Medical School or Training
Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center, 1987
University of California, Internal Medicine, CA, 1989
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, University of Chicago, 1992
Fellow, American College of Endocrinology
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Molecular and cell biology of insulin resistance, lipid and glucose metabolism, nuclear hormone receptors and stem cell biology.
As director of the Michigan Metabolomics and Obesity Center, Dr. Charles F. Burant facilitates the network of obesity related researchers on the U-M campus which results in enhancing collaborative studies and speeding the translation of basic science findings into clinically useful therapies for metabolic diseases including obesity, Type 2 diabetes and related metabolic disorders.
Dr. Burant earned both his medical degree and doctorate of philosophy in molecular and cellular biology from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. His internship and residency were served at the University of California, San Francisco, and he completed his fellowship in the Department of Medicine, Endocrinology Section at the University of Chicago. He joined the University of Michigan faculty in 1999.