Barbara Corkey, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry0

Education: PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Areas of Interest: Dr. Corkey’s laboratory focuses on the metabolic regulation of signal transduction and energy metabolism in fat cells, β-cells, and human fibroblasts. She and her colleagues have been studying fuel-stimulated insulin secretion by the pancreatic β-cell; fuel partitioning in rat adipocytes; cytokine signaling; and Ca2+ transients in human fibroblasts from patients with inborn errors of fatty acid oxidation and Type 1 diabetes. For more information please visit the lab website.

September 29, 2016
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine