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Brad Lowell

brad lowell

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director of Transgenic and Gene Knockout Cores for both the Boston Obesity Nutrition Research Center and the Boston Area Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center

Academic Interests

  • Use of transgenic and gene knockout techniques in the study of obesity and energy metabolism


  • Functional Neurocircuitry of Body Weight Control
  • Mechanisms of diet-induced thermogenesis
  • Uncoupling Protein (UCP)-Mediated Mitochondrial Proton Leak and its Role in the Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes

Contact Information

Lowell Lab
Division Of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Center for Life Sciences, 7th floor
330 Brookline Ave
Boston, MA 02215