Husam A. Ghanim PhD

Husam Ghanim

Husam A. Ghanim

Contact Information
875 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 716-881-8924
Fax: 716-639-1200

Education and Training:

  • PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo (2004)
  • BS, University of Jordan


  • UB-IRB Committee member, University at Buffalo (2018-present)
  • Research Director, Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2005-present)
  • Research Associate Professor, Endocrinology, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2014-present)

Awards and Honors:

  • Internal Medicine Training Program Teaching appreciation award (2013)
  • The Pharmacia Corporation International Award for Excellence in Published Clinical Research (2001)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • January 2019–December 2023
    Triple therapy for T1DM with insulin, semaglutide and dapagliflozin
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  • December 2021–December 2022
    Preserving Lean Body Mass During Weight Loss In Elderly Obese Patients With GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Treatment
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • January 2018–December 2022
    An Investigation into the effects of Dapagliflozin on Ketogensis in Type 1 Diabetes
    AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • July 2021–July 2022
    LIGHT-UP Study service contract
    Gelesis Inc
    Role: Contributor
  • August 2012–July 2017
    Liraglutide as an Additional treatment in Type 1 diabetes
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • December 2012–November 2016
    Effects of liraglutide treatment in overweight or obese patients with type 1 diabetes
    Role: Co-Investigator

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Professional Memberships:

  • The Obesity Society; Member (2019–present)
  • American Diabetes Association; Professional Membership
  • Endocrine Society; Member


  • "How much can people with type 1 diabetes benefit from adjunct therapies?" 58th Annual European Association for the Study of Diabetes (2022)
  • "Weight loss and body composition: Relevance to Weight Regain" Virtual CME Saturday (2022)
  • "Weight Loss in Older Obese Patients: The Obesity Paradox" Grand Round (2022)

Service Activities:

  • JDRF FY22 Beta Improving Lives Training AWARD; REVIEWER (2021)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine; Reviewer (2021–present)
  • CTSI Translational Pilot Studies Program; Reviewer (2020)
  • Reviewer for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism; Reviewer (2020–present)
  • Discussion group to improve IRB function. Chair: Dr Sanjay Sethi; IRB working group (2019)
  • DOM Research Day abstract reviewer and poster Judge; Abstract Reviewer (2019)
  • Reviewer for The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism; Reviewer (2019–present)
  • Islamic Society of Niagara Frontier Sunday School Board president; Sunday School Board president (2018–present)
  • I have been a member of the review committee in UBIRB since 2018; IRB review board member (2018–present)
  • Member of Network of Religious Communities. Supporting peace and understanding in the WNY area; Community Representative
  • Provide general and specific research guidance for resident and fellows in the department and division; Endocrine Division Research Director
  • Research Staff and volunteer's supervisor. Signing time sheets, assign duties and allocating effort; Research Staff and volunteer's supervisor

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Contact Information

875 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 716-881-8924
Fax: 716-639-1200