Robert McGarrah, MD

Faculty Member, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute

Position

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Co-Leader of the White-McGarrah Lab

Contact

Carmichael Building

919 479 2318

robert.mcgarrah@duke.edu

Summary

Robert McGarrah is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and Co-Leads the White-McGarrah Lab with Phillip White, PhD. Projects in the White-McGarrah Lab relate to the integrative physiology of metabolism with an emphasis on liver and heart function and the metabolic crosstalk that exists between these two vital organs.

MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Projects in the White/McGarrah Lab Relate to the Integrative Physiology of Metabolism with an Emphasis on Liver and Heart Function.

 

Current Liver Related Projects

  • Mechanisms of hepatic lipogenesis and gluconeogenesis
  • Determinants of NAFLD status in Bariatric Surgery Patients
  • Defining the impact of heart failure on liver metabolism

 

 

Current Heart Related Projects

  • Metabolic determinants of cardiac function
  • Role of liver in heart failure pathogenesis
  • Functional significance of acylcarnitine associations with cardiac outcomes

Faculty

Phillip White, PhD

Staff

Michelle Arlotto, PhD

Postdocs / Fellows

Khadar Abdi, PhD

Yann Deleye, PhD

David Elliott, MD, PhD

Jacquelyn Walejko, PhD

Other Research Team Members

Sam Joseph, Undergraduate Student