Carol  Huang

Dr. Carol Huang


Associate Professor

Cumming School of Medicine

Associate Member

The Calvin, Phoebe and Joan Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

Child Health & Wellness Researcher

Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute

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Educational Background

B.S. , University of Toronto, 1992

Doctor of Medicine Medicine, University of Toronto, 1996

Doctor of Philosophy Cell Biology, University of Toronto, 2005


Areas of Research


Our lab is interested in understanding the molecular mechanisms that regulate beta cell mass and function, using pregnancy as the model. We have found that intact prolactin receptor (Prlr) signaling is required for normal glucose homeostasis and beta cell mass expansion during pregnancy.

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