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"Regulation of Fatty Acid Hydroxy Fatty Acids – Implications for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes and Monogenic Diabetes"


Made possible by the Leonard L. Madison, M.D. Visiting Professorship in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, hosted by the Division of Endocrinology.




Barbara B. Kahn, M.D.
George R. Minot Endowed Chair and Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair for Research Strategy, Department of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Institute Member, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard


About Barbara Kahn:

Dr. Kahn received her bachelor's degree and her medical degree from Stanford University. She also holds a master's degree in health sciences from the University of California at Berkeley. After completing internal medicine training and a general medicine fellowship at the UC Davis Medical Center, she began her career in molecular research at the National Institutes of Health, where she also completed a clinical endocrine fellowship.


Her research focuses on insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. Her lab has identified signaling pathways involved in insulin sensitivity, weight maintenance, and regulation of hunger. She has also been involved in research on the GLUT 4 transporter and its role in the regulation of glucose tolerance.

Event Details

Meeting ID: 933 6451 4152

Passcode: 870285