Bethany P. Cummings
Metabolic physiology; endocrinology; bariatric surgery
Current Research Interest
The role of glucagon-like peptide-1 in alpha cell biology; hepatic and gut microbial bile acid metabolism; using rodent models to understand the mechanisms driving the metabolic benefits of bariatric surgery
Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award
Schwartz Research Fund for Women and Underrepresented Faculty in the Life Sciences Award
President’s Council of Cornell Women Affinito-Stewart Award
Garibay, Darline, Jon Lou, Seon A. Lee, Karolina E. Zaborska, Margot H. Weissman, Erica Sloma, Leanne Donahue, Andrew D. Miller, Andrew C. White, M. Dodson Michael, Kyle W. Sloop, and Bethany P. Cummings. “β-cell GLP-1R Signaling Alters α-cell Proglucagon Processing after Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy in Mice.” Cell Reports 23 (2018): 967–973.
McGavigan, Anne K., Darline Garibay, Zachariah M. Henseler, Jack Chen, Ahmed Bettaieb, Fawaz G. Haj, Ruth E. Ley, Michael L. Chouinard, and Bethany P. Cummings. “TGR5 Contributes to Glucoregulatory Improvements after Sleeve Gastrectomy in Mice.” Gut 66 (2017): 226–234.