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Current Research Activities
1. Physiological role of Rho-kinase in the regulation of glucose homeostasis.
2. Novel signaling pathways for leptin. Current focus of research is on the role of hypothalamic Rho-kinase in the regulation of food intake and energy expenditure.
3. Novel anorexigenic effect of clusterin in energy homeostasis.
4. Role of lipid-lowing agent, atorvastatin, in adipogenesis and adipocytes differentiation.
5. Identify a new insulin-sensitizing agent that regulates glucose metabolism in vivo and in vitro.
For a complete listing of Dr. Kim's publications,
Division Of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
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