Professor, Center for Human Growth & Dev, Center for Human Growth & Development childhood obesity, feeding, eating behavior
Ormond A. MacDougald, PhD Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Professor of Internal Medicine, Molecular & Integrative Physiology adipogenesis, obesity, metabolism
Benjamin L. Margolis, MD Professor, Biological Chemistry Department, Professor, Internal Medicine Department, Associate Chair for Basic Research, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine Kidney
Polarity
Cilia
Laura R. McCabe, PhD Professor, Physiology, Michigan State University Type 1 diabetes induced osteoporosis; Osmoadaptation/osmotic stress; Diabetes induced bone marrow changes/adiposity
Marcia F. McInerney, PhD Distinguished University Professor, Chair, Medicinal and Biological Chemistry, University of Toledo, Medicinal and Biological Chemistry Innate and adaptive immunity in diabetes; inflammation and cytokines in diabetes; mechanisms of cell movement into the pancreas
Ram Menon, MD Professor, Pediatrics - Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology Growth hormone - IGF1 axis
Pediatric endocrinology
Clinical diabetes mellitus
Dawn P. Misra, PhD Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University Perinatal
Epidemiology
Fetal Growth
Suzanne M. Moenter, PhD Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology Polycystic ovary syndrome
Obesity
Neuroendocrine control
Puliyur S. MohanKumar, DVM, PhD Associate Professor, Michigan State University, Pathobiology & Diagnostic Investigation, Michigan State University Neuroendocrinology of metabolic disorders
Neuroendocrinology of reproduction
Central regulation of cardiovascular function
Prenatal programming
Richard M. Mortensen, MD, PhD Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Professor of Internal Medicine and Professor of Pharmacology, Molecular & Integrative Physiology obesity, cardiovascular disease, immune function
Henry I. Mosberg, MD, PhD Tom D. Rowe Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, Medicinal Chemistry Medicinal chemistry
peptides
receptors
Martin G. Myers, Jr., MD, PhD Marilyn H Vincent Professor of Diabetes Research, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Associate Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Director MDRTC, Internal Medicine - MEND leptin
hypothalamus
energy balance
Sonia M. Najjar, PhD Professor and Director Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Research, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Physiology and Pharmacology Diabetes and Endocrine research
Richard R. Neubig, MD, PhD Professor and Chair, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Michigan State University G protein
obesity
insulin sensitivity
David P. Olson, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Pediatrics Obesity
Hypothalamus
Diabetes
L. Karl Olson, Ph Associate Professor, Michigan State University, Physiology Beta cells, glucose toxicity, insulin gene transcription
Gilbert S. Omenn, MD, PhD Professor of Molecular Med & Genetics, Int Med, Professor of Human Genetics, Research Prof, Comp Med & Biology, and Professor of Public Health, Internal Medicine Bioinformatics, proteomics, cancer prevention
Elif A. Oral, MD Associate Professor, Internal Medicine - E&M Clinical Interests: Insulin resistance, obesity, lipid disorders, type 2 diabetes and type 1 diabetes
Research Interests: Lipodystrophy, obesity, lipid metabolism, physiological roles of leptin, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
Vasantha Pamanabhan, PhD Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics & Comm Diseases, Professor, Molecular and Integrative Phsyiology, Pediatrics Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Infertility
Insulin resisstance
Developmental programming
Endocrine distruptors
Sandeep V. Pandit, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Cardiology diabetic cardiac arrhythmias
Narayanan Parameswaran, PhD Associate Professor, Michigan State University, Physiology Inflammation
cell signaling
toll-like receptors
macrophages
metabolic diseases
Joshua J. Park, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosciences, University of Toledo Obesity; neuropeptides; hypothalamus
Sung Kyun Park, MPH, ScD Research Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences Environmental Epidemiology
Metabolic Disease
Gene-Environment Interaction
Subramaniam Pennathur, MD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Nephrology Oxidative stress, mass spectrometry, proteomics, systems biology, diabetic complications
Massimo Pietropaolo, MD Professor Director, Laboratory for Immunogenetics, Internal Medicine - MEND/Pediatrics Autoimmune pathogenesis of Type 1 diabetes; Biomarkers of autoimmune diabetes
Genetics of Type 1 diabetes
Scott Pletcher, PhD Associate Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology Drosophila melanogaster
Diet
Obesity
Aging
Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - MEND Type 1 and type 2 diabetes; diabetes complications, diabetic neuropathy
Donald G. Puro, MD, PhD Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Ophthalmology diabetic retinopathy
cell physiology
retinal microvasculature
Nathan Qi, MD, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - MEND Animal models
In vivo metabolism
Gavid E. Reid, PhD Associate Professor, Michigan State University, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Mass spectrometry, proteomics, lipidomics
Julia E. Richards, PhD Harold F. Falls Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Professor of Epidemiology, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Genetics
Glaucoma
Molecular Biology
Caroline R. Richardson, MD Assistant Professor Research Scientist, VA HSR&D, Family Medicine Physical acitivity health behavior change
Primary care health services research
Internet mediated interventions
Diane M. Robins, PhD Professor, Human Genetics Department, Research Scientist, Reproductive Sciences, Human Genetics androgen receptor
liver gene regulation
sex-specific gene expression
Amy E. Rothberg, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - MEND Obesity
metabolic disorders
Liangyou Rui, PhD Associate Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology diabetes, obesity, leptin and insulin signaling
