Bettina Mittendorfer - The Role of n-3 PUFA on Muscle Mass and Function in Aging Humans
Bettina Mittendorfer, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine
Dr. Bettina Mittendorfer is professor of medicine and nutritional sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where she also directs the Nutrition and Obesity Research Center Clinical Science Research Core and the Clinical Translational Research Unit. She has a long-standing interest in integrated physiology research with a focus on nutrition in the context of age-related sarcopenia, obesity and cardiometabolic diseases. Since 1995, Dr. Mittendorfer has been conducting complex, interdisciplinary clinical and translational studies to evaluate the effect of diet, physical activity and pharmacological interventions on body composition, physical function substrate metabolism and associated cellular signaling, which have resulted in more than 100 peer-reviewed original research papers.