Richard Glenn Kibbey, MD/PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and of Cellular And Molecular Physiology; Co-Director, Cell Biology Core of the Diabetes Research Center; Seahorse XF Core Director, Yale Cancer Center; Mass Spect Metabolic Flux Resource Director, Yale Cancer Center

Departments & Organizations

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

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

Yale Cancer Center: Signal Transduction

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and 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
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (2006, recertified: 2016)

Honors & Recognition

  • NomineeAmerican Society for Clinical Investigation (Sponsor: Gordon Weir, Joslin) (2017)

  • Basic Science AwardYale Cancer Center (2017)

  • Elected to Interurban Clinical Club (2016)

  • FinalistYale Innovator Pitch-off (2015)

  • Nominee for Outstanding InvestigatorAmerican Federation for Medical Research (2014)

  • Yale Nominee for American Diabetes Association Pathway Award (2013)

  • Semi-Finalist, Burroughs Wellcome Trust Career Award for Medical Scientists (2008)

  • Yale Nominee for Burroughs Wellcome Trust Career Award for Medical Scientists (2007)

  • Yale Center for Clinical Investigation Scholar (2007)

  • Travel GrantAmerican Diabetes Association (2004)

  • Merck Scholar (1999)

  • Travel Award for Keystone Symposium (Specificity in Signal Transduction)NIH (1998)

  • Molecular Biophysics Nominee for Graduate Student of the YearNIH (1998)

  • Research Forum FinalistSigma Xi (1997)

  • Graduate Student Research Forum Finalist (1997)

  • Biophysics Training GrantNIH (1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998)

  • Medical Student Research Forum Finalist (1993)

  • Honors Thesis in Biochemistry (1991)

  • Outstanding Presentation Undergraduate Research SymposiumBaylor University (1991)

  • BS in Biochemistry cum laude with University Honors (1991)

  • BA in Music cum laude (1991)

  • President’s Academic Scholarship (1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991)

Professional Service

  • Boston Ithaca Islet Club Meeting at Yale University (2017) Chairperson

  • Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (2017) Ad hoc

  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (2017) Ad hoc

  • Women's Health Research at Yale (2017) Pilot Review (ad hoc)

  • Diabetes UK (2017) Ad hoc

  • NIH/NIDDK CADO (2017) Ad hoc

  • NIH/NIDDK (2017) Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group (ad hoc)

  • French National Research Agency (ANR) (2017) Ad hoc

  • Ph.D. Thesis, University of Melbourne (2017) External Reviewer

  • Biotechnology Biosciences Review Council (BBSRC), UK (2016) Member

  • Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2016) External Reviewer

  • Interurban Clinical Club (2016 - Present) Member

  • NIH/NIDDK MCE (2015) Ad hoc

  • Biotechnology Biosciences Review Council (BBSRC), UK (2015) Ad hoc

  • American Diabetes Association (2015) Fellowship Grant Review (ad hoc)

  • Ph.D. Thesis, University of Toronto Medical School (2015) External Reviewer

  • Diabetes (2015 - Present) Consulting Editor

  • Yale Liver Center (2015 - Present) Member

  • NIH/NIDDK Diabetes Research Center Grant (DRC) (2014) Ad hoc

  • Israel Science Foundation (2014) Ad hoc

  • Gertrude von Meissner Foundation, Geneva (2014) Member

  • Diabetes UK (2014) Ad hoc

  • American Federation for Medical Research (2014) Member

  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2014) Member

  • Frontiers in Mitochondrial Research (2014 - Present) Review Editor

  • NIH/NIDDK BCBC Targeted Resource Generation Projects (2012) Ad hoc

  • Yale Cancer Metabolism Interest Group (2012 - Present) Member

  • American Diabetes Association (2012 - Present) Member

  • Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center, University of Washington (2012 - Present) Member

  • American Society for Mass Spectroscopy (2012 - Present) Member

  • Yale Cancer Center, Signal Transduction Research Program (2012 - Present) Member

