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Orison Woolcott, MD

  • Medical School: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, 2001
  • Fellowship: Karolinska Institute, 2004
  • Post Doctorate: University of Southern California, 2011
  • Member, American Physiological Society, 2014
  • Associate Editor: Archivos de Biologia Andina, 2008
  • International Swedish Institute Scholarship, 2004
  • Woolcott OO, Richey JM, Kabir M, Chow RH, Iyer M, Kirkman EL, Stefanovski D, Lottati M, Kim SP, Harrison LN, et al. High-fat diet-induced insulin resistance does not increase plasma anandamide levels or potentiate anandamide insulinotropic effect in isolated canine islets. PLoS One. 2015;10(4):e0123558.
  • Woolcott OO, Ader M, Bergman RN. Glucose homeostasis during short-term and prolonged exposure to high altitudes. Endocr Rev. 2015;36(2):149-173.
  • Woolcott OO, Castillo OA, Gutierrez C, Elashoff R, Stefanovski D, Bergman RN. Inverse association between diabetes and altitude: A cross-sectional study in the adult population of the United States. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014;22(9):2080-2090.
  • Woolcott OO, Bergman RN, Richey JM, Kirkman EL, Harrison LN, Ionut V, Lottati M, Zheng D, Hsu IR, Stefanovski D, et al. Simplified method to isolate highly pure canine pancreatic islets. Pancreas. 2012;41(1):31-38.
  • Woolcott OO, Gustafsson AJ, Dzabic M, Pierro C, Tedeschi P, Sandgren J, Bari MR, Nguyen KH, Bianchi M, Rakonjac M, et al. Arachidonic acid is a physiological activator of the ryanodine receptor in pancreatic beta-cells. Cell Calcium. 2006;39(6):529-537.
  • Woolcott OO, Castillo O, Torres J, Damas L, Florentini E. Serum leptin levels in dwellers from high altitude lands. High Alt Med Biol. 2002;3(2):245-246.

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