Research

  Human Phenotyping Core
PI
1.
Action For Health In Diabetes Continuation (Look Ahead)  Dr. George Bray
2.
Aerobic Plus Resistance Training To Increase Insulin Sensitivity In African Ameri (Artiis) Dr. Robert Newton
3.
Cadence-Kids: Cadence And Intensity In Children And Adolescents Dr. Catrine Tudor-Locke
4.
Cellular Dynamics Of Subcutaneous Fat Distribution In Obese Women (Apple/Pear) Dr. Eric Ravussin
5.
Determinants Of Gestational Weight Gain In Obese Pregnant Women (Momee) Dr. Leanne Redman
6.
Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study Phase 2 (Dppos) Dr. George Bray
7.
Effects Of Weight And Insulin Sensitivity On Reproductive Function In Pcos (Pulse) Dr. Leanne Redman
8.
Examination Of Mechanisms (E-Mechanic) Of Exercise-Induced Weight Compensation Dr. Corby Martin
9.
Expecting Success: Personalized Management Of Body Weight During Pregnancy  Dr. Leanne Redman
10.
Glycemia Reduction Approaches In Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study  (George Washington Univ - Pi: John Lachin) Dr. William Cefalu
11.
Impact Of Obesity And Weight-Loss Interventions On Immune-Surveillance Mechanisms (Yale - Pi: V. Deep Dixit) Dr. Eric Ravussin
12.
Louisiana Clinical And Translational Science Center (E-Mechanic Follow-Up) Dr. John Apolzan
13.
Metabolic Adaptation After 2 Years Of Caloric Restriction In Non-Obese Humans (Calerie Ii) Dr. Eric Ravussin
14. Nutritional Programming: Environmental And Molecular Interactions (Beat Gene) Dr. Tiffany Stewart
15. Nutritional Programming: Environmental And Molecular Interactions (Power) Dr. John Apolzan
16. Remote Food Photography For The Real Time Measurement Of Childrens Food Intake (Food Phone) Dr. Corby Martin
17. Role Of Slowly Digestible Starch In Diabetes Risk Factors In Pre-Diabetic People (Starch) Dr. Eric Ravussin
18. The Role Of Mitochondrial Energetics In Adaptive Thermogenesis With Overfeeding (Overfeeding) Dr. Darcy Johanssen
19. Uab Nutrition Obesity Research Center (Norc)  Dr. E. Dhurandhar
20. Validation Of A Digital Diet Method For Use With Preschool Children (Baylor - Pi: Theresa A Nicklas) Dr. Corby Martin
21. E-Moms: A Personalized Telehealth Intervention For Health And Weight Loss In Postpartum Women Dr. Leanne Redman
22. Anthropometric Assessment Of Abdominal Obesity And Health Risk In Children And Adolescents (Waist) Dr. Peter Katzmarzyk
23. The Louisiana Trial To Reduce Obesity In Primary Care (Waist) Dr. Peter Katzmarzyk
24. Fat Cell Size, Overfeeding And Ectopic Fat (Eat) Dr. Eric Ravussin
25. Design And Evaluation Of A Remote Intervention For Diet And Exercise (Ride) Dr. Corby Martin
26. Validation Of Innovative Technology To Measure The Energy Intake Of Free-Living Humans (Energy Balance Ii) Dr. Corby Martin
27. Insulin Sensitivity Using Aerobic Interval Conditioning (Isaic) Dr. Conrad Earnest
28. Obesity (Positive Energy Balance): Too Much Food Or Too Little Activity? (Energy I) Dr. Corby Martin
29. Childhood Diet, Health And Obesity (Beans) Dr. Frank Greenway
30. The Optimum Omega-3 Diet Study - Exercise Ancillary (Oo3) Dr. Catherine Champagne


Molecular Mechanisms Core
PI
1.
Adipose Tissue Hypoxia and Inflammation in Obesity Dr. Jianping Ye
2.
Consequences of Astrocytic Leptin Receptor Upregulation on Obesity Dr. Abba Kastin
3.
Dietary and Visceral Fat Regulate Vascular Amyloid Pathogenesis Dr. Jeffrey Keller
4.
Genetics of Macronutrient Selection and Energy Balance Dr. Brenda Smith Richards
5.
Leptin and Central Control of Thermoregulation Dr. Heike Muenzberg-Gruening
6.
Lipid Peroxidation-induced Chemical Modifications of Insulin Signaling Proteins Dr. Krisztian Stadler
7.
Mechanisms of Metabolic Regulation by Dietary Methionine Restriction Dr. Thomas Gettys
8.
Mentoring Obesity and Diabetes Research in Louisiana Dr. Thomas Gettys
9.
Neural Regulation of Protein Ingestion Dr. Christopher Morrison
10.
Regulation of Insulin Sensitivity by the Ubiquitin Ligase SIAH2 Dr. Z. Elizabeth Floyd
11.
The Role of Mitochondrial Energetics in Adaptive Thermogenesis with Overfeeding Dr. Darcy Johannsen
12.
Training in Botanical Approaches to Combat Metabolic Syndrome Dr. Phillip Brantley
13.
The Regulation and Metabolic Effects of GP130 Cytokines in Human White Adipose Tissue Dr. Ursula White
14. Mentoring Obesity and Diabetes Research in Louisiana (COBRE) Dr. David McDougal


Animal Models and Phenotyping Core
PI
1.

The Agouti-Related Protein and its Role in Human Obesity

Dr. George Argyropoulos
2.
Autonomic Regulation of Food Intake and Metabolism Dr. Hans-Rudolf Berthoud
3.
Dietary Obesity Dr. George Bray
4.
Melancortin-3 Receptor Regulation of Insulin Action Dr. Andrew Butler
5.
Control of Gene Transcription by Essential Fatty Acids Dr. Thomas Gettys
6.
The Role of Delta-6 and Delta-5 Desaturases Dr. Thomas Gettys
7.
Molecular Genetics of Thermogenesis Dr. Leslie Kozak
8.
Novel Regulation of Adipogenesis: Agouti and Melanocortins Dr. Randall Mynatt
9.
Role of Poly (ADP-ribosyl) Action in Diabetic Neuropathy Dr. Irina Obrosova
10.
Positional Candidate Gene Analysis for Macronutrient Selection QTL Dr. Brenda Richards-Smith
11.
Brainstem Esophageal - Gastric Control Reflexes Dr. Richard Rogers
12.
TNF, Vagal Tone and Gastric Motility Dr. Richard Rogers
13.
Molecular Mechanism of IKK in FFA-associated Insulin Resistance Dr. Jianping Ye
14. Enterostatin Regulation of Fat Intake Dr. Andrew Butler
15. Obesity: From Genes to Man Dr. Phillip Brantley
16. Polygenic Regulation of Murine Obesity Dr. Aamir Zuberi