• 201 Citations
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Research Interests

My primary research interest focuses on elucidating mechanisms by which genetic variations in the zinc transporter gene ZnT8 influences beta cell function.

Certifications and Licenses

Internal Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Training Experience

2005Residency, University of Texas, Houston
2009Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Freiburg

… → 2001

Research interests

  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Malek El Muayed is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cadmium Medicine & Life Sciences
Insulin-Secreting Cells Medicine & Life Sciences
Hypercalcemia Medicine & Life Sciences
Insulin Medicine & Life Sciences
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation Medicine & Life Sciences
Zinc Medicine & Life Sciences
Severity of Illness Index Medicine & Life Sciences
Cation Transport Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2008 2022

Research Output 2004 2017

  • 201 Citations
  • 10 Article
  • 3 Comment/debate
  • 2 Letter
9 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the Association between Demographics, SLC30A8 Genotype, and Human Islet Content of Zinc, Cadmium, Copper, Iron, Manganese and Nickel

Wong, W. P., Allen, N. B., Meyers, M. S., Link, E. O., Zhang, X., Macrenaris, K. W. & El Muayed, M., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 473.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Comment on menke et al. Metals in urine and diabetes in U.S. adults. Diabetes (2016) 65:164-171

Wong, W. P., Wallia, A., Edwards, J. R. & El Muayed, M., Sep 1 2016, In : Diabetes. 65, 9, p. e31

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

15 Citations (Scopus)

Imaging trace element distributions in single organelles and subcellular features

Kashiv, Y., Austin, J. R., Lai, B., Rose, V., Vogt, S. & El Muayed, M., Feb 25 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 21437.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trace Elements
Insulin-Secreting Cells
Transmission Electron Microscopy
25 Citations (Scopus)
Prediabetic State
Nutrition Surveys
Logistic Models
17 Citations (Scopus)

Denosumab for management of parathyroid carcinoma-mediated hypercalcemia

Vellanki, P., Lange, K., Elaraj, D. M., Kopp, P. A. & El Muayed, M., Feb 1 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 99, 2, p. 387-390 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parathyroid Neoplasms
Calcium-Sensing Receptors