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My research focuses on developing methods to identify and characterize the genetic component to complex phenotypes. We have ongoing projects on diabetes (type 1, type 2 and MODY) and related quantitative traits, stuttering, psychiatrics disorders (including bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism and obsessive compulsive disorders), and...

Dr. Li ‘s main research interest is the vitamin D endocrine system. His lab is exploring the functions of vitamin D using molecular, cellular and genetic approaches. Their current research focuses on several areas: 1) vitamin D regulation of the renin-angiotensin system and blood pressure...

Assistant Professor of Medicine Dr. Tasali is interested in the links between sleep and metabolic, endocrine and cardiovascular functions. She is an expert in sleep disorders with a specific interest in sleep-disordered breathing. Dr. Tasali’s current research focuses on the role of sleep disturbances in...

Assistant Professor Of Medicine Instructor of Podiatry Dr. Zmuda has served as a podiatric physician and surgeon at the University of Chicago Medical Center, an instructor and clinical associate in the section of Endocrinology, and an instructor in the section of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Zmuda...