Bettina Mittendorfer

Bettina Mittendorfer


Professor of Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

Division of Food, Nutrition & Exercise Sciences (FNES) - CAFNR // Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, School of Medicine

Senior Associate Dean for Research

School of Medicine


NextGen Precision Health Clinical and Translational Science Unit

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

Overnutrition and an inactive lifestyle contribute to many of the biggest public health challenges of the 21st century, including obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and sarcopenia. Dr. Mittendorfer’s research aims to understand the physiological mechanisms involved in driving cardiometabolic diseases and how they can be prevented or reversed by specific lifestyle interventions.