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Douglas Paddon-Jones, PhD

Douglas Paddon-Jones, PhD

Professor, Department of Nutrition and Metabolism
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301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1124
Phone: (409)772-3073
Fax: (409) 772-2577
Email: djpaddon@utmb.edu

Research Areas

Muscle metabolism, protein synthesis


Diploma 1989 Queensland University of Technology, Australia Medical Imaging
BSc 1993 University of Queensland, Australia Physiology
BSc (Hons) 1994 University of Queensland, Australia Human Movement
MS 1996 Ball State University, Indiana Exercise Physiology
PhD 1999 University of Queensland, Australia Human Movement

Current Funding

Paddon-Jones (PI)
Whey protein, aging and physical inactivity
Dairy Research Institute

R01 NR0129730 - Paddon-Jones (PI)
Preserving muscle mass and function in bedridden older adults

L12-2897 - Paddon-Jones (PI)
Evaluation of an oral nutritional supplement containing AN777 in older hospitalized adults
Abbott Laboratories

Select Publications

Symons T.B., Sheffield-Moore, M., Mamerow, M., Wolfe,R.R. and Paddon-Jones, D. The anabolic response to resistance exercise and a protein-rich meal is not diminished by age. J. Nutr.Health and Aging. 15(5):376-81. 2011. PMCID: PMC3280506

Cree MG, Paddon-Jones D, Newcomer BR, Ronsen O, Aarsland A, Wolfe RR, Ferrando A. Twenty-eight-day bed rest with hypercortisolemia induces peripheral insulin resistance and increases intramuscular triglycerides. Metabolism. 59(5):703-10. 2011. PMCID: PMC2856785

Drummond MJ, Dickinson JM, Fry CS, Walker DK, Gundermann DM, Reidy PT, Timmerman KL, Markofski MM, Paddon-Jones D, Rasmussen BB, Volpi E. Bed rest impairs skeletal muscle amino acid transporter expression, mTORC1 signaling, and protein synthesis in response to essential amino acids in older adults. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 302(9):E1113-22. 2012. PMCID: PMC3361979