Brian J. DeBosch, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Cell Biology & Physiology

Washington University in St. Louis (WU)

Our group studies gut determinants of metabolic disease. Specifically, we focus on hepatic and intestinal sugar transporters in the glucose transporter (GLUT) family and the role they play in predisposing to or protecting from metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes mellitus and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.