Kenneth Polonsky, MD

Kenneth Polonsky, MD

Endocrinology Chicago, IL

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


Office Address

  • 5841 S Maryland Ave
    Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL 60637
    Phone: (773) 702-3004

Kenneth Polonsky, MD

Endocrinology Chicago, IL

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

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Endocrinology: General Endocrinology

Education & Training

  • University of ChicagoUniversity of Chicago
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
  • Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital
  • University of the WitwatersrandUniversity of the Witwatersrand

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License1977 - 2017

      Awards, Honors, & Recognition

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

      Publications & Presentations

      PubMed

      Lectures

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

      Grant Support

      • A Proof-Of-Concept Clinical Trial Of Xenin-25 In The Treatment Of Type 2 DiabetesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        2009 - 2009
      • CTSA Infrastructure For AIDS ResearchNational Center For Research Resources
        2008 - 2010
      • Washington University Institute Of Clinical And Translational Sciences (KL2)National Center For Research Resources
        2008 - 2009
      • CTSA Infrastructure For Pediatric ResearchNational Center For Research Resources
        2008 - 2010
      • CTSA Infrastructure For Clinical TrialsNational Center For Research Resources
        2008 - 2010
      • Washington University Institute CTSA For Clinical TrialsNational Center For Research Resources
        2007 - 2007
      • Washington University Institute Of Clinical And Translational SciencesNational Center For Research Resources
        2007 - 2010
      • Washington University Institute Of Clinical And Translational Sciences (UL1)National Center For Research Resources
        2007 - 2009
      • Washington University Institute Of Clinical And Translational Sciences (TL1)National Center For Research Resources
        2007 - 2009
      • Washington University Institute CTSA For Pediatric ResearchNational Center For Research Resources
        2007 - 2007
      • Washington University Institute Of Clinical And Translational SciencesNational Center For Research Resources
        2007 - 2007
      • Washington University Institute CTSA For AIDS ResearchNational Center For Research Resources
        2007 - 2007
      • A Clinical Trial Of Ginseng For Glucose ToleranceNational Center For Research Resources
        2005 - 2006
      • Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        2005 - 2010
      • A Clinical Trial Of Ginseng For Glucose IntoleranceNational Center For Complementary &Alternative Medicine
        2004 - 2005
      • Islet Transplantation In Type 1 Diabetic Patients Using The Edmonton ProtocolNational Center For Research Resources
        2004 - 2007
      • Islet Function &Clinical Analyses Of Transplant RecipientsNational Center For Research Resources
        2004 - 2007
      • Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Center For Research Resources
        2004 - 2007
      • Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Center For Research Resources
        2004 - 2005
      • Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        2000 - 2005
      • Plasma Leptin Levels Indicate Energy BalanceNational Center For Research Resources
        2000 - 2002
      • Interdisciplinary Research Careers In Women'S HealthEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
        2000 - 2006
      • Proinsulin &Conversion Products To Insulinlike Immunoreactivity In IGT And NIDDMNational Center For Research Resources
        2000 - 2002
      • Altered Insulin Secretion In PTS W Genetic Forms Of NidNational Center For Research Resources
        2000 - 2002
      • Is The Pancreatic Beta Cell Target Of Insulin Action In VivoNational Center For Research Resources
        2000 - 2002
      • Troglitazone In Early Type 2 Diabetes MellitusNational Center For Research Resources
        1999 - 2002
      • Beta Cell Function After Insulin InhibitionNational Center For Research Resources
        1997 - 1999
      • Effect Of Elevated FFA On Insulin SecretionNational Center For Research Resources
        1997 - 2002
      • Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1997 - 2000
      • Pathobiology Of Beta Cell Dysfunction And Apoptosis In Diabetes MellitusNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1997 - 2002
      • Dose Response Study Of TroglitazoneNational Center For Research Resources
        1997 - 1997
      • Insulin Secretion In Pancreas Transplant RecipientsNational Center For Research Resources
        1997 - 2002
      • Study Of Troglitazone In Patients With NIDDMNational Center For Research Resources
        1996 - 1996
      • Proinsulin &Insulin In IGT And NIDDMNational Center For Research Resources
        1996 - 1996
