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Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center



Lisa A. Cassis, Ph.D.

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          Professor, Department of Molecular and Biomedical Pharmacology    
          Chair, Department of Molecular and Biomedical Pharmacology

Contact Information

Training and Publications

University of Kentucky
521-B Charles T. Wethington Building Publication Listing on PubMed
900 South Limestone
Lexington, KY 40536-0200  
Telephone: (859) 323-4933, ext. 81400  
Fax: (859) 257-3646  

Research Interests

Dr. Cassis' research program focuses on the renin-angiotensin system in metabolic and vascular diseases. A primary research interest is the study of production of components of the renin-angiotensin system by adipocytes, and the impact of an adipose renin-angiotensin system on the development of obesity and obesity-associated diseases (diabetes, hypertension, atherosclerosis).
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