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Faculty Detail    
Name JOSE R FERNANDEZ
 
Campus Address WEBB 522 Zip 3360
Phone 205-934-2029
E-mail jose@uab.edu
Other websites http://main.uab.edu/shrp/default.aspx?pid=79541
     


Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Center  Arthritis & Musculoskeletal Diseases Center  Arthritis & Musculoskeletal Diseases Center
Center  Center for Aging  COMPREHENSIVE CTR FOR HEALTHY AGING
Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center
Center  Medicine  Comprehensive Diabetes Ctr
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Ctr for Clinical & Translational Sci
Center  Medicine  Ctr Cardiovasc Bio
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Minority Health & Research Center

Graduate Biomedical Sciences Affiliations
Genetics and Genomic Sciences 
Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine 

Research/Clinical Interest
Title
Genetic basis for racial/ethnic differences in obesity and metabolic outcomes
Description
Population genetics. Identification of genes influencing obesity and metabolic outcomes in the population with an interest in ethnic/racial communities. Obesity, nutrition and body composition

Keywords
obesity, nutriton, genetics, genetic admixture, racial disparities