Diversity in Life Sciences

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Xavier Revelo, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Minnesota

Dr. Xavier Revelo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology and Center for Immunology at the University of Minnesota. His laboratory studies the role of the immune system and inflammation in the pathophysiology of cardio-metabolic diseases. Dr. Revelo has a broad background in metabolism, physiology, and immunology and expertise in metabolic inflammation. He trained in the field of immunometabolism where he studied immune mediators of insulin resistance. Since starting his laboratory in 2018, he leads NIH-funded research investigating the mechanisms by which immune cells promote cardio-metabolic diseases such as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, insulin resistance, and heart failure. Dr. Revelo is an avid long-distance runner who trains year-round for the marathon distance.

Research Area(s):

Metabolic Disease

Mentor: Yibin Wang, PhD

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