The Center for Integrative and Molecular Metabolism faculty members engaged in Type 2 diabetes research are shown in the following list. Click the member's name to send an email message.

Department/InstitutionResearch Focus
Profile or Lab Website
Brenner, David​Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences; Med/Gastro, UCSD​Liver fibrosis, Non-alcoholic liver disease, hepatic stellate cell biology, NADPH oxidaseProfile
Bottini, Nunzio
Medicine, UCSD
Chi, Nai Wen
Medicine/Endocrinology & Metabolism, UCSDAngiotensin-4 in 3T3-L1 adipocytesProfile
Diaz-Meco, Mairia​SBP Discovery
Dillmann, Wolfgang
Chair, Medicine; Med/Endo, UCSDThyroid hormoneProfile
Dixon, JackPharmacology, UCSDNovel kinases and Profile
​Engler, AdamBioengineering, UCSD
Evans, RonaldMolecular and Developmental Biology, SalkNuclear receptors and metabolic networksProfile
Field, SethMedicine/Endocrinology & Metabolism, UCSDInsulin signalingProfile
Gaulton, Kyle
Pediatrics, UCSD
Glass, Chris
Cell/Molecular/Med, UCSDMacrophage, inflammationProfile
​Guan, Kunliang​PharmacologyProfile
Hnasko, Thomas
Neurosciences, UCSDFeeding behaviorProfile
Jain, Mohit (Mo)
Pharmacology, UCSD and Salk InstituteProfile

Karin, Michael Pharmacology, UCSDInflammationProfile
Kaufman, Randy
​Medicine, SBP DiscoveryDegenerative diseasesProfile
Knight, Robert
​Pediatrics, UCSD

Loomba, Rohit​Family Medicine/Gastroenterology, UCSDGastroenterology and epidemiologyProfile

Metallo, ChristianBioengineering, UCSDAdipocyte metanolismProfile
Montminy, Marc​Peptide Biology/SalkTranscriptional biology and nucear receptor signalingProfile

Moscat, Jorge
SBP DiscoveryCancer, metabolicProfile
Newton, AlexandraPharmacology, UCSDKinase CProfile
Olefsky, Jerrold
Assoc Dean, Med, UCSDInsulin resistanceProfile
Panda, Satchidananda Regulatory Biology LabInteraction between circadian rhythms and metabolic cycles in mammalsProfile

Ren, BingCell/Molec/Med, UCSDGenomicsProfile

Rosenfeld, MichaelMedicine/Rheumatology, Allergy, Immunology, UCSDRegulation of gene expressionProfile
​Saez, EnriqueMedicine/​TSRI
Saghatelian, AlanClayton Foundations Laboratories for Peptide Biology/SalkPeptide biologyProfile
Saltiel, Alan
IMDH Director; Med/Endocrinology & Metabolism, UCSDDiabetesProfile

Schenk, SimonMedicine/Ortho-Endo/Metab, UCSDDiabetes; insulin resistanceProfile
​Schmid-Shoenbein, GeertProfessor and Chair,​ Bioengineering, UCSDProfiile
Schnabl, BerndMedicine/Gastro, UCSD

Shao, JianhuaPediatrics, UCSDInflammation and diabetesProfile
Shaw, ReubenMCBL/SalkAMPK signaling, metformin, hepatic metabolism
Taylor, SusanChem & Biochem, UCSDProtein kinase AProfile

Webster, NickMedicine/Endocrinology & Metabolism, UCSD
Witztum, Joe
Medicine/Endocrinology & Metabolism, UCSDProfile
Zarrinpar, Amir​Medicine/Gastroenterology, UCSDProfile

Key to Abbreviations:

LJI - La Jolla Institute for Immunology

Salk - Salk Institute for Biological Studies

SBP Discovery - Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

TSRI - The Scripps Research Institute