Dr. Karen Ryan

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Position Title
Associate Professor

Unit
NPB, Physiology & Membrane Biology

1129 Life Sciences
Bio

 

Profile Introduction

Our goal is to elucidate neuroendocrine mechanisms by which environmental signals influence systemic metabolism, identifying new targets for therapeutic intervention in stress-related and metabolic disease.

Degrees

2000 PhD Evolutionary Biology University of Chicago
1994 A.B. Biology Washington University- St. Louis

Research Interests

 

Neuroendocrine regulation of feeding behavior, body weight and glucose control

 

Mechanisms linking psychological stress and metabolic disease

 

Nuclear receptors
 

Awards

NHLBI Pathway to Independence Award (K99/ R00)
Cincinnati Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training, Junior T1
NIDDK Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F32)
NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology

Specialties / Focus

Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Metabolic Physiology

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