Jennifer L Larsen, MD

Univ of Nebraska Med Ctr
Vice Chancellor of Research

Biographical Sketch:
Larsen trained at U of Iowa, U of Utah and NIH before joining the faculty as Doctor at University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1987. She holds the Morton and Louise Degen Professorship and is Vice Chancellor for Research. Her research has focused on the metabolic consequences of kidney and pancreas transplantation, particularly the role of nontraditional risk factors in vascular disease progression. She is co-author of the American Diabetes Association's position statement on Islet, Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation and has participated in consensus guidelines concerning the evaluation and care of transplant patients.She is a past member of the Endocrine Society National Council, is a member of the editorial board for Endocrine Reviews, and a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Endocrine Self Assessment Program.
Papers:
Pioglitazone Improves Tacrolimus Induced Reproductive Dysfunction
S58 Glycemic Control in the Hospital: Special Considerations
S58-3 Glycemic Control after Organ Transplantation