Domenico Accili, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Dr. Domenico Accili is the Russell Berrie Foundation Professor of Diabetes, Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, and Director of the Diabetes Research Center at Columbia University in New York City. He serves as an Attending Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He obtained his medical degree in Rome in 1983, and joined the Columbia University faculty in 1999. Dr. Accili’s research has delved into diabetes pathogenesis, integrated physiology of insulin action, and mechanisms of pancreatic beta cell failure. He is best known for his work to elucidate mechanisms of hepatic glucose production, gut endocrine cell differentiation, and beta cell dedifferentiation.
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