Name: Terry D Hinds

Qualification: Ph.D

Country: United States


Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) 

Department of Urology

University of Toledo College of Medicine

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Assistant Professor Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

University of Toledo College of Medicine

2801 W. Bancroft, Toledo,


Research Interests:

  • Metabolism
  • Insulin Signaling
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Endocrinology
  • Lipids
  • Adipogenesis
  • Insulin
  • Lipid Metabolism
  • Glucose Metabolism
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Fat
  • Lipogenesis
  • Lipid Biochemistry
  • Metabolic Endocrinology
  • Abdominal Obesity
  • Carbohydrate Metabolism
  • Diabetes Drug Development
  • Molecular Endocrinology
  • Molecular Physiology
  • Lipid Biomarkers
  • Inflammatory Biomarkers
  • Lipid Analysis
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Adipose Tissue
  • Adipokines
  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
  • PPARs
  • Adiponectin
  • Glucocorticoid Receptors
  • Adipocytes



  • 1996                   Dow Chemical Academic Science Scholarship Recipient
  • 2001                   Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society Research Scholarship Recipient
  • 2001                   Thinker of the Year Award Recipient, Civic Development Group
  • 2001                   Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society Research Scholarship Recipient
  • 2008                   Campden Research Scholarship Recipient, 2008
  • 2008-09              Graduate Student Affairs (GradStairs), University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Vice President 2008. President 2009.
  • 2009-10              Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA), NIDDK, NIH
  • 2010                    Selected for Oral Presentation in “Hot topics of Physiology”, Keystone Symposia, Nuclear Receptors: Signaling, Gene Regulation                                    and Cancer, Keystone, CO
  • 2010                    Abstract Award, Endocrine Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA
  • 2010                    Cancer, Genetics, and Signaling (CGS) Group at the National Cancer Institute-Frederick
Selected in Top 10 attending the NIH Graduate Student Research Festival (200 total). 
• 2013 NIH NHLBI program, PRIDE-Functional and Applied Genomic of Blood Disorder.Program at the Georgia Regents University (GRU).
• 2014 NIH LRP Award for Health Disparities Research 
• 2014 K01 Mentored Career Development Award
• 2015 President of the Ohio Physiological Society
• 2016 deArce-Koch Memorial Fund Award
• 2016 Cover Illiustration of the December Hormones and Cancer journal
• 2016 Faculty Innovator Award, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Toledo
• 2016 Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC) Paper of the week (top 2% of year)
• 2017 Dean’s Award for Research Excellence in the New Investigator category, University   of Toledo  College of Medicine and Life Sciences
• 2017 NIH grant reviewer on the HBPP (Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology) Study Section as an Early Stage Reviewer (ESR).