Montefiore Einstein Department of Medicine

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Dr. Preeti Kishore, M.B.B.S.,  M.S.

Preeti Kishore, M.B.B.S., M.S.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Professional Interests

Dr. Preeti Kishore is an Associate Professor in the Division of Endocrinology.  She is the site director for the Montefiore Einstein Endocrinology Fellowship Program at Jacobi Medical Center one of the 4 hospitals that fellows rotate through. As Chief of the Endocrinology Division at Jacobi she is responsible for the clinical endocrine inpatient and outpatient operations at Jacobi. She actively participates in the teaching of endocrinology fellows, Internal Medicine residents and Einstein medical students. Her education philosophy is to empower learners to drive their own educational goals/learning. She is interested in the use of diabetes technology to manage low health literacy patients with diabetes. Her research interest has been in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and the Insulin resistance syndrome. She has investigated the pathogenic role of free fatty acids in various aspects of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, particularly the role they play in regulating “glucose effectiveness”. She is also interested in the role of adipose tissue inflammation in the pathogenesis of the metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance. As an extension to her interest in adipose inflammation, she has investigated the role of vitamin D deficiency in Type 2 diabetes and whether it may regulate adipose inflammation/fibrosis. Dr. Kishore is the recipient of the prestigious Henry Christian Award of the American Federation of Medical Research and several teaching/advising awards.

Selected Publications

Esterson YB, Carey M, Boucai L, Goyal A, Raghavan P, Zhang K, Mehta D, Feng D, Wu L, Kehlenbrink S, Koppaka S, Kishore P, Hawkins M.Central Regulation of Glucose Production May Be Impaired in Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes. 2016 Sep;65(9):2569-79

Kishore P, Boucai L, Zhang K, Li W, Koppaka S, Kehlenbrink S, Schiwek A, Esterson YB, Mehta D, Bursheh S, Su Y, Gutierrez-Juarez R, Muzumdar R, Schwartz GJ, Hawkins M. Activation of K(ATP) channels suppresses glucose production in humans. J Clin Invest. 2011 Dec;121(12):4916-20

Kishore P, Li W, Tonelli J, Lee DE, Koppaka S, Zhang K, Lin Y, Kehlenbrink S, Scherer PE, Hawkins M. Adipocyte-derived factors potentiate nutrient-induced production of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 by macrophages. Sci Transl Med. 2010 Feb 24;2(20):20ra15.

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