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Kenneth Polonsky, MD, Endocrinology, Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Medical Center

KennethSPolonskyMD

Endocrinology Chicago, IL

Diabetes, Lipid Metabolism

Professor, Medicine, University of Chicago Div of the Bio Sci The Pritzker SOM

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Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, 1978 - 1980
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1977 - 1978
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Loyola University Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1976 - 1976
  • University of the Witwatersrand
    University of the WitwatersrandClass of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1977 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Elected Member Institute of Medicine, 2006
  • Fellow (FACP) American College of Physicians, 2003

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

Lectures

  • BH3-Only Molecule BIM Mediates ß-Cell Death in IRS2 Deficiency 
    Chicago, IL - 6/14/2014

Press Mentions

  • UChicago Medicine Breaks Ground on $121M Multispecialty Care Facility in Crown Point, Indiana
    UChicago Medicine Breaks Ground on $121M Multispecialty Care Facility in Crown Point, IndianaAugust 5th, 2022
  • Looking Back at the Advances During Dean Kenneth S. Polonsky's 12-Year Tenure
    Looking Back at the Advances During Dean Kenneth S. Polonsky's 12-Year TenureJuly 22nd, 2022
  • Violent Crime ‘The Top Health Concern’ for Surveyed South Siders, UChicago Study Finds
    Violent Crime ‘The Top Health Concern’ for Surveyed South Siders, UChicago Study FindsJuly 15th, 2022
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Grant Support

  • Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1992–2011
  • CTSA Infrastructure For Pediatric ResearchNational Center For Research Resources2008–2010
  • CTSA Infrastructure For Clinical TrialsNational Center For Research Resources2008–2010
  • CTSA Infrastructure For AIDS ResearchNational Center For Research Resources2008–2010
  • Washington University Institute Of Clinical And Translational SciencesNational Center For Research Resources2007–2010
  • Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2005–2010
  • A Proof-Of-Concept Clinical Trial Of Xenin-25 In The Treatment Of Type 2 DiabetesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2009
  • Washington University Institute Of Clinical And Translational Sciences (KL2)National Center For Research Resources2008–2009
  • Washington University Institute Of Clinical And Translational Sciences (UL1)National Center For Research Resources2007–2009
  • Washington University Institute Of Clinical And Translational Sciences (TL1)National Center For Research Resources2007–2009
  • Washington University Institute Of Clinical And Translational SciencesNational Center For Research Resources2007
  • Washington University Institute CTSA For Pediatric ResearchNational Center For Research Resources2007
  • Washington University Institute CTSA For Clinical TrialsNational Center For Research Resources2007
  • Washington University Institute CTSA For AIDS ResearchNational Center For Research Resources2007
  • Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Center For Research Resources2004–2007
  • Islet Transplantation In Type 1 Diabetic Patients Using The Edmonton ProtocolNational Center For Research Resources2004–2007
  • Islet Function &Clinical Analyses Of Transplant RecipientsNational Center For Research Resources2004–2007
  • A Clinical Trial Of Ginseng For Glucose ToleranceNational Center For Research Resources2005–2006
  • Interdisciplinary Research Careers In Women'S HealthEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development2000–2006
  • Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Center For Research Resources2004–2005
  • A Clinical Trial Of Ginseng For Glucose IntoleranceNational Center For Complementary &Alternative Medicine2004–2005
  • Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2000–2005
  • Proinsulin &Conversion Products To Insulinlike Immunoreactivity In IGT And NIDDMNational Center For Research Resources2000–2002
  • Plasma Leptin Levels Indicate Energy BalanceNational Center For Research Resources2000–2002
  • Is The Pancreatic Beta Cell Target Of Insulin Action In VivoNational Center For Research Resources2000–2002
  • Altered Insulin Secretion In PTS W Genetic Forms Of NidNational Center For Research Resources2000–2002
  • Troglitazone In Early Type 2 Diabetes MellitusNational Center For Research Resources1999–2002
  • Pathobiology Of Beta Cell Dysfunction And Apoptosis In Diabetes MellitusNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1997–2002
  • Insulin Secretion In Pancreas Transplant RecipientsNational Center For Research Resources1997–2002
  • Effect Of Elevated FFA On Insulin SecretionNational Center For Research Resources1997–2002
  • Beta Cell Function In Subjects With Impaired Glucose ToleranceNational Center For Research Resources1996–2002
  • Pilot And Feasibility StudiesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1993–2002
  • Core--Radioimmunoassay And Clinical Studies LaboratoryNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1993–2002
  • Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1997–2000
  • Core--Radioimmunoassay LaboratoryNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1996–2000
  • Beta Cell Function After Insulin InhibitionNational Center For Research Resources1997–1999
  • Molecular Mechanisms/Beta Cell Dysfunction In DiabetesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1994–1999
  • Diabetes Research And Training CenterNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1992–1999
  • Diabetes Prevention ProgramNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1996–1998
  • Integrated Clinical And Basic Endocrinology ResearchNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1988–1998
  • Dose Response Study Of TroglitazoneNational Center For Research Resources1997
  • Exercise Training In Men And Women With Noninsulin Dependent Diabetes MellitusNational Center For Research Resources1995–1997
  • Study Of Troglitazone In Patients With NIDDMNational Center For Research Resources1996
  • Proinsulin &Insulin In IGT And NIDDMNational Center For Research Resources1996
  • Patterns &Natural History Of Insulin Secretion In Kidney/Pancreas TransplantsNational Center For Research Resources1996
  • Molecular Physiology Of Insulin Secretion And Its Pathophysiology In DiabetesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1992–1996
  • Insulin Secretion And Clearance--Normals And Patients With Insulin ResistanceNational Center For Research Resources1995
  • NIDDM Primary Prevention Trial (Dpt-2)National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1994–1995
  • Insulin Secretion And ClearanceNational Center For Research Resources1993–1995
  • Alterations Of Insulin Secretion In Genetic Forms Of NIDDMNational Center For Research Resources1993–1995
  • Postprandial Lipoprotein Metabolism--Obesity, Diabetes, And Low HDL SubjectsNational Center For Research Resources1991–1995
  • Diabetes Research And TrainingNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1994
  • Intergrated Clinical And Basic Endocrinology ResearchNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1993–1994
  • Diabetes Research And Training CentersNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1993
  • Molecular Mechanisms Of Beta Cell Dyfunction In DiabetesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1992–1993
  • Insulin Secretion And Clearance In Normals And Patients With Insulin ResistanceNational Center For Research Resources1992–1993
  • The Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1986–1993
  • Threshold Of Adverse Effects Of Hypoglycemia On Cerebral FunctionNational Center For Research Resources1990–1991
  • Insulin Secretion &Clearance In Normals &Pts. With Insulin ResistanceNational Center For Research Resources1990–1991
  • Insulin Secretion In Nl And Obese Subjects And Patients W/Type II DiabetesNational Center For Research Resources1990
  • The Effect Of Insulin Induced Hypoglycemia On Cortical FunctionNational Center For Research Resources1989
  • Insulin Secretion In Nl And Obese Subjects And PTS. W/Type II DiabetesNational Center For Research Resources1989
  • Tech. For Calculating Secretion &Post-Hepatic Delivery Of InsulinNational Center For Research Resources1988
  • Insulin Secretion In Nl &Obese Subjects &Pts. W/Type II DiabetesNational Center For Research Resources1988
  • Hyperinsulinemia And Hypoglycemia On Brain Glucose MetabolismNational Center For Research Resources1987–1988
  • The Kinetics Of C-Peptide In Relation To InsulinNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1986–1988
  • ?ANational Center For Research Resources1987
  • Core--Radioimmunoassay And Clinical StudiesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1986–1987
  • Non-Invasive Methods For Calculating Secretion And Delivery Rates Of InsulinNational Center For Research Resources1985–1986
  • Immunoreactivity Of Plasma SomatostatinNational Center For Research Resources1985–1986
  • Hypoglycemia In Brittle, Insulin-Requiring DiabetesNational Center For Research Resources1985–1986
  • Effects Of Changes In Blood Sugar On Cerebral FunctionsNational Center For Research Resources1985–1986
  • Effect Of Insulin Induced Hypoglycemia On Cortical FunctionNational Center For Research Resources1985–1986
  • The Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNat Inst Of Arthritis, Diabetes, Digestive &Kidney Diseases1985
  • The Kinetics Of C-Peptide In Relation To InsulinNat Inst Of Arthritis, Diabetes, Digestive &Kidney Diseases1985

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