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Olga V Sakharova, MD

Clinician in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University, 1993

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Varman T. Samuel, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Section Chief, Endocrinology

Education

PhD, Yale University School of Medicine, 2005

MD, NYU School Of Medicine, 1995

BS, Cornell University, 1991

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Gerald I Shulman, MD, PhD, FACP, MACE

George R. Cowgill Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and Professor of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Investigator, Internal Medicine

Co-Director, Yale Diabetes Research Center, Internal Medicine

Director, Yale Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center, Internal Medicine

Education

MD, Wayne State University, 1979

PhD, Wayne State University, 1979

BS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1974

Dr. Shulman is the George R. Cowgill Professor of Medicine, Cellular & Molecular Physiology and Physiological Chemistry at Yale University, where he serves as Co-Director of the Yale Diabetes Research Center and Director of the Yale Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center. He is also an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Shulman has pioneered the use of magnetic resonance spectroscopy to non-invasively examine intracellular glucose and fat metabolism in humans for the first...

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Ben-Hua Sun, MD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, Beijing Second Medical College, 1984

MS, Beijing Institute of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, 1982

Ben-Hua Sun is from Beijing and came to the Insogna lab in 1994 as a postdoctoral fellow before joining the faculty as an Associate Research Scientist in 2000. He currently is the Insogna Laboratory Manager. His principal areas of expertise are whole-animal experimentation and in vitro models of osteoclastogenesis. He plays a major role in work exploring the mechanism by which thrombospondin 1 induces osteoclastogenesis. He also manages the microCT facility, which is part of the Physiology Core...

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Ningwen Tai, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Agriculture, 2000

MS, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Agriculture, 1997

BS, East China Normal Un., 1990

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Daniel F Vatner, MD, PhD

Instructor in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2007

PhD, University of Chicago, 2005

BA, Swarthmore College, 1998

Attending Physician, Endocrinology Service, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Endocrinology Service Phone: (203) 937 3848

Fax: (203) 937 3425

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John Joseph Wysolmerski, MD

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, Yale University, 1986

BS, Yale University, 1982

Dr. Wysolmerski is an endocrinologist involved in patient care, medical education and medical research. He is a Professor of Medicine and serves as Associate Section Chief for Research in the Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism. He also serves as Director of the Yale Physician-Scientist Residency Program in the Internal Medicine Department. He sees adult patients with all endocrine disorders in the hospital and his outpatient clinical practice centers on disorders of mineral and bone...

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Xian-Man Zhang, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, Lanzhou University, 1989

MSc, Lanzhou University, 1987

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Dr. Zhang has worked as a physical organic chemist/professor for near twenty years in various academia, industrial and national research laboratories. He has authored/co-authored over 70 scientific publications before joined Yale University in 2004. During the past decade, he mainly employed his broad chemistry knowledge and hands-on research experience to develop various practical analytical methods to characterize and quantitate any interesting metabolites in the related...

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