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Senior Scientist and Laboratory  Director
Obesity and Metabolism Laboratory
Phone: (617) 556-3144
Fax: (617) 556-3224

M.D., New York University School of Medicine

Research Focus
Obesity, regulation of adipocyte metabolism, insulin resistance, systemic regulation

Academic Appointments
Physician, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Tufts Medical Center
Robert C and Veronica Atkins Professorship in Nutrition and Metabolism at Tufts University School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Selected Professional Affiliations
American Diabetes Association
American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
American Society of Nutrition
Endocrine Society
The Obesity Society

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine
Endocrinology and Metabolism

Current Research Projects
• Robert C and Veronica Atkins Foundation
• ARS/USDA: eRgulation of Obesity and Associated Metabolic Complications
• NIDDK/NIH: Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center
• NIDDK/NIH: Role of ACSL5 in Intestinal and Liver Triacylglycerol Metabolism
• NIDDK/NIH : Drug-Vitamin interactions mediated by the thiamine transporter, SLC19A3
• NIDDK/NIH: Role of lipid proteins in obesity and diabetes
• NIDDK/NIH: The role of tumor progression locus (TPL2) in the pathogenesis of clostridium difficile infection (CDI)

All Publications