Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University Molecular Physiology Institute
My abstract entitled "Vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) rapidly and weight-independently enhances intrinsic β cell triggering and amplifying pathways for insulin secretion." has been selected for an oral presentation at the Frontiers in Islet Biology and Diabetes symposia in February.
I was fortunate to contribute to Drs. Kristin Anderson, Frank Huynh et al., recently published work in Cell Metabolism detailing the role of SIRT4 in leucine metabolism and insulin secretion.
The NIH as funded my Individual NRSA F32 application entitled "Assessing the Role of Glucose-Dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide to Mediate
Improved Beta-Cell Function Following Bariatric Surgery".
Understanding metabolic physiology and pathology through classic endocrinology and multi-omics approaches