Thomas R. Ziegler, MD

Director, Emory University Hospital Clinical Interactions Site, ACTSI Clinical Interactions Network, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA

Dr. Thomas R. Ziegler obtained his MD from Michigan State University in 1983. He is currently ACTSI investigator, professor of medicine in Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids and the Emory University Hospital Nutrition and Metabolic Support Service, Emory University School of Medicine. He serves as editorial board member in a number of journals. His research focuses on molecular mechanisms and nutrient/growth factor/redox regulation of intestinal cell growth, repair, and function;mechanisms and clinical effects of glutamine-supplemented nutrition support, altered macronutrient administration and high-dose vitamin D in catabolic states; and redox and metabolomicresponses in malnutrition and nutritional repletion, critical illness, and with administration of specific nutrients (e.g. glutamine, sulfur amino acids, vitamin D, antioxidants) in animal and human models of disease.