|Scientist I and Director
Obesity and Metabolism Laboratory
Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA at Tufts University
711 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111-1524
Phone: (617) 556-3144
Fax: (617) 556-3224
|Education||M.D., New York University School of Medicine|
|Research Focus||Obesity, regulation of adipocyte metabolism, insulin resistance, systemic regulation|
|Academic Appointments||Assistant Professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University|
|Selected Professional Affiliations||American Diabetes Association
North American Association for the Study of Obesity
|Board Certification||Internal Medicine
Endocrinology and Metabolism
For more information on Dr. Andrew Greenberg, please visit the USDA, Agricultural Research Service .*
*Links to a federal website (outside Tufts University's website)
Featured HNRCA Research Publications
Miyoshi, H., Perfield, J.W., Souza, S.C., Shen, W., Zhang, H., Stancheva, Z., Kraemer, F.B., Obin, M.S., Greenberg, A.S. Control of Adipose Triglyceride Lipase Action by Serine 517 of Perilipin A Globally Regulates Protein Kinase A-stimulated Lipolysis in Adipocytes. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2007; 282(2): 996-1002.
Souza, S.C., Christoffolete, M.A., Ribeiro, M.O., Miyoshi, H., Strissel, K.J., Stancheva, Z.S., Rogers, N.H., D'Eon, T.M., Perfield, J.W., Imachi, H., Obin, M.S., Bianco, A.C., Greenberg, A.S. Perilipin regulates the thermogenic actions of norepinephrine in brown adipose tissue. Journal of Lipid Research. 2007. 48: 1273-79.
D'Eon, T., Souza, S., Aronovitz, M., Obin, M., Fried, S.K., Greenberg, A.S. Estrogen regulation of adiposity and fuel partitioning: Evidence of genomic and nongenomic regulation of lipogenic and oxidative pathways. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2005. 280(43):35983-35991.
Cinti, S., Mitchell, G., Barbatelli, G., Murano, I., Ceresi, E., Faloia, E., Wang, S., Fortier, M., Greenberg, A.S., Obin, M.S. Adipocyte death defines macrophage localization and function in adipose tissue of obese mice and humans. Journal of Lipid Research. 2005; 46(11):2347-2355.
Qi, L., Corella, D., Sorli, J.V., Portoles, O., Shen, H., Coltell, O., Godoy, D., Greenberg, A.S., Ordovas, J.M. Genetic variation at the perilipin (PLIN) locus is associated with obesity-related phenotypes in White women. Clinical Genetics. 2004. 66(4):299-310.
Other Recent Publications
Kovsan J, Ben-Romano R, Souza SC, Greenberg AS, Rudich A. Regulation of adipocyte lipolysis by degradation of the perilipin protein: nelfinavir enhances lysosome-mediated perilipin proteolysis. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2007;282(30):21704-11.
Pittas AG, Roberts SB, Das SK, Gilhooly CH, Saltzman E, Golden J, Stark PC, Greenberg AS. The effects of the dietary glycemic load on type 2 diabetes risk factors during weight loss. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2006;14(12):2200-9.
Granneman JG, Moore HP, Granneman RL, Greenberg AS, Obin MS, Zhu Z. Analysis of lipolytic protein trafficking and interactions in adipocytes. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2007;282(8):5726-35.
Greenberg AS, Obin MS. Obesity and the role of adipose tissue in inflammation and metabolism. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2006; 83(2):461S-465S.
Pittas AG, Das SK, Hajduk CL, Golden J, Saltzman E, Stark PC, Greenberg AS, Roberts SB. A low-glycemic load diet facilitates greater weight loss in overweight adults with high insulin secretion but not in overweight adults with low insulin secretion in the CALERIE Trial. Diabetes Care. 2005;28(12):2939-41.
Gross DN, Miyoshi H, Hosaka T, Zhang HH, Pino EC, Souza S, Obin M, Greenberg AS, Pilch PF. Dynamics of lipid droplet-associated proteins during hormonally stimulated lipolysis in engineered adipocytes: stabilization and lipid droplet binding of adipocyte differentiation-related protein/adipophilin. Molecular Endocrinology. 2006;20(2):459-66.
Jones CY, Wilson IB, Greenberg AS, Shevitz A, Knox TA, Gorbach SL, Spiegelman D, Jacobson DL, Wanke C. Insulin resistance in HIV-infected men and women in the nutrition for healthy living cohort. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2005;40(2):202-11.
Phillips SA, Choe CC, Ciaraldi TP, Greenberg AS, Kong AP, Baxi SC, Christiansen L, Mudaliar SR, Henry RR. Adipocyte differentiation-related protein in human skeletal muscle: relationship to insulin sensitivity. Obesity Research. 2005;13(8):1321-9.
Corella D, Qi L, Sorli JV, Godoy D, Portoles O, Coltell O, Greenberg AS, Ordovas JM. Obesesubjectscarryingthe11482G>A polymorphism at the perilipin locus are resistant to weight loss after dietary energy restriction. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2005;90(9):5121-6.
Pittas AG, Hariharan R, Stark PC, Hajduk CL, Greenberg AS, Roberts SB. Interstitial glucose level is a significant predictor of energy intake in free-living women with healthy body weight. Journal of Nutrition. 2005;135(5):1070-4.
To see more of Dr. Andrew Greenberg's publications, please visit PubMed and search for "Greenberg AS."