Shakun Karki

Instructor, Medicine

  • Title Instructor, Medicine
  • Office 72 E. Concord St Evans Building
  • Phone 617.638.8791
  • Education Boston University School of Medicine, PhD
    University of New Hampshire, MSc
    Tribhuvan University, BSc
  • Faculty Profile

Obesity represents the largest preventable health care problem in the United States. More than two third of deaths related to obesity worldwide are from cardiovascular cause. Pathological mechanisms that connect obesity with cardiovascular are incompletely understood. Dr. Karki’s research interests focuses on understanding the mechanisms of obesity induced diseases, including endothelial and vascular dysfunction, insulin-resistance and cardiovascular disease.

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