Randall J. Urban, M.D.
Edward Randall & Edward Randall, Jr.,
Distinguished Chair in Internal Medicine
Professor and Chair,
Department of Internal Medicine
Expertise / Area(s) of Interest
Steroidogenesis and polycystic ovarian disease, androgens and skeletal muscle function in older men and women, pituitary dysfunction after traumatic brain injury and umbilical cord blood stem cells for the treatment can cure of diabetes. Coordinates community outreach programs that partner the Stark Diabetes Center with communities for management and treatment of diabetes.
Recent Media / Articles
Dillon Edgar L, Sheffield-Moore Melinda, Beca Sorin G, Angel James A, Gilkison Charles R, Casperson Shanon L, Paddon-Jones, Douglas J, and Urban Randall J. Lean Body Mass and Bone Mineral Density after Continuous or Cycled Testosterone Administration in Older Men. Endocrine Society Meeting; 2007.
Sriraman Venkataraman, Modi Swati R, Bodenburg Yvonne H, Denner Larry, Urban Randall J. Transcriptional Regulation of Cyp11a1 (cholesterol side chain cleavage cytochrome P450; SCC) Evidence for Cross-Talk between Protein Kinase C and Insulin Like Growth Factor-I Signaling. Endocrine Society Meeting; 2007.
Dillon E Lichar, Urban Randall J, Casperson Shanon L, Drummond Micah J, Rasmussen Blake B, Sheffield-Moore Melinda. Chronic Essential Amino Acid Supplementation in the Elderly Increases Basal Muscle Protein Synthesis and S6K1 Phosphorylation. Experimental Biology, 2007.
Dillon EL, Urban RJ, Angel JA, Casperson SL, Paddon-Jones D, Sheffield-Moore M. Continuous testosterone administration for 5 months reduces markers of bone turnover in older men. The APS Annual Meeting, Experimental Biology, San Diego; 2008