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Adeli, Khosrow - PhD, FCACB, DABCC, FACB

University of Toronto Appointment(s): Professor, Department of Biochemistry; and Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology

Other Appointment(s): Division Head, Clinical Biochemistry, The Hospital For Sick Children

Contact Information:

The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue, Room 3652 Atrium
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8

Phone: 416-813-8682
Fax: 416-813-6257

Diabetes Related Research Activities:

Lipid and Lipoprotein Disorders in Insulin Resistant States, Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes; Incretin Regulation of Intestinal Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism. Current areas of interest and active research in our laboratory include: Mechanistic studies of the link between diabetes and the increased risk of cardiovascular disease; Mechanisms of metabolic dyslipidemia in insulin resistant states; Regulation of Intestinal Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism by Gut Peptides; GLP-1 and GLP-2 signaling in the intesteine; Molecular biology of atherogenic lipoproteins and apolipoprotein B and involvement in the development of atherosclerosis; Mechanistic links between childhood obesity, insulin resistance, and the risk of development of premature atherosclerosis; mechanisms of action of hypolipidemic drugs at the cellular and molecular level.

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