Mantzoros Research Lab
About the Mantzoros Lab
Both the Human Nutrition Unit, led by Dr. Christos Mantzoros, and the Mantzoros Laboratory operate within the Endocrine Division of the Department of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Mantzoros also directs the Endocrinology Section of the VA Boston Healthcare System (including the West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain/Boston, Bedford and Brockton campuses), affiliated with both Harvard and Boston University School of Medicine.
Our academic team consists of practicing physicians who are active in performing basic and clinical research, providing clinical care, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and providing hands-on training to medical students, residents, and fellows in Internal Medicine, with a focus on Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism.
Our clinical group specializes in Internal Medicine and in general Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, providing comprehensive care in our state-of-the-art facilities.
Dr. Christos Mantzoros
The Director of the Unit, Dr. Christos Mantzoros, has been Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism as well as Clinical Nutrition. He serves as the Chief of the Endocrinology Section at the VA Boston Healthcare System and as the Director of the Human Nutrition Unit in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Joslin Diabetes Center.
Dr. Mantzoros is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an adjunct Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. He is also active with the Scholars in Clinical Science Program at Harvard Medical School, a postgraduate Master's level two-year-long program that provides formal training in Clinical and Translational Research for medical doctors at Harvard Medical School-affiliated institutions.
Dr. Mantzoros has served on the advisory boards of foundations and academic institutions as well as several pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies. Dr. Mantzoros also serves as the Editor in Chief of the journal Metabolism, Clinical and Experimental (Impact factor 13.94, Cite score: 20.5).
The Mantzoros research team consists of fellows, research assistants, and students from all over the country and the world. Colleagues and collaborators at Harvard and other institutions around the world include many leaders in the fields of molecular medicine, metabolism and clinical epidemiology, creating a rich environment for research and education.