Barbara E. Corkey, PhD

Professor, Medicine

Barbara Corkey
617.638.7091
650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr

Biography

Expertise includes: Metabolic regulation; pancreatic ß-cell metabolism and signal transduction; adipocyte metabolism and metabolic signal transduction; mitochondrial metabolism; cellular imaging of cations; reactive oxygen species; membrane potential and lipids; branched chain amino acid metabolism; inborn errors of mitochondrial metabolism; and acyl CoA regulation.

Other Positions

  • Zoltan Kohn Professor, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Section Chief, Research Implementation, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Professor, Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences
  • Boston Medical Center

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PhD

Publications

  • Published on 9/13/2018

    Erion K, Corkey BE. ß-Cell Failure or ß-Cell Abuse? Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018; 9:532. PMID: 30271382.

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  • Published on 5/5/2018

    Pino EC, Zuo Y, Maciel De Olivera C, Mahalingaiah S, Keiser O, Moore LL, Li F, Vasan RS, Corkey BE, Kalesan B. Cohort profile: The MULTI sTUdy Diabetes rEsearch (MULTITUDE) consortium. BMJ Open. 2018 May 05; 8(5):e020640. PMID: 29730626.

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  • Published on 4/3/2018

    Benador IY, Veliova M, Mahdaviani K, Petcherski A, Wikstrom JD, Assali EA, Acín-Pérez R, Shum M, Oliveira MF, Cinti S, Sztalryd C, Barshop WD, Wohlschlegel JA, Corkey BE, Liesa M, Shirihai OS. Mitochondria Bound to Lipid Droplets Have Unique Bioenergetics, Composition, and Dynamics that Support Lipid Droplet Expansion. Cell Metab. 2018 Apr 03; 27(4):869-885.e6. PMID: 29617645.

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  • Published on 12/4/2017

    Jones Iv AR, Coleman EL, Husni NR, Deeney JT, Raval F, Steenkamp D, Dooms H, Nikolajczyk BS, Corkey BE. Type 1 diabetes alters lipid handling and metabolism in human fibroblasts and peripheral blood mononuclear cells. PLoS One. 2017; 12(12):e0188474. PMID: 29206239.

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  • Published on 10/2/2017

    Lamontagne J, Al-Mass A, Nolan CJ, Corkey BE, Madiraju SRM, Joly E, Prentki M. Identification of the signals for glucose-induced insulin secretion in INS1 (832/13) ß-cells using metformin-induced metabolic deceleration as a model. J Biol Chem. 2017 11 24; 292(47):19458-19468. PMID: 28972173.

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  • Published on 6/16/2017

    Schwartz SS, Epstein S, Corkey BE, Grant SFA, Gavin Iii JR, Aguilar RB, Herman ME. A Unified Pathophysiological Construct of Diabetes and its Complications. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2017 09; 28(9):645-655. PMID: 28629897.

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  • Published on 6/1/2017

    Erion KA, Corkey BE. Hyperinsulinemia: a Cause of Obesity? Curr Obes Rep. 2017 Jun; 6(2):178-186. PMID: 28466412.

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  • Published on 5/24/2017

    Mahdaviani K, Benador IY, Su S, Gharakhanian RA, Stiles L, Trudeau KM, Cardamone M, Enríquez-Zarralanga V, Ritou E, Aprahamian T, Oliveira MF, Corkey BE, Perissi V, Liesa M, Shirihai OS. Mfn2 deletion in brown adipose tissue protects from insulin resistance and impairs thermogenesis. EMBO Rep. 2017 Jul; 18(7):1123-1138. PMID: 28539390.

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  • Published on 3/9/2017

    Mugabo Y, Zhao S, Lamontagne J, Al-Mass A, Peyot ML, Corkey BE, Joly E, Madiraju SRM, Prentki M. Metabolic fate of glucose and candidate signaling and excess-fuel detoxification pathways in pancreatic ß-cells. J Biol Chem. 2017 05 05; 292(18):7407-7422. PMID: 28280244.

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  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Mugabo Y, Zhao S, Lamontagne J, Al-Mass A, Peyot ML, Corkey BE, Joly E, Murthy Madiraju SR, Prentki M. Metabolic fate of glucose and candidate signaling and excess-fuel detoxification pathways in pancreatic ß-cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2017; 292(18).

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