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Janice Jin Hwang, MD

Assistant Professor Adjunct

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Janice Jin Hwang, MD

Research Summary

Dr. Hwang's research seeks to understand how obesity and diabetes impact the human brain particularly related to neuronal function and cognition. To do this, Dr. Hwang's group uses classic methods to investigate human physiology coupled with state of the art neuroimaging modalities such as functional magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopy.


Research Interests

Brain Diseases, Metabolic; Clinical Trials as Topic; Cognition Disorders; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2; Endocrinology; Metabolism; Neurosciences; Obesity; Translational Research, Biomedical; Neuroimaging; Functional Neuroimaging; Cognitive Neuroscience

Selected Publications

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Diabetes Mellitus - Type 1; Diseases of the Endocrine System; Diseases of the Nervous SystemImpact of Hypoglycemia on Brain Ketone and Neurotransmitter Metabolism in Type 1 DM