T-32: Botanical Approaches to Combat Metabolic Syndrome

Participating Faculty

Faculty Member Research Interests
Annadora Bruce-Keller, Ph.D. Inflammation and immune response in metabolic syndrome
Phillip J. Brantley, Ph.D. Bio-behavioral studies of obesity and diabetes
William Cefalu, M.D.               Basic and clinical studies of type 2 diabetes; botanical interventions
Catherine Champagne, Ph.D., R.D. Dietary counseling and dietary intake assessment
Elizabeth Floyd, Ph.D. Protein turnover mediated by the ubiquitin-proteasome system and pathyway
Thomas W. Gettys, Ph.D. Central and peripheral signaling pathways in obese animals
Frank Greenway, M.D. Developing medical foods for the treatment of obesity
Gerlinda Hermann, Ph.D. Neuroimmune interactions in the hindbrain
Donald Ingram, Ph.D. Nutritional and pharmacological interventions to slow aging
Jeffery Keller, Ph.D. Oxidative stress and protein turnover in aging and age-related diseases
Zhijun Liu, Ph.D.

Physiology of secondary metabolites and the study of medicinal plants

Randall Mynatt, Ph.D. Agouti protein and adipose tissue function
Ilya Raskin, Ph.D.

Plant based pharmaceuticals for metabolic disoR.D.er and inflammation

David Ribnicky, Ph.D.  Botanical therapeutics from hydroponically grown plants
Richard Rogers, Ph.D. Cytokine regulation of autonomic metabolic regulation
Jacqueline Stephens, Ph.D. Regulation of adipocyte genes expression
Jianping Ye, M.D. Inflammation in metabolic syndrome