  • Yale Physician Assistant Thesis Review (2011) Member

  • Diabetes UK (2011) Ad hoc

  • Hood Foundation (2011) Ad hoc

  • United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (2011) Member

  • Cancer Metabolism Workgroup (2011 - Present) Chairperson

  • Boston Ithaca Islet Club Meeting at Yale University (2011 - Present) Chairperson

  • Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology and Physiology (M2P2) Training Program (2011 - Present) Member

  • Faculty Recruitment Committee, Department Cellular & Molecular Physiology (2010 - 2013) Member

  • American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Planning Committee (2010 - 2012) Committee Member

  • American Diabetes Association Annual Scientific Sessions (2010 - 2012) Meeting Abstract Review

  • Liver Center Pilot Project Applications (2010) Reviewer

  • DERC Pilot and Feasibility, UCSF (2010) Ad hoc

  • MD/PhD Faculty Committee (2010 - Present) Member

  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes (2010 - Present) Member

  • American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions (2009 - Present) Chairperson

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences Training Program (2009 - Present) Member

  • Yale O’Brien Center (2009 - Present) Member

  • Yale Physician Assistant Thesis Review (2008) Member

  • Connecticut State Medical Society (2008 - Present) Member

  • New Haven County Medical Association (2008 - Present) Member

  • Yale Diabetes Center (2008 - Present) Member

  • Science (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Journal of Biological Chemistry (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Diabetes (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Journal of Clinical Investigation (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Endocrinology (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • FASEB J (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • PLOS1 (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Cell Metabolism (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Islets (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Biophysical Journal (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Molecular Endocrinology (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Enzyme and Microbial Technology (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • PNAS (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Nature Translational Medicine (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Pharmacogenetics (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Cell reports (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Scientific Reports (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Journal of Endocrinology (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Cell (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Molecular Genetics and Metabolism (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Philosophical Transactions A (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • EMBO Molecular Medicine (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • American Physiological Society (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Journal of Applied Physiology (2007 - Present) Reviewer

  • Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center (2007 - Present) Member

  • American Diabetes Association (2006 - Present) Member

  • Yale Medical Group (2006 - Present) Member

  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (2005 - 2006) Member

  • Boston Ithaca Islet Club (2003 - Present) Member

  • American Association for Advancement of Science (1993 - Present) Member

Activities

  • UCLA Mitochondrial Meeting Los Angeles, United States (2017 - 2017)

  • American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions San Diego, United States (2017 - 2017)

  • American Society of Mass Spectroscopy Asilomar Conference Pacific Grove, United States (2017 - 2017)

  • Eli Lilly, Co Indianapolis, United States (2017 - 2017)

  • Diabetes Iconoclasm Meeting San Diego, United States (2017 - 2017)

  • Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, United States (2017 - 2017)

  • American Diabetes Association San Diego, United States (2017 - 2017)

  • American Society for Mass Spectroscopy Indianapolis, United States (2017 - 2017)

  • Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, United States (2016 - 2016)

  • University of Pittsburg Medical School Pittsburgh, United States (2016 - 2016)

  • Visiting Professor: Vanderbilt University Medical School Nashville, United States (2016 - 2016)

  • Iconoclasm Meeting White Castle, United States (2016 - 2016)

  • 64th American Society of Mass Spectroscopy Annual Meeting San Antonio, United States (2016 - 2016)

  • 21st International Mass Spectrometry Conference Toronto, Canada (2016 - 2016)

  • Featured Speaker: 3rd Metabolomics Advances & Applications in Human Disease Conference Boston, United States (2016 - 2016)

  • NHLBI/NIDDK Mitochondrial Biology Symposium Bethesda, United States (2016 - 2016)

  • 18th Annual Clinical & Pharmaceutical Solutions by Analysis meeting Philadelphia, United States (2015 - 2015)

  • University of Wisconsin Madison, United States (2015 - 2015)

  • American Diabetes Association Scientific Session Boston, United States (2015 - 2015)

