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Nancy F. Krebs, MD


Research Interests:
  • Zinc and trace mineral nutrition in the human
  • Defining dietary requirements
  • Evaluating the metabolic regulation and adaptation to different intakes and physiologic states
  • Populations of interest include normal infants, pregnant or lactating women, premature infants and infants and children with cystic fibrosis.
  • Current Research:
  • National Institutes of Health/NIDDK - Nutrition Academic Award [K07]:  Integration of Clinical Nutrition into Medical Training (PI).

  • NIH/NIDDK: Pancreatic Metallothionein: Modulator of Zn Metabolism? (PI). 

  • NIH/NICHD: Agriculture, Maternal-Infant Nutrition & Public Health (Co-PI).

  • USDA: Low phytate corn mutants: mineral absorption (Co-PI).

  • National Cattlemen's Beef Association: Relationship of Zinc Intake and Zinc Status to Insulin Levels in
    Severely Obese Adolescents Enrolled in a Weight Loss Intervention Trial (PI).

  • Wyeth Nutrition: Measurement of Mineral Absorption from a Term Infant Formula with Dominant Bovine Alpha-Lactalbumin (PI).

  • National Institutes of Health/MCH: Colorado MCH LEND; MCJ-089413-01-0  (Co-PI).

  • Ross Products Division/Abbott Laboratories : Zinc, Fat and Calcium Balance in Term Infants Fed Milk-Based
    Formula and Hydrolysate-Based Formulas CP-AJ72 (PI).

  • NIH/NIDDK: Treatment alternatives in pediatric Type 2 diabetes (Co-Investigator)

  • Education:
  • University of Maryland, MS, Human Nutrition
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine, MD

    Colorado School of Public Health

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