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Franck Mauvais-Jarvis

Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, MD, PhD

Influences of biological sex and sex hormones in metabolic disease

Dr. Mauvais-Jarvis’ funded research program encompasses basic, translational and clinical research on the influence of biological sex in diabetes and obesity, as well as the therapeutic effects of estrogens and androgens in metabolic disease in menopausal women and androgen-deficient men. These studies extent to the influence of sex, diabetes and obesity in COVID-19 pathogenesis and the potential immunomodulatory role of estrogens in COVID-19 severity.

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