Janice Huss, Ph.D., is associate professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology within the Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute at City of Hope. Her findings revealing the connection between the ERR family of nuclear receptors and metabolism has helped to open new lines of scientific inquiry.
Dr. Huss has received the American Diabetes Association’s Innovative Basic Science Award. She is a member of the editorial board of Frontiers in Endocrinology’s Molecular and Structural Endocrinology section. Deeply committed to the training and mentorship of the next generation of scientists, Dr. Huss is a longtime instructor and admission committee member for City of Hope’s Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences. She also serves on the advisory committee for the Postdoctoral Training Office.
Dr. Huss joined City of Hope in 2006 from the faculty of Washington University School of Medicine, where she previously held a postdoctoral fellowship pursuing research into nuclear receptors whose action affect the cardiovascular system. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her B.S. from Truman State University.