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Janice Jin Hwang, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Contact Information

Janice Jin Hwang, MD

Mailing Address

  • Endocrinology

    333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06510

    United States

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 Medical Research; Neuroimaging; Functional Neuroimaging; Cognitive Neuroscience

Selected Publications

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Diseases of the Endocrine System; Obesity & Weight ControlSympathetic Activation in Obesity
Diseases of the Endocrine System; Women's Health; Pregnancy, Childbirth and the PuerperiumThe effect of lactation on insulin sensitivity and lipolysis in women
Diseases of the Blood; COVID-19 Inpatient; COVID-19 OutpatientMechanisms for restoration of hypoglycemia awareness
Diabetes Mellitus - Type 1; Diabetes Mellitus - Type 2; Diseases of the Endocrine SystemRestoring brain metabolism and function in older adult T1DM patients using an AP system
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