DPP4 action in metabolic disease: Role of GLP-1 and other substrates - Dr. Erin Mulvihill, Heart Institute, University of Ottawa



Start 17 December, 2020, 12 PM

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Erin Mulvihill is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa in the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology and is a Scientist at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. She completed her Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of Western
Ontario with Dr. Murray Huff and her post-doctoral training at Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital with Dr. Daniel Drucker. Dr. Mulvihill established her independent research program in July 2017, and a major focus of her lab is to elucidate
how diabetes contributes to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Mulvihill has been awarded the Diabetes Canada New Investigator Award and a CIHR New Investigator award. Her research program is supported by grants from NSERC, CIHR and CFI.


  1. To understand the role of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 action on the incretin hormones and its significance in type 2 diabetes
  2. To examine the expanding role of dipeptidyl peptidase in liver and cardiovascular disease

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