Steven Kahn

Country: USA
Company: University of Washington
Dr. Steven Kahn, a distinguished medical professional, received his medical degree from the University of Cape Town in 1978. Joining the University of Washington in 1986, he's excelled in researching type 2 diabetes, contributing to its understanding, prevention, and treatment. As a Professor in the Department of Medicine, he directs the Diabetes Research Center and training programs. Dr. Kahn's extensive research, funded by NIH, Veterans Affairs, and ADA, has advanced diabetes knowledge and trained postdoctoral fellows. He leads a major NIH study, serves as an associate editor for key diabetes journals, and investigates the role of islet β-cells in glucose metabolism disruption. His clinical work covers β-cell adaptation, hyperglycemia, central adiposity, and hypoglycemia mechanisms, while his leadership spans significant clinical trials. Dr. Kahn's achievements include prestigious awards from The Endocrine Society, Department of Veterans Affairs, European Association for the Study of Diabetes, and American Diabetes Association.
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