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Giacca, Adria

University of Toronto Appointment(s): Professor, Department of Physiology and Department of Medicine

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University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building
1 King's College Circle, Room 3336
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8

Phone: 416-978-0167
Fax: 416-978-4373

Diabetes Related Research Activities:

The primary theme of A.G.'s research is the investigation of the effects of excess circulating energy substrates, in particular free fatty acids, on insulin action, secretion and kinetics, and the implication of these effects for the pathogenesis of diabetes. Secondary themes of research are the studies of the effects of nutrient and insulin excess in animal models of atherosclerosis and cancer .

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