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Vishwajeet Puri, PhD, MS

Vishwajeet Puri
Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O. Endowed Professor in Diabetes; Co-Director, Diabetes Institute
Academic & Research Center 202D, Athens Campus

Education:

  • Molecular and Cell Biology, Post-doctoral fellowship, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 2003
  • Biochemistry and Biophysics (PhD), Institute of Microbial Technology, India, 1998
  • Chemistry Hons (MS), Panjab University, India, 1993
  • Chemistry Hons (BS), Panjab University, India, 1991

Expertise: 

  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Lipids
  • Fat metabolism
  • Lipid metabolism
  • Glucose metabolism
  • Insulin signaling
  • Physiology
  • Adipose tissue
  • Endothelium
  • Adipose-liver crosstalk
  • Muscles

Summary of Work: 

Dr. Puri is recognized for identifying the CIDE proteins and their role in pathogenesis and pathophysiology of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.  Puri lab uses various humanized mouse models and human clinical studies to identify molecular pathways regulating these diseases, and identifying potential therapeutic targets.

Links: 

View My Work in the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/1Xkoa8kiskrQc/bibliography/48327440/public/