Alan Cheng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

319 Abraham Flexner Way, HSC-A, Room 715 502-852-3572

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Ph.D, 2003, Biochemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Research Interests

The main goal of my research group is to understand how perturbations in metabolic pathways underlie diseases such as diabetes, obesity and cancer. Since 1999, I have utilized mouse models and cell biology techniques to publish over 30 papers in metabolic diseases and signal transduction pathways. Current efforts focus on the interplay between carbohydrate and lipid pathways in the liver.

Laboratory Personnel

  • Yuanqi Zhu - Research Associate