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Thomas R. Ziegler, MD

Thomas R. Ziegler, MD headshot

Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids
Director, Emory Center for Clinical and Molecular Nutrition
Co-Program Director, Research Education, Training and Career Development Core,
Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI)
Director, Emory University Hospital Research Unit, ACTSI Clinical Research Network

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PHONE: 404-727-7351

Research

  • Molecular mechanisms and nutrient/growth factor/redox regulation of intestinal cell growth, repair, and function;
  • Mechanisms and clinical effects of glutamine-supplemented nutrition support, altered macronutrient administration and high-dose vitamin D in catabolic states; and
  • Redox and metabolomic responses in malnutrition and nutritional repletion, critical illness, and with administration of specific nutrients (e.g. glutamine, sulfur amino acids, vitamin D, antioxidants) in animal and human models of disease.

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