Peter Arvan, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor
Medical SchoolInternal MedicineMetabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes

Biography

Dr. Arvan’s research focuses on hormone synthesis, especially in two areas: thyroid hormone synthesis and insulin synthesis. He is specifically interested in understanding how the proteins that are hormone precursors are made and converted into medically-active hormones, and how these steps go wrong in various endocrine diseases. 

  • M.D., Endocrinology, Yale University
  • Ph.D., Cell Biology, Yale University
  • B.S., Cornell University
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