Timothy J. Kieffer, PhD

Departments of Cellular & Physiological Sciences and Surgery
Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Medicine


5308 – 2350 Life Sciences Centre
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z3

Phone: 604.822.2156   Fax: 604.822.6048

Email: tim.kieffer@ubc.ca


  • Meal-Regulated Insulin Secretion from Gut K-Cells
  • Conversion of Gut Stem Cells to Beta-Cells
  • Leptin Regulation of Glucose Homeostasis
  • GLP-1 Gene Therapy for Diabetes

Scholarly, professional activities and the Laboratory