University of Iowa Internal Medicine

The laboratory of Dr. Yumi Imai in Internal Medicine at University of Iowa is recruiting postdoctoral fellows to join a dynamic and innovative research team that is a part of Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center. Research at Imai lab dissects pathogenesis of islet dysfunction in type 2 diabetes with a focus on lipid metabolism. Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates with Ph.D. and/or M.D. degrees. Expertise and skills in islet study, imaging, lipidology, and diabetes are highly relevant, but not required. In this position, you will address how production and clearance of lipids are regulated in pancreatic islets in health and deranged in diabetes using rodent and human islet models in vitro and in vivo. Candidates will also be encouraged to develop their own research projects. Interested candidates should send their CV, cover letter, a brief statement of research interest, and contact information with 3 references to Dr. Imai

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