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Faculty: Vincent Cryns, MD

Dept: Professor, Department of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Contact: 4414 UW Medical Foundation Centennial Building
1685 Highland Ave
Madison, WI
(608) 262-4786
vlcryns@medicinewisc.eu
Training Areas:
  • Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
  • Medical Science
Research Interests: Metabolism and Cancer
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Vincent Cryns

Research Description

Dr. Cryns leads a multidisciplinary team who focus on understanding how cells die. His group is especially interested in elucidating how abnormalities in cell death contribute to the pathogenesis of cancer and obesity and in translating these insights into improved therapies. Dr. Cryns' research is funded by the NIH, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and other agencies. His work has been featured on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" and highlighted in Nature and Nature Reviews Cancer. Dr. Cryns has been the recipient of several awards, including an Outstanding Junior Faculty Award from the Avon Foundation, and he is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

Dr. Cryns concentrates on five subjects: Apoptosis, Obesity, Biomarkers, Cancer, and Nanotechnolgoy and Therapeutics.

Honors & Awards

Selected Publications

(Find publications on PubMed)