GI leader to know: Dr. David Cohen of NewYork-Presbyterian

David E. Cohen, MD, PhD, is a gastroenterologist at New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian.

Dr. Cohen is the chief of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at the Weill department of medicine. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and is a physician scientist who focuses on the molecular regulation of glucose and hepatic lipid metabolism.

Through his research at the Cohen Laboratory, Dr. Cohen discovered small molecular inhibitors of phosphatidylcohline transfer protein, demonstrating how they could increase hepatic insulin sensitivity.

In 2016, he became the editor of Hepatology.

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