Type 1 and type 2 diabetes share a name and a common element: insulin. Otherwise they’re quite different.
Research explores the complex genetics of metabolism, energy homeostasis and regulation, and dysfunction leading to obesity and diabetes (metabolic syndrome).
Professor, Karl Gunnar Johansson Chair
Researching the basic biology of the immune response, autoimmunity, the role of the immune system in glaucoma, cancer and other diseases, and more.
Professor, Director, JAX Cancer Center, Edison T. Liu Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
Investigating the genetic basis of autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes.
Develops computational methods to study the epigenetic regulation of gene expression and its implications in important human conditions including aging and common diseases.