Barbara Corkey, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Professor, Medicine, Research Implementation

Research Interests & Expertise:
Metabolic regulation of signal transduction and energy metabolism in fat cells, β-cells, and human fibroblasts
Fuel-stimulated insulin secretion by the pancreatic β-cell
Fuel partitioning in rat adipocytes
Cytokine signaling
Ca2+ transients in human fibroblasts from patients with inborn errors of fatty acid oxidation and Type 1 diabetes

BUSM Profile
Obesity Research Center
Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute’s Training Program
BU Public Relations – Faculty Experts

Departments & Programs:
Department of Medicine

Departments & Programs
Medicine and Nutrition and Metabolism