Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism (DEM)

Robert Bennett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Diabetes, Endocrine & Metabolism

Academic office:
Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Research Department (151)
4101 Woolworth Ave.
Omaha, NE 68105
(UNMC Division of Endocrinology: 402-559-6205)

Hastings College (NE), B.A., (1985)
University of Nebraska Medical Ctr, Ph.D., (1998)

Research Interests:
- Antifibrotic effects of the hormone relaxin and related peptides;
- Expression and signalling of relaxin receptors;
- Internalization and degradation of relaxin, insulin, and related hormones;
- The role of insulin-degrading enzyme in diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and other amyloidoses.