Dr. Guoxun Chen had his Ph.D degree and postdoctoral training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has been conducting research projects related to obesity and diabetes since 1995. He had worked in the lab of Nobel Laureates, Drs. Michael Brown and Joseph Goldstein before he became a faculty member in the Department of Nutrition at the University of Tennessee in 2006. He is investigating the roles of vitamin A in the development of obesity using Zucker fatty rats, and in the control of blood glucose and lipid levels as well.
Biography Updated on 28 May 2013