Alireza Arefzadeh

Alireza Arefzadeh
Islamic Azad University Tehran Medical Branch · Endocrinology

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MD

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January 2011 - January 2012
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Position
  • Research Associate
January 2004 - February 2015
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Position
  • Medical Doctor, Researcher

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Obesity related conditions, predominantly fatty-liver, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, constitute significant health issues in the western world. Therefore there is a necessity to decipher pathological processes caused by obesity in order to develop strategies to amelioration the resulting burden to healthcare. Towards this we have identified a role for the immune protein kinase R (PKR) in modulating obesity-related conditions in a murine model of diet-induced obesity. A project exists to investigate the relative contribution of the different PKR-dependent effectors of metabolic disease that have been identified to date