Principal Investigator: Dr. Paige C. Geiger
Department: Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Location: University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas Life Sciences Innovations Center, Rm. 2005
As the incidence of diabetes in the world continues to rise, so does the pressing need to identify additional therapeutic interventions for the treatment and prevention of insulin resistance. Our research group focuses on elucidating the mechanisms by which heat stress improves insulin action and glucose regulation in skeletal muscle, as well as identifying additional therapeutic targets for the treatment of insulin resistance. We strive to play an integral role in the prevention and treatment of the complex genetic and lifestyle disease that is diabetes and to contribute to its current and future management and its eventual cure.