  • Keystone Meeting Santa Fe, United States (2015 - 2015)

  • Visiting Professor: Vanderbilt University Medical School Nashville, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • Csaba Horváth Memorial Seminar West Haven, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • Agios Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals Spring House, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • Navitor Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • Keynote Presentation: MASSEP meeting, AMGEN Cambridge, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • Pfizer, Cardiovascular Medicine (CVMED) Cambridge, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • Pfizer, Healthy Aging Groton, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes Vienna, Austria (2014 - 2014)

  • American Diabetes Association Meeting San Francisco, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • American Diabetes Association Meeting San Francisco, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • Visiting Professor: German Diabetes Center Düsseldorf, Germany (2013 - 2013)

  • Baylor University Medical School Houston, United States (2013 - 2013)

  • University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester, United States (2013 - 2013)

  • Distinguished Clinical Sciences Lecture: 16th Annual Clinical & Pharmaceutical Solutions by Analysis meeting Philadelphia, United States (2013 - 2013)

  • Pioneer Valley Life Science Institute Springfield, United States (2013 - 2013)

  • Massacheussetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, United States (2013 - 2013)

    Host: Matt Vander Heiden

  • Keystone Meeting Keystone, United States (2013 - 2013)

  • Special Seminar: 60th American Society of Mass Spectroscopy Meeting Vancouver, Canada (2012 - 2012)

  • University of Wisconsin Seattle, United States (2012 - 2012)

  • Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, United States (2012 - 2012)

  • Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute Ottawa, Canada (2012 - 2012)

  • Keystone Meeting Santa Fe, United States (2012 - 2012)

  • American Diabetes Association Philadelphia, United States (2012 - 2012)

  • American Society for Mass Spectroscopy Vancouver, Canada (2012 - 2012)

  • Mitochondrial Medicine, United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Chicago, United States (2011 - 2011)

  • Stanford University School of Medicine, Grand Rounds, Section of Endocrinology Palo Alto, United States (2011 - 2011)

  • Boston University School of Medicine Boston, United States (2011 - 2011)

  • Keystone Meeting Keystone, United States (2011 - 2011)

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, United States (2010 - 2010)

  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting Stockholm, Sweden (2010 - 2010)

  • American Diabetes Association Scientific Session Orlando, United States (2010 - 2010)

  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting Stockholm, Sweden (2010 - 2010)

  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting Stockholm, Sweden (2010 - 2010)

  • Keystone Meeting Whistler, Canada (2010 - 2010)

  • Keystone Symposia Banff, Canada (2009 - 2009)

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Dallas, United States (2009 - 2009)

  • University of Geneva Geneva, Switzerland (2009 - 2009)

  • Columbia University Medical School, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center New York, United States (2009 - 2009)

  • American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions New Orleans, United States (2009 - 2009)

  • American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions New Orleans, United States (2009 - 2009)

  • American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions New Orleans, United States (2009 - 2009)

  • American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions New Orleans, United States (2009 - 2009)

  • Keystone Symposia Banff, Canada (2009)

  • Keystone Symposia Banff, Canada (2009 - 2009)

  • Keystone Symposia on Islet Metabolism Salt Lake City, United States (2008 - 2008)

  • American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions San Francisco, United States (2008 - 2008)

  • Keystone Symposia Banff, Canada (2008 - 2008)

  • Keystone Symposia Taos, United States (2006 - 2006)

  • American Society for Mass Spectroscopy Seattle, United States (2006 - 2006)

  • Keystone Symposia Keystone, United States (2005 - 2005)

  • American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions San Diego, United States (2005 - 2005)

  • Merck Scholar Research Symposium Boston, United States (2004 - 2004)

  • American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Orlando, United States (2004 - 2004)

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Richard Glenn Kibbey, MD/PhD
Patient Care Locations
Inpatient Consultations requested by a physicianYale New Haven Hospital
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New Haven, CT 06510
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Specialty ClinicsYale Health Center
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The Anlyan Center
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Mailing Address
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