Philip A Kern, MD
Year elected: 1992
Current membership category: Senior
Professor of Medicine
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine
900 S Limestone Street
CTW 521A
Lexington, KY 40536-0200
United States of America
Phone: 859.323.4933
Facsimile: 859.257.3646

Biographical statement

I have studied adipose and muscle biology and am engaged in both basic and clinical research related to obesity, adipose biology, metabolic syndrome, lipid metabolism, diabetes and insulin resistance.  Current leadership positions include the directorship of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), which houses the CTSA, and Associate Provost for Clinical and Translational Science.

Institutional affiliations

University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Primary)
Dr. Kern is serving as the ASCI's Institutional Representative.


Molecular Biology

Positions held

Center Director
Research Director