Internal Medicine

  • Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism


    Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center

    Key Terms for active research and clinical interest areas within the Division of Endocrinology

    Clinical Interest Areas

    • Type 1 diabetes
    • Type 2 diabetes
    • Obesity
    • Thyroid disease
    • Thyroid cancer
    • Pituitary disorders
    • Adrenal disorders
    • Neuroendocrine tumors
    • Lipid disorders
    • Osteoporosis, parathyroid and calcium metabolism


    • Diabetes, type 1
    • Diabetes, type 2
    • Obesity
    • Insulin action
    • Mitochondrial metabolism
    • Adipocyte and gut hormones
    • Steroid hormones (DHEA)
    • Vascular function in diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome
    • Neurovascular complications of diabetes and obesity
    • Neuroendocrine tumors

  • Research Minute: Chris Adams, MD, PhD 

    Chris Adams is a physician scientist at the University of Iowa. His lab is focusing on skeletal muscle atrophy and working to discover chemical compounds that can reduce muscle atrophy.