Translational Research at the VA
Christos S. Mantzoros M.D. Director of the Human Nutrition Unit at the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Joslin Diabetes Center and Chief of the Endocrinology Section at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Mantzoros has been Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism as well as Clinical Nutrition. He is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a Professor in Environmental Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is also active with the Scholars in Clinical Science Program at Harvard Medical School, a postgraduate Master’s level 2-year long program, that provides formal training in Clinical and Translational Research for medical doctors at Harvard Medical School affiliated institutions. His translational research lab focuses on studies related to obesity and its consequences, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and malignancies; nutrition and metabolism; molecular pathogenesis of obesity, insulin resistance, and associated comorbidities, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes; molecular biology, physiology, and pathophysiology of adipokines in animals and humans; the role of adipokines in diabetes, cardiovascular disease and malignancies; clinical epidemiology, clinical research and interventional studies in humans; and developing new diagnostic and therapeutic tools for the above disease states.
See also: Mantzoros Lab Website