Vincent L. Cryns
MD

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Vincent L. Cryns, MD

About

Dr. Cryns is Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. His major clinical interests are osteoporosis, general endocrinology and metabolic disorders.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Medicine

Practice locations

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  • West Clinic - Endocrinology
    • 451 Junction Rd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5010
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  • West Clinic - Osteoporosis Clinical Center
    • 451 Junction Rd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5010
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Medical School
  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Fellowships
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Residencies
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Internships
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Specialties

Research and publications

Dr. Cryns' research focuses on understanding how cells die. He leads a team of scientists who are interested in understanding how abnormalities in cell death contribute to cancer and obesity and in translating these insights into improved therapies. Dr. Cryns' research is funded by the NIH, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and other agencies. His work has been featured on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" and highlighted in Nature and Nature Reviews Cancer. Dr. Cryns has been the recipient of several awards, including an Outstanding Junior Faculty Award from the Avon Foundation, and he is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.