William Michael Philbrick PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology); Director, Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center Molecular Core

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchSkin Diseases Research Center, Yale | Internal Medicine: Endocrinology; Diabetes Research Center; Yale Core Center for Musculoskeletal DisordersCancer Genetics

Research Interests

Parathyroid hormone-related peptide (PTHrP) more...


  • Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo, 1985

Selected Publications

  • Enhanced fasting glucose turnover in mice with disrupted action of TUG protein in skeletal muscle. Löffler MG, Birkenfeld AL, Philbrick KM, Belman JP, Habtemichael EN, Booth CJ, Castorena CM, Choi CS, Jornayvaz FR, Gassaway BM, Lee HY, Cartee GD, Philbrick W, Shulman GI, Samuel VT, Bogan JS. J Biol Chem. 2013 Jul 12;288(28):20135-50. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.458075. Epub 2013 Jun 6.
  • NLRP6 inflammasome orchestrates the colonic host-microbial interface by regulating goblet cell mucus secretion. Wlodarska M, Thaiss CA, Nowarski R, Henao-Mejia J, Zhang JP, Brown EM, Frankel G, Levy M, Katz MN, Philbrick WM, Elinav E, Finlay BB, Flavell RA. Cell. 2014 Feb 27;156(5):1045-59. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.01.026.



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