Max C. Petersen, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
Max Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., is an endocrinology fellow in the Physician-Scientist Training Program at Washington University in St. Louis. He is an aspiring clinical investigator interested in mechanisms of insulin resistance and obesity-associated metabolic diseases. His Ph.D. training, in the laboratory of Gerald Shulman, M.D., Ph.D. at Yale, was focused on mechanisms of lipid-induced hepatic insulin resistance in preclinical model systems. As a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Samuel Klein, M.D. at Washington University, he is performing clinical-translational research examining the metabolic response to human obesity.