Interim Section Chief: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Marco Marcelli, M.D.

Professor and Interim Section Chief

Phone

  • (713) 794-7945

Basic Research: Endocrinology of Prostate Cancer, transition of prostate cancer to castration resistance; Clinical Research: Male hypogonadism…

Primary Faculty (A - L): Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Neeti Agarwal

Instructor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8756

Infectious disease; Animal model; Metabolic disorder

Kelly Renee Aguilar

Assistant Professor

Mandeep Bajaj, M.B.B.S.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4736

Obesity and insulin resistance

Ashok Balasubramanyam, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8654

Diabetes; Molecular pathology; Mouse models; Clinical trials

Jasmine Boparai, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4736

Diabetes; Hypothyroidism; Hyperthyroidism

Rui Chen

Assistant Professor

Metabolic Bone Disease; Gonadal Steroids; Circadian Rhythm of Metabolism

Emilia Cordero, N.P.

Instructor/NP

Phone

  • (713) 798-8343

Richard Aras (Aaron) Cox, Ph.D.

Instructor

Obesity & Insulin Resistance; Immune Cell Metabolism; Islet Biology; Type 1 & 2 Diabetes

Nancy Greta Renee Dufrane, M.S.N., M.P.H.

Instructor/NP

Instructor/NP

Ruchi Gaba, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4736

Thyroid Cancer; Thyroid nodules and FNA; Thyroid disorders in pregnancy; Ketosis- Prone Diabetes; Lipid management and Fatty liver disease…

Alan J Garber, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-0153

Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Hyperlipidemia

Sean M. Hartig, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Cellular Mechanisms of Obesity and Diabetes

Bryan C Jiang, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-3560

Osteoporosis; Sarcopenia; Quality Improvement

Primary Faculty (M - Z): Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Marco Marcelli, M.D.

Professor and Interim Section Chief

Phone

  • (713) 794-7945

Basic Research: Endocrinology of Prostate Cancer, transition of prostate cancer to castration resistance; Clinical Research: Male hypogonadism…

Sanjay Navin Mediwala, M.D., B.S.

Assistant Professor

Ha Nguyen, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Endocrine Neoplasia, Endocrine complications from cancer treatments, Endocrine genetics, Pituitary disorders, Adrenal disorders

Massimo Pietropaolo, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4736

Type 1 diabetes; Autoimmune Polyendocrine Syndromes; Monogenic causes of polyautoimmunity; Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Nalini Ram, M.B.B.S.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-5348

Endocrine complications in pregnancy; Ketosis prone diabetes; Thyroid nodules and ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration cytology…

Pradip Saha, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3704

Diabetes & Obesity related Research

Susan Leanne Samson, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC, FACE

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3217

Pituitary Disorders; Acromegaly; Cushing’s Syndrome; Prolactinomas; Hypopituitarism

Rajagopal Viswanath Sekhar, M.D., B.S.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3908

Glutathione deficiency in aging, diabetes and HIV

Zheng Sun, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Epigenomic regulation of energy metabolism and neurocognitive functions by physical exercise, diet, and the circadian clock

Madhuri Mukhopadhyay Vasudevan, M.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7378

Dennis T. Villareal, MD

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7156

Lifestyle, hormonal, and anabolic interventions to ameliorate sarcopenic obesity and frailty

Reina Villareal

Associate Professor

CYP450 enzyme genes in gonadal hormone and bone metabolism; Aromatase inhibitors and weight loss in severely obese men with hypogonadism

Li Zhang, M.D Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Joint Faculty: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

David Moore, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3313

Functions of members of the nuclear hormone receptor superfamily

Bert W O'Malley, M.D.

Chair/Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6205

Hormone action; Coactivator function; Eukaryotic gene expression; Gene therapy; Nanotechnology

Kazuhiro Oka, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7381

Joanne S Richards, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6238

Jeffrey M Rosen, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6210

Developmental and hormonal regulation of mammary gland gene expression and breast cancer

Qiang Tong, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6716

Molecular mechanism of life span extension by caloric restriction; Adipose formation and function during obesity and diabetes…

Ming-Jer Tsai, Ph.D.

Dist Serv Prof

Phone

  • (713) 798-6253

Sophia Y Tsai, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6251

Adjunct Faculty

Shahid Muhammad
Clinical Assistant Professor

Vijay Yechoor
Adjunct Associate Professor