Melissa G. Farb, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine

PhD, University of Illinois




Melissa Farb, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. For her research, she has received two grants and since 2011 she has been a member of both the American Heart Association and the Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center. Throughout her career, she has trained research assistants, mentored graduate students, and taught courses. She has received the Warren Palmer Award for Outstanding PhD student in College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois, multiple travel grants, and was a finalist for the Samuel A. Levine Young Clinical Investigator Award.

Member
Boston University
Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute




Determinants of obesity-related insulin resistance
02/01/2017 - 01/31/2022 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
5K23HL135394-05

Vascular Insulin Resistance in Human Obesity
07/01/2012 - 06/30/2014 (PI)
American Heart Association




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  1. Gokce N, Karki S, Dobyns A, Zizza E, Sroczynski E, Palmisano JN, Mazzotta C, Hamburg NM, Pernar LI, Carmine B, Carter CO, LaValley M, Hess DT, Apovian CM, Farb MG. Association of Bariatric Surgery With Vascular Outcomes. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Jul 01; 4(7):e2115267.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34251443; PMCID: PMC8276087; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.15267;
     
  2. Mazzotta C, Basu S, Gower AC, Karki S, Farb MG, Sroczynski E, Zizza E, Sarhan A, Pande AN, Walsh K, Dobrilovic N, Gokce N. Perivascular Adipose Tissue Inflammation in Ischemic Heart Disease. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2021 03; 41(3):1239-1250.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33504180; PMCID: PMC7904602; DOI: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.120.315865;
     
  3. Karki S, Farb MG, Sharma VM, Jash S, Zizza EJ, Hess DT, Carmine B, Carter CO, Pernar LI, Apovian CM, Puri V, Gokce N. Fat-Specific Protein 27 Regulation of Vascular Function in Human Obesity. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 06 04; 8(11):e011431.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31433737; PMCID: PMC6585348; DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.118.011431;
     
  4. Ngo DTM, Sverdlov AL, Karki S, Macartney-Coxson D, Stubbs RS, Farb MG, Carmine B, Hess DT, Colucci WS, Gokce N. Oxidative modifications of mitochondrial complex II are associated with insulin resistance of visceral fat in obesity. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2019 02 01; 316(2):E168-E177.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30576243; PMCID: PMC6397365; DOI: 10.1152/ajpendo.00227.2018;
     
  5. Zuriaga MA, Fuster JJ, Farb MG, MacLauchlan S, Bretón-Romero R, Karki S, Hess DT, Apovian CM, Hamburg NM, Gokce N, Walsh K. Activation of non-canonical WNT signaling in human visceral adipose tissue contributes to local and systemic inflammation. Sci Rep. 2017 12 11; 7(1):17326.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29229927; PMCID: PMC5725530; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-17509-5;
     
  6. Farb MG, Park SY, Karki S, Gokce N. Assessment of Human Adipose Tissue Microvascular Function Using Videomicroscopy. J Vis Exp. 2017 Sep 29; (127).View Related Profiles. PMID: 28994775; PMCID: PMC5737736; DOI: 10.3791/56079;
     
  7. Karki S, Ngo DTM, Farb MG, Park SY, Saggese SM, Hamburg NM, Carmine B, Hess DT, Walsh K, Gokce N. WNT5A regulates adipose tissue angiogenesis via antiangiogenic VEGF-A165b in obese humans. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Jul 01; 313(1):H200-H206.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28411232; PMCID: PMC6148084; DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.00776.2016;
     
  8. Farb MG, Karki S, Park SY, Saggese SM, Carmine B, Hess DT, Apovian C, Fetterman JL, Bretón-Romero R, Hamburg NM, Fuster JJ, Zuriaga MA, Walsh K, Gokce N. WNT5A-JNK regulation of vascular insulin resistance in human obesity. Vasc Med. 2016 Dec; 21(6):489-496.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27688298; PMCID: PMC5491334; DOI: 10.1177/1358863X16666693;
     
  9. Fetterman JL, Holbrook M, Flint N, Feng B, Bret?n-Romero R, Linder EA, Berk BD, Duess MA, Farb MG, Gokce N, Shirihai OS, Hamburg NM, Vita JA. Restoration of autophagy in endothelial cells from patients with diabetes mellitus improves nitric oxide signaling. Atherosclerosis. 2016 Apr; 247:207-17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26926601; PMCID: PMC4913892; DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2016.01.043;
     
  10. Bretón-Romero R, Feng B, Holbrook M, Farb MG, Fetterman JL, Linder EA, Berk BD, Masaki N, Weisbrod RM, Inagaki E, Gokce N, Fuster JJ, Walsh K, Hamburg NM. Endothelial Dysfunction in Human Diabetes Is Mediated by Wnt5a-JNK Signaling. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2016 Mar; 36(3):561-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26800561; PMCID: PMC4913891; DOI: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.115.306578;
     
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