David A D'Alessio, MD

Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Member of Duke Molecular Physiology Institute
Campus mail 300 North Duke Street, Durham, NC 27701
Phone (919) 684-4005
Email address david.d'alessio@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Research Fellowship, Metabolism, Endocrinology And Nutrition, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1987 - 1990
  • Resident, Temple University School of Medicine, 1983 - 1986
  • M.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1983

Publications

Encisco, S, Svendsen, B, D'Alessio, DA, and Campbell, J. "Glucagon Stimulates Insulin Secretion through Both Glucagon and GLP-1 Receptors." June 1, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Chatterjee, R, Slentz, CA, Johnson, JL, Lin, PH, Muehlbauer, M, D'Alessio, DA, Svetkey, LP, and Edelman, D. "A Pilot Study of Potassium Supplements on Glucose Metabolism in African-American Adults with Prediabetes." June 1, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Chambers, AP, Sorrell, JE, Haller, A, Roelofs, K, Hutch, CR, Kim, K-S, Gutierrez-Aguilar, R, Li, B, Drucker, DJ, D'Alessio, DA, Seeley, RJ, and Sandoval, DA. "The Role of Pancreatic Preproglucagon in Glucose Homeostasis in Mice." Cell metabolism 25, no. 4 (April 2017): 927-934.e3.

PMID
28325479
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Campbell, JE, and D'Alessio, DA. "DREADDing proglucagon neurons: a fresh look at metabolic regulation by the brain." The Journal of clinical investigation 127, no. 3 (March 2017): 793-795.

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28218623
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Zhang, CJ, Bidlingmaier, M, Altaye, M, Page, LC, D'Alessio, D, Tschöp, MH, and Tong, J. "Acute administration of acyl, but not desacyl ghrelin, decreases blood pressure in healthy humans." European journal of endocrinology 176, no. 2 (February 2017): 123-132.

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27913606
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Ghosal, S, Packard, AEB, Mahbod, P, McKlveen, JM, Seeley, RJ, Myers, B, Ulrich-Lai, Y, Smith, EP, D'Alessio, DA, and Herman, JP. "Disruption of Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Signaling in Sim1 Neurons Reduces Physiological and Behavioral Reactivity to Acute and Chronic Stress." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 37, no. 1 (January 2017): 184-193.

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28053040
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Cefalu, WT, Boulton, AJ, Tamborlane, WV, Moses, RG, LeRoith, D, Greene, EL, Hu, FB, Bakris, G, Wylie-Rosett, J, Rosenstock, J, Kahn, SE, Weinger, K, Blonde, L, de Groot, M, Rich, S, D’Alessio, D, Reynolds, L, and Riddle, MC. "Diabetes Care : “Taking It to the Limit One More Time”." Diabetes Care 40, no. 1 (January 2017): 3-6.

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Myers, MG. "A Few Words of Introduction From Your New Diabetes Editorial Board." Diabetes 66, no. 1 (January 2017): 3-4.

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27999098
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Luginbuhl, KM, Schaal, JL, Umstead, B, Mastria, EM, Li, X, Banskota, S, Arnold, S, Feinglos, M, D'Alessio, D, and Chilkoti, A. "One-week glucose control via zero-order release kinetics from an injectable depot of glucagon-like peptide-1 fused to a thermosensitive biopolymer." Nature biomedical engineering 1 (January 2017).

PMID
29062587
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Wysham, C, Guerci, B, D'Alessio, D, Jia, N, and Botros, FT. "Baseline factors associated with glycaemic response to treatment with once-weekly dulaglutide in patients with type 2 diabetes." Diabetes, obesity & metabolism 18, no. 11 (November 2016): 1138-1142.

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27265893
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