2021 Boshell Distinguished Lecturer Series

Dissecting the Metabolic Role of Genes and Environment in Type 2 Diabetes Using New Tools New Tools

Dr. C. Ronald Kahn

Dr. C. Ronald Kahn
Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Joslin Diabetes Center

March 5, 2021 at 2:00 PM CST
Zoom: https://aub.ie/BoshellLecturer

C. Ronald Kahn, MD, is an internationally recognized expert in diabetes and obesity research, as well as a preeminent investigator in the area of insulin signal transduction and mechanisms of altered signaling in diabetes and metabolic disease. Dr. Kahn is Head of the Section on Integrative Physiology and Metabolism at Joslin Diabetes Center and the Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kahn served as Research Director of Joslin Diabetes Center from 1981 to 2000 and served as President of Joslin Diabetes Center from 2000 to 2007. He is currently the Center’s Chief Academic Officer. Dr. Kahn has received more than 70 awards and honors, including the Wolf Prize in Medicine,

the Kober Medal of the Association of American Physicians and the highest honors of the American

Diabetes Association, U.S. and British Endocrine Societies, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, European Association for the Study of Diabetes and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. He has been elected to the National Academy of Science and National Academy of Medicine and has authored more than 700 original publications and 200 reviews and chapters.