Her research goal is to identify novel genes and pathways that are required for metabolic homeostasis, which are dysregulated in conditions such as obesity, lipodystrophy, diabetes and atherosclerosis. Recent work is focused on investigating the mechanisms underlying sex differences in obesity and cardiovascular disease using mouse models.

Department: Human Genetics

Currently Receiving Doctoral Students

Genetic Counseling Advisory Areas: Precision Health, Neurogenetics


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