U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ranganath Muniyappa

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-451-7702
Email: muniyapr@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • FellowshipState University of New York (SUNY)2001–2004
  • ResidencyWayne State University Program1998–2001
  • Ph.D.Wayne State University1999
  • M.D.Bangalore Medical College1991

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    Ranganath Muniyappa, M.D., Ph.D.

    Staff Clinician, Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity BranchClinical Endocrinology Section
    • Cell Biology/Cell Signaling
    • Clinical Research
    • Health Disparities


    A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

    Muniyappa R, Yavuz S. Metabolic actions of angiotensin II and insulin: A microvascular endothelial balancing act. Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 2012 Jun 7. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Muniyappa R, Sachdev V, Sidenko S, Ricks M, Castillo DC, Courville AB, Sumner AE. Postprandial endothelial function does not differ in women by race: an insulin resistance paradox? Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. 2012 Jan 15; 302:E218-25. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Rizza S, Muniyappa R, Iantorno M, Kim JA, Chen H, Pullikotil P, Senese N, Tesauro M, Lauro D, Cardillo C, Quon MJ. Citrus polyphenol hesperidin stimulates production of nitric oxide in endothelial cells while improving endothelial function and reducing inflammatory markers in patients with metabolic syndrome. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2011 May; 96:E782-92. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Muniyappa R, Irving BA, Unni US, Briggs WM, Nair KS, Quon MJ, Kurpad AV. Limited predictive ability of surrogate indices of insulin sensitivity/resistance in Asian-Indian men. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. 2010 Dec; 299:E1106-12. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Muniyappa R, Hall G, Kolodziej TL, Karne RJ, Crandon SK, Quon MJ. Cocoa consumption for 2 wk enhances insulin-mediated vasodilatation without improving blood pressure or insulin resistance in essential hypertension. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 2008 Dec; 88:1685-96. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Muniyappa R, Montagnani M, Koh KK, Quon MJ. Cardiovascular actions of insulin. Endocr. Rev. 2007 Aug; 28:463-91. [Full Text/Abstract]