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John A. Corbett

Chair and Professor
Medical College of Wisconsin
United States of America


John A. Corbett received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Saint Norbert in 1985 and his Doctorate in Biochemistry from Utah State University in 1990. He performed postdoctoral studies at Washington University School of Medicine in the Department of Pathology from 1990-94. In 1995 Dr. Corbett joined Saint Louis University as an Assistant Professor in Biochemistry and rose to the rank of Professor in 2005. In 2007, Dr. Corbett joined the University of Alabama at Birmingham as the Nancy R. and Eugene C. Gwaltney Family Endowed Chair in Juvenile Diabetes Research, Professor in Medicine, and Director of The Comprehensive Diabetes Center. Dr. Corbett joined the faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2010.

Research Interest

Diabetes Chemistry


  • Oleson BJ, Broniowska KA, Naatz A, Hogg N, Tarakanova VL, Corbett JA. Nitric Oxide Suppresses β-Cell Apoptosis by Inhibiting the DNA Damage Response. Mol Cell Biol. 2016 Aug 01;36(15):2067-77.

  • Hye Khan MA, Hwang SH, Sharma A, Corbett JA, Hammock BD, Imig JD. A dual COX-2/sEH inhibitor improves the metabolic profile and reduces kidney injury in Zucker diabetic fatty rat. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2016 Sep;125:40-7.

  • Kropp EM, Broniowska KA, Waas M, Nycz A, Corbett JA, Gundry RL. Cardiomyocyte Differentiation Promotes Cell Survival During Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase Inhibition Through Increased Maintenance of Cellular Energy Stores. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2017 Apr;6(4):1191-1201.

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