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Labros S. Sidossis, PhD

Labros S. Sidossis, PhD

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine


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301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-0177
Phone: (409) 266-9690
Fax: (409) 772-8931
Email: lasidoss@utmb.edu

Research Areas

Metabolic abnormalities in obesity, diabetes, burns and cardiovascular disease


PhD 1994 The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas
MA 1992 The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
MS 1990 Queens College, City University of New York, New York
BS 1987 Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

Current Funding

No number (PI - Sidossis)
John Sealy Memorial Endowment Fund, UTMB
Role of Brown Adipose Tissue on Metabolic Control in Humans

84090 (PI - Sidossis)
Shriners Hospitals for Children Special Shared Facility - Mass Spectrometry

P50 GM060338 (PI - Herndon)
National Institutes of health
Mitigation of the Catecholamine Surge in Severely Burned Patients: Project 9 - Effects of Propranolol on Hypermetabolism
Role: Project 9 PI

71009 (PI - Suman)
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Oxandrolone and Propranolol will Promote Recovery in the Severely Burned

71008 (PI - Herndon)
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Mechanisms of Improved Wound Healing & Protein Metabolism of Insulin & Metformin
Role: Co-I

71006 (PI - Borsheim)
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Amino Acid Supplementation in Recovery from Severe Burn
Role: Co-I

Select Publications

Chondronikola M, Sidossis LS, Richardson LM, Temple JR, van den Berg PA, Herndon DN, Meyer WJ. Impact of obesity on body image dissatisfaction and social integration difficulty in adolescent and young adult burn injury survivors. J Burn Care Res. 2013 Jan-Feb;34(1):102-8.

Bellou E, Maraki M, Magkos F, Botonaki H, Panagiotakos DB, Kavouras SA, Sidossis LS. Effect of acute negative and positive energy balance on basal very-low density lipoprotein triglyceride metabolism in women. LoS One. 2013;8(3):e60251. PMCID: PMC3606217.

Porter C, Herndon DN, Sidossis LS, Børsheim E. The impact of severe burns on skeletal muscle mitochondrial function. Burns. 2013 May 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Chondronikola M, Meyer WJ, Sidossis LS, Ojeda S, Huddleston J, Stevens P, Børsheim E, Suman OE, Finnerty CC, Herndon DN Predictors of insulin resistance in pediatric burn injury survivors 24 to 36 months post-burn. J Burn Care Res (accepted).