Alexis Cutchins, MD

Alexis  Cutchins, MD
Emory Clinic

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

Director, Emory Women's Heart Center at Emory University Hospital Midtown

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Specialties:
Cardiology (Board certified since 2012)
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 2007)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
angina
arrhythmias
arteriosclerosis & lipids
atherosclerosis
cardiology - general
cardiovascular disease
echocardiogram
electrocardiogram
hypertension
lipid metabolism
myocardial infarction
stress test
syncope
transesophageal echo
valve disease
women's health
Office(s) Locations:
Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 686-7878


Emory Heart and Vascular Center at Emory Saint Joseph’s
5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Suite 300A
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 778-6070
About Dr. Cutchins

Dr. Cutchins' other areas of clinical interest are

  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Disease Prevention
  • Cardiology - Heart Risk Reduction

Dr. Cutchins is board certified in Echocardiography.

Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2012
Major or Recent Publications:

Alexis Cutchins,MD, Daniel B. Harmon, Jennifer Kirby,MD, PhD, Amanda C. Doran,PhD, Stephanie N. Oldham,MS, Marcus Skaflen, Alexander Klibanov PhD, Nahum Meller,PhD, Susanna R. Keller,MD, James Garmey, Coleen A. McNamara, MD. Inhibitor of Differentiation-3 mediates high fat diet-induced visceral fat expansion. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012;32:317-324, published online before print November 10 2011, doi:10.1161/ATVBAHA.111.234856

Harini Bagavant MBBS, PhD, Yogesh Scindia PhD, Seshagiri Nandula PhD, Amanda Doran PhD, Alexis Cutchins MD, Stephanie Oldham BS, Umesh Deshmukh PhD, and Coleen McNamara MD. Deficiency of a transcriptional regulator, Inhibitor of differentiation 3 (Id3), induces glomerulonephritis in Apolipoprotein E deficient mice: a model linking hyperlipidemia and renal disease. Am J Pathol. 2011 Aug;179(2):651-60. Epub 2011 Jun 14

Alexis Cutchins, Jennifer Kirby, Amanda C. Doran, Daniel B. Harmon, Jonathan Israel, Stephanie N. Oldham, Marcus Skaflen, Nahum Meller, Susanna R. Keller, Peter T. Hallowell, Bruce Schirmer, Coleen A. McNamara. Loss of Id3 attenuates high fat diet-induced visceral fat expansion, improving fat utilization and insulin sensitivity. ATVB national meeting, April 2010. Oral presentation of an abstract.

Alexis Cutchins, Amanda Doran, Nahum Meller, Susanna Keller, Stephanie Oldham and Coleen A. McNamara. The Role of Id3 in Murine Adipocyte Development and Insulin Resistance. ATVB national meeting, April 2009. Poster Presentation of an abstract.

Alexis Cutchins, Charles R. Farber, Nahum Meller, Stephanie Oldham, Susanna Keller, Coleen A. McNamara. Loss of Inhibitor of Differentiation 3 leads to Decreased Adiposity and Increased Bone Density in Male Mice. ASBMR , New Frontiers in Skeletal Research: Bone, Fat and Brain Connections meeting, Bethesda, MD, April, 2009. Poster Presentation of an abstract.

Alexis Cutchins, Amanda Doran, Nahum Meller, Susanna Keller, and Coleen A. McNamara. The Role of Id3 in Murine Adipose Tissue Distribution and Insulin Resistance. Keystone Symposium on Metabolism and Cardiovascular Risk, Beaver Run Colorado, Sept 23-27, 2008. Poster Presentation of abstract.

Amanda C. Doran, Nahum Meller, Alexis Cutchins, Hamid Deliri, R. Parker Slayton, Stephanie N. Oldham, Jae B. Kim, Susanna R. Keller and Coleen A. McNamara. The Helix-Loop-Helix Factors Id3 and E47 are Novel Regulators of Adiponectin. Circulation Research. 2008;103:0-0

Amanda C. Doran, Nahum Meller, Alexis Cutchins, Hamid Deliri, Stephanie N. Oldham and Coleen McNamara. (2008) The Helix-Loop-Helix Factors Id3 and E47 Are Novel Regulators of Adiponectin.Presented at the Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology meeting. April 16-18, 2008, Atlanta, GA (Abstract).

Alexis Cutchins, MD, Mary J. Roman, MD, Richard B. Devereux, MD, Sven O. E. Ebbesson, MD, Jason G. Umans, MD, PhD, Jianhui Zhu, PhD, Neil J. Weissman, MD, Barbara V. Howard, PhD. Prevalence and Correlates of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Alaska Eskimos: The GOCADAN Study. Stroke. 2008;39:3079-3082

Alexis Cutchins, Amanda C. Doran, Nahum Meller, Stephanie N. Oldham and Coleen A. McNamara, Estrogen Enhances Id3 Transcription and Induces Protein Expression in Adipocytes. Potential Gender-Specific Role for Id3 in Diet-Induced Obesity. Workshop on the Establishment and Maintenance, & Turnover of Fat Depots, Bethesda, MD, May 21-22, 2008. Poster Presentation of abstract.

Davis ME, Isabella MG, Fukai T, Cutchins A, and Harrison DG. Shear Stress Regulates Endothelial Nitric-oxide Synthase Promoter Activity through Nuclear Factor κB Binding. J. Biol. Chem. 2004;279(1): 163-168.

Porter MH, Fine J, Cutchins A, Bai Y, DiGirolamo M, Sexual dimorphism in the response of adipose tissue mass and cellularity to graded caloric restriction. Obesity Research. 2004;12: 131-140.

Porter MH, Cutchins A, Fine J, Bai Y, DiGirolamo M, Effects of TNF-alpha on glucose metabolism and lipolysis in adipose tissue and isolated fat-cell preparations, J. Lab. Clin. Med. 2002;139(3): 140-145.

Alexis Cutchins, Michael Davis, David Harrison, M.D.: Investigation into the region of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase promoter that responds to shear stress. Student research day, Emory University School of Medicine, 1/2002

Awards:
Scholar’s Day Award for best Fellow Poster, UVA Medical School Scholar’s Day
University of Virginia

Young Investigator Award ASBMR, New Frontiers in Skeletal Research: Bone, Fat and Brain Connections meeting
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

American Federation for Medical Research Award
Emory University
Education:
Medical School
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Residency
New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Fellowship
University of Virginia Affiliate Hospital, Charlottesville, VA
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