Undergraduate education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS, 1994

Years in MSTP



Biochemistry, 2001


Alan Attie, PhD

Thesis title

Molecular Determinants of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus


University of Washington, Medicine


Pulmonary and critical care medicine, University of Washington

Current position

Clinical practitioner, pulmonary medicine, Polyclinic Madison Center

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PhD publications

Flowers JB, Oler AT, Nadler ST, Choi Y, Schueler KL, Yandell BS, Kendziorski CM, Attie AD. Abdominal obesity in BTBR male mice is associated with peripheral but not hepatic insulin resistance. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Mar;292(3):E936-45. Epub 2006 Nov 28. PubMed PMID: 17132824.

Clee SM, Nadler ST, Attie AD. Genetic and genomic studies of the BTBR ob/ob mouse model of type 2 diabetes. Am J Ther. 2005 Nov-Dec;12(6):491-8. PMID:16280642.

Lan H, Stoehr JP, Nadler ST, Schueler KL, Yandell BS, Attie AD. Dimension reduction for mapping mRNA abundance as quantitative traits. Genetics. 2003 Aug;164(4):1607-14. PMID: 12930764; PMCID: PMC1462655.

Lan H, Rabaglia ME, Stoehr JP, Nadler ST, Schueler KL, Zou F, Yandell BS, Attie AD. Gene expression profiles of nondiabetic and diabetic obese mice suggest a role of hepatic lipogenic capacity in diabetes susceptibility. Diabetes. 2003 Mar;52(3):688-700. PMID: 12606510.

Nadler ST, Stoehr JP, Rabaglia ME, Schueler KL, Birnbaum MJ, Attie AD. Normal Akt/PKB with reduced PI3K activation in insulin-resistant mice. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Dec;281(6):E1249-54. PMID: 11701440.

Nadler ST, Attie AD. Please pass the chips: genomic insights into obesity and diabetes. J Nutr. 2001 Aug;131(8):2078-81. PMID: 11481397.

Stoehr JP, Nadler ST, Schueler KL, Rabaglia ME, Yandell BS, Metz SA, Attie AD. Genetic obesity unmasks nonlinear interactions between murine type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci. Diabetes. 2000 Nov;49(11):1946-54. PMID: 11078464.

Nadler ST, Stoehr JP, Schueler KL, Tanimoto G, Yandell BS, Attie AD. The expression of adipogenic genes is decreased in obesity and diabetes mellitus. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2000 Oct 10;97(21):11371-6. PMID: 11027337; PMCID: PMC17207.