Jenny Tong, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Member of Duke Molecular Physiology Institute
Campus mail 300 N Duke Street, Bay 49-105, Durham, NC 27701
Email address jenny.tong@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Senior Research Fellow, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition, University of Washington, 2002 - 2007
  • Rsearch Fellow and Scholar, University of Washington, 2002 - 2004
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Medicine, University of California - San Francisco, 1998 - 2001
  • M.P.H., University of Washington, 2004
  • M.D., Guangzhou Medical College (China), 1992

Publications

Douros, JD, Niu, J, Sdao, S, Gregg, T, Fisher-Wellman, K, Bharadwaj, M, Molina, A, Arumugam, R, Martin, M, Petretto, E, Merrins, MJ, Herman, MA, Tong, J, Campbell, J, and D'Alessio, D. "Sleeve gastrectomy rapidly enhances islet function independently of body weight." Jci Insight 4, no. 6 (March 21, 2019).

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30777938
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Gray, SM, Page, LC, and Tong, J. "Ghrelin regulation of glucose metabolism." Journal of Neuroendocrinology (March 8, 2019): e12705-null. (Review)

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30849212
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Rhea, EM, Salameh, TS, Gray, S, Niu, J, Banks, WA, and Tong, J. "Ghrelin transport across the blood-brain barrier can occur independently of the growth hormone secretagogue receptor." Molecular Metabolism 18 (December 2018): 88-96.

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30293893
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Dominguez Gutierrez, G, Kim, J, Lee, A-H, Tong, J, Niu, J, Gray, SM, Wei, Y, Ding, Y, Ni, M, Adler, C, Murphy, AJ, Gromada, J, and Xin, Y. "Gene Signature of the Human Pancreatic ε Cell." Endocrinology 159, no. 12 (December 2018): 4023-4032.

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30380031
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Page, LC, Gastaldelli, A, Gray, SM, D'Alessio, DA, and Tong, J. "Interaction of GLP-1 and Ghrelin on Glucose Tolerance in Healthy Humans." Diabetes 67, no. 10 (October 2018): 1976-1985.

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Douros, JD, Lewis, AG, Smith, EP, Niu, J, Capozzi, M, Wittmann, A, Campbell, J, Tong, J, Wagner, C, Mahbod, P, Seeley, R, and D'Alessio, DA. "Enhanced Glucose Control Following Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Does Not Require a β-Cell Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor." Diabetes 67, no. 8 (August 2018): 1504-1511.

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29759973
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Ingram, JL, McQuade, V, Theriot, B, Niu, J, Daly, J, Wong, J, Tong, J, Tighe, RM, Que, LG, and D'Alessio, D. "Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy in Allergen-Challenged Obese Mice Is Associated with Reduced Airway Resistance and Fibrosis." International Conference of the American-Thoracic-Society. San Diego, CA. May 18, 2018 - May 23, 2018.: AMER THORACIC SOC, January 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Mahbod, P, Smith, EP, Fitzgerald, ME, Morano, RL, Packard, BA, Ghosal, S, Scheimann, JR, Perez-Tilve, D, Herman, JP, and Tong, J. "Desacyl Ghrelin Decreases Anxiety-like Behavior in Male Mice." Endocrinology 159, no. 1 (January 2018): 388-399.

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29155981
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Niu, J, Campbell, J, D'Alessio, DA, and Tong, J. "Ghrelin Suppresses Insulin Secretion More Potently under Low Glucose than High Glucose in Rodents." June 1, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Douros, J, Niu, J, Sdao, S, Gregg, T, Merrins, MJ, Tong, J, Campbell, J, and D'Alessio, DA. "Does Bariatric Surgery Build Better Beta Cells? Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Stimulates Autonomous Improvements to Islet Function in Mice." June 1, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

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