      • Core--Radioimmunoassay LaboratoryNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1996 - 2000
      • Diabetes Prevention ProgramNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1996 - 1998
      • Patterns &Natural History Of Insulin Secretion In Kidney/Pancreas TransplantsNational Center For Research Resources
        1996 - 1996
      • Beta Cell Function In Subjects With Impaired Glucose ToleranceNational Center For Research Resources
        1996 - 2002
      • Exercise Training In Men And Women With Noninsulin Dependent Diabetes MellitusNational Center For Research Resources
        1995 - 1997
      • Insulin Secretion And Clearance--Normals And Patients With Insulin ResistanceNational Center For Research Resources
        1995 - 1995
      • Molecular Mechanisms/Beta Cell Dysfunction In DiabetesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1994 - 1999
      • NIDDM Primary Prevention Trial (Dpt-2)National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1994 - 1995
      • Diabetes Research And TrainingNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1994 - 1994
      • Core--Radioimmunoassay And Clinical Studies LaboratoryNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1993 - 2002
      • Intergrated Clinical And Basic Endocrinology ResearchNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1993 - 1994
      • Pilot And Feasibility StudiesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1993 - 2002
      • Insulin Secretion And ClearanceNational Center For Research Resources
        1993 - 1995
      • Diabetes Research And Training CentersNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1993 - 1993
      • Alterations Of Insulin Secretion In Genetic Forms Of NIDDMNational Center For Research Resources
        1993 - 1995
      • Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1992 - 2011
      • Diabetes Research And Training CenterNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1992 - 1999
      • Insulin Secretion And Clearance In Normals And Patients With Insulin ResistanceNational Center For Research Resources
        1992 - 1993
      • Molecular Mechanisms Of Beta Cell Dyfunction In DiabetesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1992 - 1993
      • Molecular Physiology Of Insulin Secretion And Its Pathophysiology In DiabetesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1992 - 1996
      • Postprandial Lipoprotein Metabolism--Obesity, Diabetes, And Low HDL SubjectsNational Center For Research Resources
        1991 - 1995
      • Threshold Of Adverse Effects Of Hypoglycemia On Cerebral FunctionNational Center For Research Resources
        1990 - 1991
      • Insulin Secretion In Nl And Obese Subjects And Patients W/Type II DiabetesNational Center For Research Resources
        1990 - 1990
      • Insulin Secretion &Clearance In Normals &Pts. With Insulin ResistanceNational Center For Research Resources
        1990 - 1991
      • Insulin Secretion In Nl And Obese Subjects And PTS. W/Type II DiabetesNational Center For Research Resources
        1989 - 1989
      • The Effect Of Insulin Induced Hypoglycemia On Cortical FunctionNational Center For Research Resources
        1989 - 1989
      • Integrated Clinical And Basic Endocrinology ResearchNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1988 - 1998
      • Insulin Secretion In Nl &Obese Subjects &Pts. W/Type II DiabetesNational Center For Research Resources
        1988 - 1988
      • Tech. For Calculating Secretion &Post-Hepatic Delivery Of InsulinNational Center For Research Resources
        1988 - 1988
      • Hyperinsulinemia And Hypoglycemia On Brain Glucose MetabolismNational Center For Research Resources
        1987 - 1988
      • ?ANational Center For Research Resources
        1987 - 1987
      • The Kinetics Of C-Peptide In Relation To InsulinNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1986 - 1988
      • Core--Radioimmunoassay And Clinical StudiesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1986 - 1987
      • The Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        1986 - 1993
      • Hypoglycemia In Brittle, Insulin-Requiring DiabetesNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1986
      • Immunoreactivity Of Plasma SomatostatinNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1986
      • Non-Invasive Methods For Calculating Secretion And Delivery Rates Of InsulinNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1986
      • Effects Of Changes In Blood Sugar On Cerebral FunctionsNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1986
      • Effect Of Insulin Induced Hypoglycemia On Cortical FunctionNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1986
      • The Regulation Of Hepatic Insulin ExtractionNat Inst Of Arthritis, Diabetes, Digestive &Kidney Diseases
        1985 - 1985
      • The Kinetics Of C-Peptide In Relation To InsulinNat Inst Of Arthritis, Diabetes, Digestive &Kidney Diseases
        1985 - 1985

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