Peter Havel

Professor

Departments

Nutrition
VM Molecular Biosciences

Offices and Labs

Room 1093, Haring Hall
752-3114

Profile Introduction

Endocrine regulation of energy homeostasis, adipocyte metabolism, pathophysiology of diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease

Degrees

1994 DVM Veternary Medicine University of California, Davis
1994 PhD Endocrinology University of California, Davis
1988 BS Zoology University of Washington

Research Interests

Endocrine regulation of energy homeostasis, adipocyte metabolism, pathophysiology of diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease

Awards

2003- Academic Federation Award for Excellence in Research, Academic Federation Committee on Research, University of California, Davis.
2000- Shih-Chun Wang Award from the American Physiological Society for excellence in physiology research.
1999- Outstanding Investigator Award, American Federation for Medical Research
2006- Panamerican Nutrition Award for original research in the area of Human Nutrition from Grupo Bimbo Panamerico.
2009- Pfizer Visiting Professor in Obesity, University of Colorado, Denver

Department and Center Affiliations

Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Nutrition

ProfessionalSocieties

American Physiological Society
American Diabetes Association
The Endocrine Society
North American Assocation for the Study of Obesity
European Association for the Study of Diabetes
American Society for Nutritional Sciences
American Society for Clinical Nutrition

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology

Specialties / Focus

Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology
  • Comparative Physiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Domestic Animal Physiology
  • Systemic Physiology
  • Metabolic Physiology
  • Cellular Physiology

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Graduate Group in Nutrition

Teaching Interests

Graduate and undergraduate pharmacology, endocrinology, physiological chemistry, and systemic physiology, especially endocrine and metabolic physiology with particular interest in mentoring graduate and professional students in investigative research.

Publications

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  • Stanhope, Kimber L and Peter J. Havel. Fructose Consumption: Potential Mechanisms for its Effects to Increase Visceral Adiposity and Induce Dyslipidemia and Insulin Resistance. Current Opinion in Lipidology 19: 16-24, 2008.
  • Swarbrick, Michael M. and Peter J. Havel. Physiological, pharmacological, and nutritional regulation of circulating adiponectin concentrations in humans. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders 6: 87-102, 2008.
  • Swarbrick, Michael M., Iselin T. Austrheim-Smith, Kimber L. Stanhope, Marta D. Van Loan, Mohamed R. Ali, Bruce M. Wolfe, and Peter J. Havel. Longitudinal changes of pancreatic and adipocyte hormones following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Diabetologia, 51: 1901-1911, 2008.
  • Cummings, Bethany P. Erin K. Digitale, Kimber L. Stanhope, James L. Graham, Steven C. Griffen, and Peter J. Havel. Development and Characterization of a Novel Rodent Model of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: The UC Davis Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (UCD-T2DM) Rat. Am. J. Physiol. (Regul. Integrative Comp. Physiol.) 285: R1782-R1793, 2008.
  • Stanhope, Kimber L., Steven C. Griffen, Brandi Bair, Michael M. Swarbrick, Nancy L. Keim, and Peter J. Havel. Twenty-four hour endocrine and metabolic profiles following consumption of high fructose corn syrup-, sucrose- fructose-, and glucose-sweetened beverages with meals. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 87: 1194-1203, 2008.
  • Swarbrick, Michael M., Kimber L. Stanhope, Sharon S. Elliott, James L. Graham, Ronald M. Krauss, Mark P. Christiansen, Steven C. Griffen, Nancy L. Keim and Peter J. Havel. Consumption of fructose-sweetened beverages for 10 weeks increases postprandial triacylgylcerol and apolipoprotein-B concentrations in overweight/obese women. Br. J Nutr. 100: 947-952, 2008.
  • Adams, Sean H., Kimber L. Stanhope, Ryan W. Grant, Bethany P. Cummings, and Peter J. Havel. Metabolic and endocrine profiles in response to systemic infusion of fructose and glucose in rhesus macaques. Endocrinology 149: 3002-3008, 2008.
  • Swarbrick, Michael M., Iselin Austrheim-Smith, Kimber L. Stanhope, Marta Van Loan, Mohamed Ali, Bruce Wolfe, and Peter J. Havel. Circulating concentrations of high molecular weight adiponectin multimers increase following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Diabetologia 49: 2552-2558, 2006.
  • Havel, Peter J. Dietary Fructose: Implication for Dysregulation of Energy Homeostasis and Lipid/Carbohydrate Metabolism. Nutrition Reviews. 63: 133-157, 2005.
  • Teff, Karen, Sharon S. Elliott, Matthias Tschoep, Timothy J. Kieffer, Daniel Rader, Mark Heiman, Raymond R. Townsend, Nancy L. Keim, David DAlessio and Peter J. Havel. Dietary fructose reduces circulating insulin and leptin, attenuates postprandial suppression of ghrelin and increases triglycerides in women. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 89: 2963-2972, 2004.
  • Havel. Peter J. Update on Adipocyte Hormones: Regulation of Energy Balance and Carbohydrate/ Lipid Metabolism. Diabetes 53 (Suppl. 1):S143-S151, 2004.
  • Stanhope, Kimber L., Steven C. Griffen, Brandi Bair, Michael M. Swarbrick, Nancy L. Keim, and Peter J. Havel. Twenty-four hour endocrine and metabolic profiles following consumption of high fructose corn syrup-, sucrose- fructose-, and glucose-sweetened beverages with meals. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 87: 1194-1203, 2008.
  • Stanhope, Kimber L., Nancy L. Keim, Steven C. Griffen, Andrew A. Bremer, James L. Graham, Bonnie Hatcher, Chad Cox, John P. McGahan, Anthony Seibert, Ronald M. Krauss Sally Chiu, Ernst J. Schaefer, Masumi Ai, Seiko Otokozawa, Katsuyuki Nakajima, Takamitsu Nakano, Carine Beysen, Jean Marc Schwarz, Marc K. Hellerstein, Lars Berglund, and Peter J. Havel. Effects of consuming fructose- or glucose-sweetened beverages for 10 weeks on lipids, insulin sensitivity, and adiposity. J. Clin. Invest. 119: 1322-1344, 2009.