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Researcher Directory

Christoph Buettner, MD, PhD

Full Member, Cancer Metabolism and Immunology

Member since 2020

Academic Appointment

Professor of Medicine and Chancellor Scholar
Endocrinology, Metabolism & Nutrition
Department of Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


  • Chief, Division of Endocrinology
  • Vice Chair for Basic Research

Research Interests

  • Crosstalk between metabolic control and inflammatory signaling as determinants of a tumorigenic environment
  • Role of the sympathetic nervous system and impaired brain control of metabolism in driving obesity-associated increase in cancer risk
  • Role of lipolysis in driving tumorigenesis.

Selected Publications

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