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
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.