October 2014 - In this issue, Dr. Bland interviews Philip Kern, MD. Dr. Kern is a practicing endocrinologist and an active researcher who focuses on obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome. Based at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Dr. Kern is a professor in the Division of Endocrinology and also Director of both the Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center and the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences. With his colleagues, Dr. Kern examines adipose tissue and muscle gene expression in relation to insulin resistance.
What's Dr. Bland Reading?
"Translational Genomics. Clues from the Resilient" Read the abstract.
"The Hunt for Unexpected Genetic Heroes" Watch the TEDtalk.
"The New Normal" Nutrition Business Journal. Find the article.
"Medicine Gets Up Close and Personal" Read the abstract.
"PALB2 Mutations and Breast-Cancer Risk." Read the full text.
Inheritance: How Our Genes Change Our Lives--and Our Lives Change Our Genes by Sharon Moalem, MD, PhD. Find it here.