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Amit R. Majithia, MD

Clinical Overview


  • Title(s)

    Instructor in Medicine

  • Department + Services


  • My Expertise


  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
    Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine

Publications & Research

Majithia AR, Flannick J, Shahinian P, Guo M, Bray MA, Fontanillas  P, Gabriel SB, Rosen ED,
Altshuler D. Rare variants in PPARG with decreased activity in adipocyte differentiation  are
associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Sep 9;
111(36):13127­32. View in: PubMed

Majithia AR, Jablonski KA, McAteer JB, Mather KJ, Goldberg RB, Kahn SE, Florez JC.
Association  of the SLC30A8 missense polymorphism  R325W with proinsulin levels at baseline and  after lifestyle, metformin or troglitazone  intervention  in the Diabetes  Prevention Program.  Diabetologia.  2011 Oct; 54(10):2570­4. View in: PubMed

Majithia AR, Florez JC. Clinical translation of genetic predictors  for type 2 diabetes.  Curr
Opin Endocrinol  Diabetes  Obes. 2009 Apr; 16(2):100­6. View in: PubMed

Deckelbaum  RA, Majithia A, Booker T, Henderson JE, Loomis CA. The homeoprotein  engrailed 1 has pleiotropic  functions  in calvarial intramembranous bone formation and remodeling.  Development.  2006 Jan; 133(1):63­74. View in: PubMed

Grapin­Botton  A, Majithia AR, Melton DA. Key events of pancreas  formation are triggered in
gut endoderm  by ectopic expression of pancreatic  regulatory  genes. Genes Dev. 2001 Feb 15;
15(4):444­54. View in: PubMed



Degree & Residencies

MD, New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Nantucket Cottage Hospital
57 Prospect Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

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