Richard Glenn Kibbey, MD/PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Diabetes Research Center | Endocrinology: Diabetes Center; Fellowship Training | Liver Center

Cellular & Molecular Physiology: Graduate Program in Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Cancer Center: Signal Transduction

Faculty Research

Office of Student Research

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology: Human Disease Pathology, Physiology and Intervention; Metabolism; Organ Physiology

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Biography

Dr. Kibbey obtained his undergraduate degrees in music (B.A.) and an honors degree in biochemistry (B.S.) at Trinity University in San Antonio in 1991. He then obtained his combined M.D. and Ph.D. at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 2000. His Ph.D. was in Cellular and Molecular Biophysics and involved determining the NMR structure of peptides from the LDL receptor under his mentors Drs. R.G.W. Anderson and L. Gierasch. Subsequently, he went to Yale University in where he was selected for the ABIM short-track in Categorical Internal Medicine. In 2002 he stayed on for his Endocrinology fellowship at Yale and is now board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. While in his fellowship he worked in the laboratory of Dr. Gerald Shulman on metabolism in the pathophysiology of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus. Here he identified mitochondrial GTP as a metabolic signal in the mitochondria sensing flux in the pancreatic beta-cell as a crucial component of the signal to secrete insulin. His laboratory also has developed a novel platform using stable isotopes and mass spectrometry named Mass Isotopomer MultiOrdinate Spectral Analysis (MIMOSA) that measures the flow of metabolism inside and between tissues. He is now an Associate Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine/Endocrinology and Cellular & Molecular Physiology. He continues to see patients at Yale Health and has an independent NIH-supported laboratory doing research on islet and whole body physiology in order to understand/prevent/treat Type-2 diabetes.

Education & Training

MD/PhD University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2000)
BS Trinity University (1991)
BA Trinity University (1991)
Resident Yale University School of Medicine
Intern Yale University School of Medicine
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (2006)

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Contact Info

Richard Glenn Kibbey, MD/PhD
Patient Care Locations
Inpatient Consultations requested by a physicianYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Specialty ClinicsYale Health Center
55 Lock Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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Lab Location
The Anlyan Center
300 Cedar Street, Ste S 110

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
The Anlyan Center
300 Cedar Street, Ste S 113

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208020
300 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8020