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Ahmed Bettaieb

Assistant Professor


Genetics, Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases

My research focuses on the molecular and genetic mechanisms contributing to the development of metabolic diseases including obesity, diabetes, chronic inflammation and cardiovascular diseases.  The main goal of this research is to exploit novel therapeutic strategies aiming at reducing the overall burden of these diseases.  This is achieved using cellular, biochemical, gene knockout and system biology approaches (for more information please visit the laboratory website.

Bettaieb Lab

Ongoing Research Support
NIH-K99-R00 National Institute of Health (Bettaieb, A) 9/01/2013– 8/31/2018
Metabolic functions of adipose pyruvate kinase M2
The major goal of this project is to determine the physiological roles of PKM2 in adipose tissue.



2011       Post-Doc, University of California-Davis, Davis, CA,

               Obesity, Diabetes, Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases

2009       PhD, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal Canada,


2004       MS, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal Canada,


2001       BS, Faculty of Center, Monastir, Tunisia,

               Reproductive Biology

Curriculum Vitae


Complete list of publications available here.

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