CMHC Faculty Members

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Steven J. Russell, MD, PhD

Boston, Massachusetts

Steven J. Russell, MD, PhD



Dr. Steven J. Russell is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital. His research has focused on the development and testing of technologies to improve diabetes management. He was the principal clinical investigator of a collaboration with Boston University investigators to develop a wearable automated glucose control system, now licensed to Beta Bionics, a public benefit corporation, for commercialization as the iLet bionic pancreas. He is the Study Director for the ongoing iLet pivotal trials.

Education and Training

  • Internal Medicine Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Endocrinology Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Medical and Postdoctoral Degrees, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Professional Highlights

Dr. Russell's projects include evaluation of continuous glucose monitoring technology, methods for automated management of glucose in hospitalized patients, investigations of methods to improve insulin pharmacokinetics, and investigations of stable formulations of glucagon. Dr. Russell’s research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Banting Foundation, the American Diabetes Association, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.


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