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Joseph  Majzoub, MD

Joseph Majzoub, MD
Program:
Neurobiology Program
Department:
Medicine Research
Division
Endocrinology Research
Hospital Title:
Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Academic Title:
Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Research Focus Area:
Stress responses in physiology and disease
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Research Overview

The ultimate goals of Joseph Majzoub's work are to understand how various stresses affect health.

The specific aims of the Majzoub laboratory's studies are to analyze beneficial and detrimental effects, and the regulation of, the mammalian stress response, particularly within the brain. Current research focuses on the behavioral and neuroendocrine roles of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), the regulation of CRH gene transcription by silencing factors, and the role of Mrap2 to modulate energy balance during stress, both in the fetus and postnatally.

About Joseph Majzoub

Joseph Majzoub received his MD from Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a fellowship in Adult Endocrinology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

He is the recipient of several teaching awards, including the A. Clifford Barger Award for Excellence in Mentoring from Harvard Medical School and the 2002 Irving M. London Teaching Award from Harvard Medical School-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Health Sciences Technology (HST) Program.

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