Bethany P. Cummings

Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine

Contact Information

T3 014A Veterinary Research Tower, Box 16
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 253-3552

Bethany P. Cummings

Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine

Expertise

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

Distinction

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

Selected Publications

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.

Cornell Research Website Article

Finding New Targets for Diabetes Treatment