Rebecca Brown, MD MHSc
  • Lasker Tenure Track Investigator
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Bethesda, MD USA

Biography

Dr. Rebecca Brown is a pediatric endocrinologist and Lasker tenure track investigator in National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Intramural Research Program. Her research focuses on pathophysiology and clinical therapeutics for rare disorders of extreme insulin resistance, including lipodystrophy and dysfunction of the insulin receptor, as well as the mechanisms of action of leptin in improving metabolic disease.