Lisa M Neff

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Research Interests

My primary research is designed to investigate factors which may be involved in the process of metabolic adaptation to weight loss in individuals who have become overweight or obese. This adaptive process, which leads to a reduction in energy expenditure, increased hunger, and decreased satiety or fullness, is thought to contribute to the high rates of recidivism seen with obesity treatments. Another area of interest is nutritional interventions for obesity-related metabolic disorders. In addition, I serve as an investigator for multi-center trials of new therapeutic options for the treatment of obesity and/or metabolic disorders, such as diabetes.

Certifications and Licenses

Internal Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Training Experience

2002Residency, Univ. of Illinois Hospital
2006Fellowship, New England Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Illinois - Chicago

… → 1999

Research interests

  • Diabetes
  • Energy Metabolism
  • Metabolism
  • Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Weight Management

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Grants 2009 2022

Research Output 2003 2019

38 Citations (Scopus)

Vitamin D supplementation and prevention of type 2 diabetes

Pittas, A. G., Dawson-Hughes, B., Sheehan, P., Ware, J. H., Knowler, W. C., Aroda, V. R., Brodsky, I., Ceglia, L., Chadha, C., Chatterjee, R., Desouza, C., Dolor, R., Foreyt, J., Fuss, P., Ghazi, A., Hsia, D. S., Johnson, K. C., Kashyap, S. R., Kim, S., LeBlanc, E. S. & 15 others, Lewis, M. R., Liao, E., Neff, L. M., Nelson, J., O'Neil, P., Park, J., Peters, A., Phillips, L. S., Pratley, R., Raskin, P., Rasouli, N., Robbins, D., Rosen, C., Vickery, E. M. & Staten, M., Aug 8 2019, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 381, 6, p. 520-530 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamin D
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6 Citations (Scopus)

Baseline characteristics of the Vitamin D and type 2 diabetes (D2d) study: A contemporary prediabetes cohort that will inform diabetes prevention efforts

LeBlanc, E. S., Pratley, R. E., Dawson-Hughes, B., Staten, M. A., Sheehan, P. R., Lewis, M. R., Peters, A., Kim, S. H., Chatterjee, R., Aroda, V. R., Chadha, C., Neff, L. M., Brodsky, I. G., Rosen, C., Desouza, C. V., Foreyt, J. P., Hsia, D. S., Johnson, K. C., Raskin, P., Kashyap, S. R. & 6 others, O'Neil, P., Phillips, L. S., Rasouli, N., Liao, E. P., Robbins, D. C. & Pittas, A. G., Aug 1 2018, In : Diabetes care. 41, 8, p. 1590-1599 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prediabetic State
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5 Citations (Scopus)
Surrogate Mothers
Weight Gain
14 Citations (Scopus)

MRI characterization of brown adipose tissue under thermal challenges in normal weight, overweight, and obese young men

Deng, J., Neff, L. M., Rubert, N. C., Zhang, B., Shore, R. M., Samet, J. D., Nelson, P. C. & Landsberg, L., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 47, 4, p. 936-947 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brown Adipose Tissue
Hot Temperature
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Weights and Measures
3 Citations (Scopus)

Management of hemoglobin variants detected incidentally in HbA1c testing: A common problem currently lacking a standard approach

on behalf of the D2d Research Group, Feb 1 2017, In : Diabetes care. 40, 2, p. e8-e9

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter