Michael Radin, MD
Attending Physician- Winthrop Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Faculty Practice
Academic Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Medicine SUNY Stony Brook
1300 Franklin Avenue, suite ML6, Garden City, NY 11530
Dr. Radin earned his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He subsequently completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital/Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Radin completed his fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Pittsburgh. While there, he conducted research in the laboratory of Dr. Robert O'Doherty. His research involved investigating the biochemical mechanisms by which fatty acids induce insulin resistance in skeletal muscle in type II diabetes mellitus. Dr. Radin was invited to present his research as an oral abstract presentation at the 2005 annual scientific sessions of the American Diabetes Association.
Upon completing his fellowship training, Dr. Radin went on to join the Endocrine Division at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. While there, he treated patients at the Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate located at the hospital. In addition to patient care, Dr. Radin participated as an investigator in several diabetes clinical research trials, and served as the medical director of an innovative Joslin Affiliate program treating diabetes at a long-term care and skilled rehabilitation facility. During this time period, Dr. Radin was also appointed Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Connecticut where he actively participated in the training of endocrinology fellows and internal medicine interns and residents.
Since joining the division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at Winthrop, Dr. Radin has been named Director of the Winthrop Center for Comprehensive Diabetes Care and Director of Endocrinology Clinical Trials. In these roles, he is expanding his participation as an investigator in clinical research trials. He also continues to play a very active role in patient care and in the education of endocrinology fellows, internal medicine interns and residents, and medical students.
Description of Research Interests/Activities
Dr. Radin's research interests include continuing to participate as an investigator in clinical research trials testing the safety and efficacy of various pharmaceutical therapies, as well as looking at various health outcomes related to the control of hyperglycemia in the hospital setting.
Areas of Experience
Clinical Practice and Interests
Dr. Radin is an attending physician in the division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, and currently treats patients for a variety of endocrine disorders including diabetes and thyroid disease.
Radin, MS et al. "Inhibition or deletion of the lipopolysaccharide receptor Toll-like receptor-4 confers partial protection against lipid-induced insulin resistance in rodent skeletal muscle". Diabetologia (2008) 51:336-346