John A. Corbett, PhD

Chairman and professor, Biochemistry, Medical College of Wisconsin



  • Biochemistry

Study interests

  • Function and survival of Pancreatic beta cells in Type 1 and 2 diabetes


  • Doctorate, Utah State University, Logan, UT, 1990

Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of Biochemistry
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 955-8768
Fax: (414) 955-6510

Education and awards

  • Greenwood Award (top Biochemistry Graduate Student, Utah State University), 1990
  • Individual National Research Service Award (NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship), 1994
  • Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Career Development Award, 1999
  • Scientific Advisory Board: International Conference on Nitric Oxide, 2000, 2002, 2004
  • Nancy R. and Eugene C. Gwaltney Family Endowed Chair in Juvenile Diabetes Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2007

Research and publications

  • Biochemical Mechanism of ®-cell Destruction, National Institutes of Health, NIH, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Disease, NIDDK, principal investigator
  • Mechanisms of Viral-induced ®-cell Damage, National Institutes of Health, NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIAID, principal investigator