Simon J. Pilkis Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
Simon J. Pilkis Biographical File
Date
1996 - 1996
Extent
0.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Biographical file includes an article and two negatives.

Preferred Citation

Pilkis, Simon J. (1942-1995). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Simon J. Pilkis, M.D., Ph.D., was an internationally recognized authority on the regulation of hepatic glucose metabolism and on the role glucokinase plays in mediating glucose-stimulated insulin secretion by the pancreatic b-cells. A graduate of the University of Chicago Medical School, Pilkis was a member of the Vanderbilt medical faculty from 1972-1986. He served as professor of physiology.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Physiology
  • VUMC History

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