Alan R. Saltiel, PhD Mary Sue Coleman Director, Life Sciences Institute Professor, Internal Medicine and Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Life Sciences Institute Insulin action; glucose transport; obesity
Linda C. Samuelson, PhD Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology Gastric acid secretion, Parietal cell biology, Gastric cancer, Intestinal differentiation
Edwin R. Sanchez, PhD Professor, Assistant Director, Center for Diabetes & Endocrine Research, University of Toledo, Physiology Diabetes, Endocrine Research
Darleen Sandoval, PhD Assistant Professor, Surgery Brain-gut axis; GLP-1; Glucose metabolism
Leslie S Satin, PhD Professor, Pharmacology pancreatic islets and islet beta cells
insulin secretion’ oscillations
FRET for protein protein interactions
mathematic modeling
hypothalamic neurons
Santiago Schnell, Dphil Associate Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology Mathematical and computational modeling
Proinsulin synthesis
Endoplasmic reticulum stress
Jessica Schwartz, PhD Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, and Director of the Cellular and Molecular Biology Program, Molecular & Integrative Physiology Growth hormone action
Regulation of Gene transcription
Signal transduction
Audrey R. Seasholtz, PhD Professor of Biological Chemistry Research Professor, Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, MHRI/Biological Chemistry mineralocorticoid receptors and glucocoricoid receptors
neuroendocrinology of stress;
corticotropin-releasing hormone receptors and binding protein
Randy J. Seeley, PhD Professor of Surgery and Medicine Neuroendocrinology, gut-brain type 2 diabetes
Yatrick M. Shah, PhD Assistant Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology Hypoxia
Steatosis
Fibrosis
James A. Shayman, MD Professor, Internal Medicine & Pharmacology Lysome
Glycosphingolipids
Kidney
Assia Shisheva, PhD Professor, Wayne State University, Physiology Mouse models of insulin resistance
Insulin responsiveness in target cells and tissues
Mouse models for metabolic syndrome
Kanakadurga Singer, MD Clinical Lecturer, Pediatric Endocrinology Pediatric obesity
Hematopoiesis
Inflammation and Metabolism
Giorgios Skiniotis, PhD Assistant Professor Research Assistant Professor of LSI, Biological Chemistry, Life Sciences Institute Cytokine receptor signaling
Leptin receptor
G protein coupled receptor (GPCR) signaling
Yolanda R. Smith, MD Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology menopause
cognition
estrogen
polycystic ovary syndrome
Scott Soleimanpour, MD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine Beta cell biology
Endosomes/autophagy/mitophagy
Islet transplantation
Jason Spence, PHD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology Human pluripotent stem cells
Endoderm development
Directed differentiation
Edward L. Stuenkel, PhD Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology beta cell
insulin secretion
exocytosis
Randall S. Sung, MD Associate Professor, Surgery Islet transplantation
Pancreas transplantation
Kidney transplantation
Meng H. Tan, MD Clinical Professor of Medicine, Internal Medicine - MEND dyslipidemias in diabetes
insulin resistance
thiazolidinediones
Debra A. Thompson, PhD Professor, Ophthalmology / Biological Chemistry Retina
Signal transduction
Retinal pigment epithelium
Robert C. Thompson, PhD Research Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute microRNA, stress, feeding
Raymond C. Trievel, PhD Associate Professor, Biological Chemistry Chromatin modification
transcriptional regulation
enzyme structure and function
Michael D. Uhler, PhD Professor of Biological Chemistry and Research Professor, Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, Biological Chemistry / MHRI Protein phosphorylation
cyclic nucleotides
neuronal function
Kristen J Verhey, PhD Associate Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology Cytoskeleton
Cilia
Membrane Trafficking
Anne B. Vojtek, PhD Associate Professor, Biological Chemistry signaling, cell growth, neural differentiation
Lois S. Weisman, PhD Professor, Life Sciences Institute Diabetes
phosphatidylinositol 3,5 bis phosphate
endosomes
Stephen J. Weiss, MD Chief, Molecular Medicine & Genetics, Professor, Int Med-Molecular Med&Genetics, Research Professor, Life Sciences Institute, Upjohn Professor of Medicine and, Internal Medicine - MMG/LSI adipocytes
adipose tissue
extracellular matrix
Deneen M. Wellik, PhD Oncology, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine - Molecular Medicine & Genetics Hox developmental genetics
Urogenital development
Pancreatic and Gut Development
Margaret V. Westfall, PhD Associate Professor, Surgery - Cardiac Section, Molecular & Integrative Physiology Sarcomere
signaling
heart failure
John A. Williams, MD, PhD Professor, Internal Medicine - Molecular & Integrative Physiology exocrine pancreas
diabetes
cell signaling
James S. Wrobel, DPM, MS Associate Professor, Internal Medicine Diabetic foot
Biomechanics
Health services research
Jun Wu, P.D Research Assistant Professor, Life Sciences Institute and Assistant Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology Obesity
Beige fat
Brown fat
Bin Xu, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - MEND Coactivator
Nuclear Receptor
Adipogenesis
Wen Ye, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Biostatistics Biostatistics
Longitudinal data analysis
Survival data analysis
Zhengping Yi, PhD Associate Professor, Wayne State University, Pharmaceutical Sciences Insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes
Mass spectrometry and proteomics
Signal transduction
Protein phosphorylation
Protein-protein interactions
Lei Yin, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology Circadian rhythm
Metabolism
Ubiquitination
David Zacks, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Diabetic retinopathy
Apoptosis
Autophagy
Kezhong Zhang, PhD Assistant Professor,Wayne State University, Immunology and Microbiology Lipid metabolism
ER stress
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Ren Zhang, PhD Assistant Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics Diabetes; Leptin; Lipasin
Jon-Kar Zubieta, MD, PhD Professor, Psychiatry/MBNI/Radiology Motivational mechanisms
Reward
Decision making