Victor Wee Hsu

Victor Wee Hsu

Professor of Medicine
Victor Wee Hsu
We are interested in understanding mechanisms of intracellular transport. Coat proteins play a key role in this process by initiating the formation of transport carriers. We have been elucidating how coat proteins cooperate with key lipids to form the two general classes of transport carriers, vesicles and tubules. We have also identified a novel coat complex that acts in endocytic recycling, a pathway critical for many cellular events. The fundamental mechanisms that we have elucidated have also led us to shed key insights into energy metabolism, cancer, diabetes, and viral pathogenesis.

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Brigham and Women's Hospital
Building for Transformative Medicine, 6016J
60 Fenwood Road
Boston, MA 02115
p: 617-525-1103

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