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Thomas R. Ziegler, MD

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Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids
Director, Emory Center for Clinical and Molecular Nutrition
Co-Program Director, TL1 pre and postdoctoral clinical/translational training program, Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA)
Director, Emory University Hospital Research Unit, Georgia CTSA Clinical Research Network

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  • 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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