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

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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30065032
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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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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

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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Ma, W, Huang, T, Heianza, Y, Wang, T, Sun, D, Tong, J, Williamson, DA, Bray, GA, Sacks, FM, and Qi, L. "Genetic Variations of Circulating Adiponectin Levels Modulate Changes in Appetite in Response to Weight-Loss Diets." The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 102, no. 1 (January 2017): 316-325.

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27841942
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Peterson, CM, Tissot, AM, Matthews, A, Hillman, JB, Peugh, JL, Rawers, E, Tong, J, and Mitan, L. "Impact of short-term refeeding on appetite and meal experiences in new onset adolescent eating disorders." Appetite 105 (October 2016): 298-305.

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27263068
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Feo, CV, Portinari, M, Maestroni, U, Del Rio, P, Severi, S, Viani, L, Pravisani, R, Soliani, G, Zatelli, MC, Ambrosio, MR, Tong, J, Terrosu, G, and Bresadola, V. "Applicability of laparoscopic approach to the resection of large adrenal tumours: a retrospective cohort study on 200 patients." Surgical endoscopy 30, no. 8 (August 2016): 3532-3540.

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26541739
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Tong, J, and Mauvais-Jarvis, F. "The D-Day of ghrelin." Molecular metabolism 5, no. 7 (July 2016): 433-434.

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27408768
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