Dr. Koeller has a diverse research background that includes basic studies of yeast mitochondrial iron metabolism, mammalian cellular iron metabolism, and the development and characterization of a mouse model of Glutaric Acidemia Type 1 (GA-I), an inherited disorder of lysine metabolism.
His current research includes an epidemiologic study of the possible impact of traditional Alaska Native foods on the health effects of a genetic variant in the CPT1A gene that he has previously shown to be a risk factor for infectious diseases and infant mortality in Alaska Native infants.
Dr. Koeller is also the Co-PI of the Metabolomics Core for the NIH Undiagnosed Disease Network. The Metabolomics Core is a joint project with investigators at the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, in Richland, WA.Read more
- M.D., University of Illinois James Scholar Program 1982
- University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
- Fellowship in research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
- American Board of Pediatrics, 1988
Memberships and associations
- American College of Medical Genetics & Genomics,