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University of Colorado Denver


Nancy West, PhD 

Senior Instructor 

Research Interests:
  • Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Obesity and cardiometabolic diseases 
  • Perinatal epidemiology
  • Epigenetics and chronic disease
  • Alzheimer's disease

    Current Research Projects:
  • DNA methylation patterns and the pathogenesis of Type 1 diabetes
  •  Hypertensive diseases of pregnancy
  • Pathogenesis of preterm birth
  • Pediatric clinical epidemiology of muscular dystrophy
  • Diabetes in older adults and cognitive functioning
  • Education:
  • Utah State University, Utah, BS, Nutrition
  • Utah State University, Utah, MS, Statistics, 1993
  • University of Michigan, Michigan, PhD, Epidemiological Science, 2006
  • University of Colorado Denver

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