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Kristin M. Abraham, Ph.D.

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Development of resources and infrastructure to support provision and exploration of human tissues for studies of diabetes, and improvements in innovative mouse models to advance diabetes research.

Responsibilities & Activities

My grant portfolios consist of studies that define the role of the immune response in metabolic dysfunction and type 2 Diabetes, and projects that develop and validate the utility of new animal models for basic and preclinical research in diabetes, endocrinology and metabolic diseases.

Research Programs

Metabolic Pathways
Whole body intermediary carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism and flux measurement in insulin resistance, obesity and diabetes.

Pathophysiology of Diabetes & Metabolic Disease
Whole body intermediary carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism, energy balance, thermogenesis and mitochondria biology in obesity and diabetes

Committees & Working Groups

  • NIDDK-DEM Translational Working Group, Member
  • NIDDK-DEM Complications Working Group, Member
Last Reviewed March 2023