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Applied Cellular Physiology



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Wendy Kohrt, PhD

Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Colorado Denver
Director, IMAGE research group (Investigations in Metabolism, Aging, Gender, and Exercise)

General research focus is on metabolism and aging. Current projects are on novel factors that influence musculoskeletal adaptations to exercise and metabolic actions of estrogens.
Current Funding: National Institute on Aging (NIA)
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Edward Melanson, PhD
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Research interests include the effects of diet, exercise, and obesity on substrate metabolism and energy expenditure.
Current Funding:The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
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Robert Schwartz, MD
Division of Geriatrics, Center on Aging, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Research interests include the exploration of several areas related to exercise and hormone replacement in the elderly: 1) the effect of exercise training on body fat distribution and the relationship to the metabolic abnormalities associated with obesity and cognitive decline; 2) the potential importance of hormone supplementation on strength, endurance, function, and body composition in older individuals.
Current Funding: National Institute on Aging (NIA)
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