|Institution||College of Medicine|
|Department||Cellular and Molecular Physiology|
|Address||500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033|
Professor and Vice Chair of Cellular and Molecular Physiology
GRADUATE PROGRAM AFFILIATIONS:
MD/PhD Degree Program, Physiology (Integrative Biolsciences), Molecular Medicine (Integrative Biolsciences), Biomedical Sciences Graduate program
Ph.D., Northeastern University, 1983
Postdoctoral Training, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Vanderbilt University Medical School, 1983-1988
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Our laboratory is dedicated to developing cures for metabolic diseases like Obesity, Diabetes and MSUD. We have several projects:
Project 1: How Antipsychotic Drugs Exert Obesity and Metabolic Disease Side effects
Project 2: Impact of Branched Chain Amino Acid (BCAA) signaling and metabolism in obesity and diabetes.
Project 3: Adipose tissue transplant as a treatment for Maple Syrup Urine Disease.
Project 4: How Gastric Bypass Surgery Provides A Rapid Cure For Diabetes And Other Obesity Co-Morbidities Like Hypertension
Project 5: Novel Mechanism Of Action Of Cannabinoid Receptor 1 Blockers For Improvement Of Diabetes
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