EXEMPLARS OF PROJECTS:

  1. The use of stable isotopes (13C, 2H, 15N) to study metabolism of glucose, amino acids, proteins, fatty acids, etc.
  2. Measuring metabolic rate in patients with cystic fibrosis, cerebral palsy, sickle cell anemia, etc.
  3. Testing new therapies for type 2 diabetes, inborn errors of metabolism, the metabolic syndrome, urea cycle defects, traumatic brain injury, etc.