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Chris Adams


Emmyon, Inc.

Christopher M. Adams, MD, PhD is Emmyon’s founder and its President and CEO since 2012. He received his MD and PhD in Physiology and Biophysics from the University of Iowa in 1999. He then completed Internal Medicine residency, Endocrinology fellowship and post-doctoral research training with Nobel laureates Drs. Michael Brown and Joseph Goldstein at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. In 2006, he joined the faculty at the University of Iowa, where he is currently a Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and holds the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Chair. He chairs the Skeletal Muscle Biology and Exercise Physiology study section at the National Institutes of Health and was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation in 2013.

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