Administrative Core: Internal Advisory Committee

Hans-Rudolf Berthoud, Ph.D.
Professor
George H. Bray Professorship           
Neurobiology and Nutrition I

Claude Bouchard, Ph.D.
Professor
Boyd Professor
John W. Barton, Sr. Endowed Chair in Genetics and Nutrition

Phillip Brantley, Ph.D.
Professor
John S. McIlhenny Professor
Director of Education
Behavioral Medicine, Comprehensive Obesity Management Program
Division of Education

Annadora Bruce-Keller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Inflammation & Neurodegeneration

David H. Burk, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor – Research
Director
Cell Biology, Imaging and Culture Core

Ji Suk Chang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Research
Gene Regulation and Metabolism

Kenneth Eilertsen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Epigenetics and Nuclear Reprogramming

Elizabeth Floyd, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Research
Ubiquitin Lab

Thomas W. Gettys, Ph.D.
Professor
Principal Investigator
Pennington Center of Biomedical Research Excellence
Nutrient Sensing and Adipocyte Signaling

Dr. Sujoy Ghosh
Adjunct Associate Professor, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
Visiting Scientist, National Heart Research Centre, Singapore

Gerlinda Herman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Autonomic Neurosciences

Claudia Kappen, Ph.D.
Professor
Peggy M. Pennington Cole Endowed Chair in Maternal Biology and the Risk of Obesity
Developmental Biology

David McDougal, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Research
Neurobiology of Metabolic Dysfunction

Christopher Morrison, Ph.D.
Professor
Neurosignaling

Heike Muenzberg-Gruening, Ph.D.
Professor
Central Leptin Signaling

Randall L. Mynatt, Ph.D.
Professor
Transgenics Core

Robert C. Noland, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Skeletal Muscle Metabolism

Tuomo Rankinen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Human Genomics

Eric Ravussin, Ph.D.
Boyd Professor
Director Nutrition Obesity Research Center
Douglas L. Gordon Chair in Diabetes and Metabolism

Leanne Redman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
LPFA Endowed Fellowship

Richard C. Rogers, Ph.D.
John S. McIlhenny Professor of Neuroscience
Autonomic Neurosciences

J. Michael Salbaum, Ph.D.
Professor
Regulation of Gene Expression
Director, Genomics Core

Krisztian Stadler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Oxidative Stress and Disease

Jacqueline Stephens, Ph.D.
Professor
Claude B. Pennington Jr. Endowed Chair in Biomedical Research