Dr. Masharani is a Clinical Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Medicine, UCSF. He has an active clinical practice treating patients with diabetes and other endocrine disorders. . As a member of the UCSF Islet Transplant Group, Dr Masharani assists in managing diabetes of patients admitted to UCSF for islet transplantation evaluation.
Dr. Masharani is Co-Chair of the University of California, San Francisco Diabetes Teaching Center Annual Patient Symposium. Dr. Masharani is the author of Diabetes Demystified, a complete guide to understanding and managing diabetes.
Dr. Masharani is a Co-Investigator on a number of NIH funded diabetes studies at UCSF. His research includes studies evaluating the effect of chromium and alpha lipoic acid on insulin resistance, and anti-CD3 antibodies on new onset type 1 diabetes and multi-ethnic studies addressing the interactive relationships among disease management, glucose control and depression in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Most recent publications from a total of 54
Arentson-Lantz EJ, Saeed IH, Frassetto LA, Masharani U, Harnish RJ, Seo Y, VanBrocklin HF, Hawkins RA, Mari-Aparici C, Pampaloni MH, Slater J, Paddon-Jones D, Lang TF. (11)C-L-methyl methionine dynamic PET/CT of skeletal muscle: response to protein supplementation compared to L-[ring (13)C6] phenylalanine infusion with serial muscle biopsy. Ann Nucl Med. 2017 Mar 04. View in PubMed
Mulvey CK, Van Loon K, Bergsland EK, Masharani U, Nakakura EK. Complicated Case Presentation: Management of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1. Pancreas. 2017 Mar; 46(3):416-426. View in PubMed
Fisher L, Hessler D, Polonsky W, Strycker L, Masharani U, Peters A. Diabetes distress in adults with type 1 diabetes: Prevalence, incidence and change over time. J Diabetes Complications. 2016 Aug; 30(6):1123-8. View in PubMed
Bailey K, Yazdi T, Masharani U, Tyrrell B, Butch A, Schaufele F. Advantages and Limitations of Androgen Receptor-Based Methods for Detecting Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Abuse as Performance Enhancing Drugs. PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0151860. View in PubMed
Moassesfar S, Masharani U, Frassetto LA, Szot GL, Tavakol M, Stock PG, Posselt AM. A Comparative Analysis of the Safety, Efficacy, and Cost of Islet Versus Pancreas Transplantation in Nonuremic Patients With Type 1 Diabetes. Am J Transplant. 2016 Feb; 16(2):518-26. View in PubMed
Fisher L, Hessler DM, Polonsky WH, Masharani U, Peters AL, Blumer I, Strycker LA. Prevalence of depression in Type 1 diabetes and the problem of over-diagnosis. Diabet Med. 2015 Oct 3. View in PubMed
Hindi SM, Wang Y, Jones KD, Nussbaum JC, Chang Y, Masharani U, Bikle D, Shoback DM, Hsiao EC. A Case of Hypercalcemia and Overexpression of CYP27B1 in Skeletal Muscle Lesions in a Patient with HIV Infection After Cosmetic Injections with Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) for Wasting. Calcif Tissue Int. 2015 Dec; 97(6):634-9. View in PubMed
Masharani U, Sherchan P, Schloetter M, Stratford S, Xiao A, Sebastian A, Nolte Kennedy M, Frassetto L. Metabolic and physiologic effects from consuming a hunter-gatherer (Paleolithic)-type diet in type 2 diabetes. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2015 Aug; 69(8):944-8. View in PubMed
Fisher L, Polonsky WH, Hessler DM, Masharani U, Blumer I, Peters AL, Strycker LA, Bowyer V. Understanding the sources of diabetes distress in adults with type 1 diabetes. J Diabetes Complications. 2015 May-Jun; 29(4):572-7. View in PubMed
Kapogiannis D, Boxer A, Schwartz JB, Abner EL, Biragyn A, Masharani U, Frassetto L, Petersen RC, Miller BL, Goetzl EJ. Dysfunctionally phosphorylated type 1 insulin receptor substrate in neural-derived blood exosomes of preclinical Alzheimer's disease. FASEB J. 2015 Feb; 29(2):589-96. View in PubMed
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