U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rebecca Brown

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-594-0609
Email: brownrebecca@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Assistant Clinical InvestigatorNIDDK, NIH2012–present
  • Senior FellowNIDDK, NIH2008–2012
  • FellowNICHD, NIH2005–2008
  • ResidentRainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital2002–2005
  • M.H.Sc.Duke University2011
  • M.D.Mayo Medical School2002

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Rebecca J. Brown, M.D., M.H.Sc.

Assistant Clinical Investigator, Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity BranchClinical and Cellular Biology Section
  • Clinical Research


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

Sylvetsky AC, Welsh JA, Brown RJ, Vos MB. Low-calorie sweetener consumption is increasing in the United States. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 2012 Sep; 96:640-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
Brown RJ, Rother KI. Non-nutritive sweeteners and their role in the gastrointestinal tract. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2012 Aug; 97:2597-605. [Full Text/Abstract]
Foreyt J, Kleinman R, Brown RJ, Lindstrom R. The use of low-calorie sweeteners by children: implications for weight management. J. Nutr. 2012 Jun; 142:1155S-62S. [Full Text/Abstract]
Brown RJ, Walter M, Rother KI. Effects of diet soda on gut hormones in youths with diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2012 May; 35:959-64. [Full Text/Abstract]
Sylvetsky A, Rother KI, Brown R. Artificial sweetener use among children: epidemiology, recommendations, metabolic outcomes, and future directions. Pediatr. Clin. North Am. 2011 Dec; 58:1467-80, xi. [Full Text/Abstract]
Brown RJ, Wijewickrama RC, Harlan DM, Rother KI. Uncoupling intensive insulin therapy from weight gain and hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Technol. Ther. 2011 Apr; 13:457-60. [Full Text/Abstract]
Brown RJ, Walter M, Rother KI. Ingestion of diet soda before a glucose load augments glucagon-like peptide-1 secretion. Diabetes Care. 2009 Dec; 32:2184-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
Rother KI, Brown RJ, Morales MM, Wright E, Duan Z, Campbell C, Hardin DS, Popovic J, McEvoy RC, Harlan DM, Orlander PR, Brod SA. Effect of ingested interferon-alpha on beta-cell function in children with new-onset type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2009 Jul; 32:1250-5. [Full Text/Abstract]
Brown RJ, Rother KI, Artman H, Mercurio MG, Wang R, Looney RJ, Cowen EW. Minocycline-induced drug hypersensitivity syndrome followed by multiple autoimmune sequelae. Arch Dermatol. 2009 Jan; 145:63-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
Brown RJ, Sinaii N, Rother KI. Too much glucagon, too little insulin: time course of pancreatic islet dysfunction in new-onset type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2008 Jul; 31:1403-4. [Full Text/Abstract]
Gorden P, Zadeh ES, Cochran E, Brown RJ. Syndromic insulin resistance: models for the therapeutic basis of the metabolic syndrome and other targets of insulin resistance. Endocr Pract. 2012 Sep-Oct; 18:763-71. [Full Text/Abstract]