Research Specialties


Our research team comprises Kovler faculty as well as University of Chicago faculty working in diabetes-related research areas, including genetics and epidemiology, immunology, islet biology, signal transduction, obesity, sleep and stem-cell biology.


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Arshiya Baig

MD, MPH, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Eve Van Cauter

PhD

Professor of Medicine; Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition

Suzanne Conzen

MD

Professor of Medicine

Deborah Burnet

MD

Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics; Section Chief, General Internal Medicine

Nancy J. Cox

PhD

Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, Director, Division of Genetic Medicine

Manami Hara

PhD

Research Associate

Yang-Xin Fu

MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Pathology

Victoria Prince

PhD

Professor, Dept of Organismal Biology and Anatomy

Eugene B. Chang

MD

Martin Boyer Professor of Medicine; Associate Section Chief for Research

Gail Gannon

APN, FNP-C

Manager of Clinical Trials

Bana Jabri

MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Cancer Research Center

Vivek N. Prachand

MD

Associate Professor of Surgery; Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Maria-Luisa Alegre

MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Lisa Letourneau

MPH, RD, LDN

Research Study Coordinator

Xiaoxi Zhuang

PhD

Professor, Department of Neurobiology

Yanchun Li

PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine - Section of Gastroenterology, Cancer Research Center

Kay Macleod

PhD

Associate Professor, The Ben May Department for Cancer Research

May Sanyoura

PhD

Post-Doctoral Scholar

Silvana Pannain

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Anna Di Rienzo

PhD

Senior Fellow, Department of Human Genetics

Esra F. Tasali

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Rebecca Lipton

PhD, MPH, BSN

Associate Professor, Section of Pediatric Endocrinology

Plamen Penev

MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Matthew Brady

PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine - Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Ronald Cohen

MD

Associate Professor of Medicine; Chief, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Graeme I. Bell,

PhD

Kovler Family Distinguished Service Professor in Medicine and Human Genetics; DRTC Director


Marshall H. Chin

MD, MPH, FACP

The Richard Parrillo Family Professorship in Healthcare Ethics; Director, CCDTR

George Bakris

MD

Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center; Professor of Medicine

Alexander Chervonsky

MD, PhD

Professor; Chairman, Committee on Immunology

David A. Ehrmann

MD

Professor of Medicine

Anita Chong

PhD

Professor, Department of Surgery - Section of Transplantation Surgery

Elbert Huang

MD, MPH, FACP

Associate Professor of Medicine

Robert Sargis

MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Siri Atma W. Greeley

MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine

Dorit Koren

MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Rochelle Naylor

MD

Instructor of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine