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Daisy Sahoo, PhD

Daisy Sahoo, PhD

Daisy Sahoo, PhD

Vice Chair for Research, Division of Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine; Professor, Medicine (Endocrinology); Secondary Faculty in Biochemistry and Pharmacology and Toxicology

Locations

  • Health Research Center
    H4930

Contact Information

General Interests

Endocrine Pharmacology

Education

PhD, Biochemistry, University of Alberta, 2001

Biography

Dr. Sahoo received her Bachelor of Science (Honors) degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ottawa (Canada) in 1995 and her Doctorate degree in Biochemistry from the University of Alberta (Canada) in 2001, where she applied fluorescence methodologies to study protein conformation. She pursued her postdoctoral work at Stony Brook University where she began her studies of SR-BI, the receptor for high density lipoprotein, HDL, or the “good cholesterol”. Dr. Sahoo joined the MCW faculty in 2007 and is currently Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Medicine. She also holds secondary appointments in the Departments of Biochemistry and Pharmacology & Toxicology. Dr. Sahoo is a member of MCW’s Cardiovascular Center, and is actively involved with the activities and leadership of the American Heart Association. Dr. Sahoo has had a long-standing interest in the role that scavenger receptors play in lipoprotein metabolism and diseases that include atherosclerosis, diabetes and obesity.

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