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Dr Pessin

PhD, Chair of Scientific & Clinical Advisory Board

Dr. Pessin is the Judy R. & Alfred A. Rosenberg Professorial Chair in Diabetes Research and Director of the Diabetes Research Center, Department of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

​He also serves as Professor in the Departments of Medicine (Endocrinology) and Molecular Pharmacology.​

Dr. Pessin directs the Einstein-Mount Sinai Diabetes Research Center, one of only sixteen NIH-funded diabetes centers of its kind in the country.

​He guides the research of more than 90 scientists investigating type 1 (formerly juvenile) and type 2 (formerly adult-onset) diabetes. 

Dr. Pessin is associate editor of Diabetes, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Diabetes Association, and the former editor-in-chief of Endocrinology and the American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. He has received the Eli Lilly Outstanding Investigator Award of the American Diabetes Association and the Mary Jane Kugel Award of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International.