Tiffany Zee
  • Department of Urology, University of California, USA
  • Biochemistry


Ph.D., Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, 2013

Current position

Postdoctoral Scholar, Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA


  1. Zee, T., Bose, N., Zee, J., Beck, J. N., Yang, S., Parihar, J., Yang, M., Damodar, S., Hall, D., O'Leary, M. N., Ramanathan, A., Gerona, R. R., Killilea, D. W., Chi, T., Tischfield, J., Sahota, A., Kahn, A., Stoller, M. L. and Kapahi, P. (2017). alpha-Lipoic acid treatment prevents cystine urolithiasis in a mouse model of cystinuria. Nat Med 23(3): 288-290.
  2. Chi, T., Kim, M. S., Lang, S., Bose, N., Kahn, A., Flechner, L., Blaschko, S. D., Zee, T., Muteliefu, G., Bond, N., Kolipinski, M., Fakra, S. C., Mandel, N., Miller, J., Ramanathan, A., Killilea, D. W., Bruckner, K., Kapahi, P. and Stoller, M. L. (2015). A Drosophila model identifies a critical role for zinc in mineralization for kidney stone disease. PLoS One 10(5): e0124150.
  3. Zee, T., Settembre, C., Levine, R. L. and Karsenty, G. (2012). T-cell protein tyrosine phosphatase regulates bone resorption and whole-body insulin sensitivity through its expression in osteoblasts. Mol Cell Biol 32(6): 1080-1088.
  4. Zee, T., Boller, S., Gyory, I., Makinistoglu, M. P., Tuckermann, J. P., Grosschedl, R. and Karsenty, G. (2013). The transcription factor early B-cell factor 1 regulates bone formation in an osteoblast-nonautonomous manner. FEBS Lett 587(6): 711-716. 
  5. Arteaga-Solis, E., Zee, T., Emala, C. W., Vinson, C., Wess, J. and Karsenty, G. (2013). Inhibition of leptin regulation of parasympathetic signaling as a cause of extreme body weight-associated asthma. Cell Metab 17(1): 35-48.
  6. Coffee, E. M., Yerkes, L., Ewen, E. P., Zee, T. and Tolan, D. R. (2010). Increased prevalence of mutant null alleles that cause hereditary fructose intolerance in the American population. J Inherit Metab Dis 33(1): 33-42.