Faculty A-F: Children's Nutrition Research Center

Alli Antar, Ph.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • 713-798-0324

Fida Bacha, MD

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 832-822-3670

Janice C Baranowski, MPH, RD

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-6763

Thomas Baranowski, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-6762

Behavioral Nutrition; Physical Activity; Obesity Prevention; Behavioral Theory; Children; Families

John W Belmont, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-4634

Structural congenital heart defects including abnormalities in laterality and hypoplastic left heart syndrome; Medical population genetics…

Dennis M Bier, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7022

Douglas G Burrin, Ph.D.

Professor Pediatrics

Phone

  • 713-798-7049

Shaji K Chacko, Ph.D., M.S.

Instructor

Miao-Hsueh Chen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-0357

Ninghui Cheng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-9326

Karen W Cullen, Dr.P.H.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-6764

Jayna Markand Dave, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7195

Teresa A Davis, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7169

Marta L. Fiorotto, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7146

Developmental Determinants of Skeletal Muscle Growth

John P Foreyt, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-3839

Loning Fu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-0342

Makoto Fukuda, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Faculty G-J: Children's Nutrition Research Center

Kenneth H Gabbay, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-0378

Michael A Grusak, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7044

Xinfu Guan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-9322

Glucagon-like peptides and receptors in the control of energy balance and glucose homeostasis

Yongtao Guan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-0362

Statistical genetics/genomics; Statistical and computational methods for next-gen sequencing; Bayesian statistics; Markov chain Monte Carlo

Darryl L. Hadsell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7043

Neil Hanchard, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-0393

Global health genomics; Genetics of complex pediatric disease traits; Genome-wide DNA methylation

Morey W Haymond, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-6776

Diabetes; Endocrinology

Bill C Heird, M.D.

Professor Emeritus

Phone

  • 713-798-7177

Kendal D Hirschi, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7011

Nutritional improvement of agriculturally important crops

Sheryl O Hughes, Ph.D., M.A., M.S.W.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7017

Farook Jahoor, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7084

Intermediary metabolism in different pathological states

Faculty M-R: Children's Nutrition Research Center

Juan C. Marini, D.V.M., Ph.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-0343

Mahmoud Ali Mohammad, Ph.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • 713-798-0386

David Moore, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-3313

Functions of members of the nuclear hormone receptor superfamily

Nancy Engelmann Moran, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-0520

Carotenoids; Dietary Phytochemicals; Nutritional Biochemistry; Diet and Cancer; Nutritional Pharmacokinetics; Genetics…

Jennette Palcic Moreno, Ph.D., M.A., B.A.

Instructor

Phone

  • 713-798-7069

Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity; Behavioral Interventions; Parenting Practices; Summer Weight Gain

Kathleen J Motil, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-3131

Rett Syndrome; Methyl-CpG-Binding Protein 2; Growth Disorders; Lactation; Dietary Proteins

Paul A Nakata, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7013

Nutrient partitioning in plants and its manipulation for nutritional improvements of plant foods

Buford L Nichols Jr, M.D.

Professor Emeritus

Phone

  • 7135572093

Theresa A Nicklas, Dr.P.H.

Professor

Teresia Margareta O'Connor, MD, MPH, FAAP

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-822-3436

Renan Alcides Orellana, M.D.

Associate Professor

Faculty S-Z: Children's Nutrition Research Center

Lanlan Shen, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-0317

Epigenetics, Development and Human Disease

Robert J Shulman, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7178

Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Children; Gastrointestinal Development; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Parenteral Nutrition

Roman J Shypailo, B.S.

Instructor

Phone

  • 713-798-7127

Stephanie Sisley, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-0391

Obesity; Type 2 Diabetes; Vitamin D Regulation

C Wayne Smith, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-0311

Mechanisms of Leukocyte Transendothelial Migration; Mechanisms of Wound Healing of the Cornea; Proinflammatory Effects of Obesity

E. O'Brian Smith, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7058

Barbara Stoll, Ph.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • 713-798-7175

Yuxiang Sun, M.D. Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7167

Nutritional regulation, glucose- and energy- homeostasis, inflammation, and pathophysiology of obesity, diabetes and aging

Agus Suryawan, Ph.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • 713-798-7148

Deborah I Thompson, PhD, RD

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7076

Behavioral Nutrition; Physical Activity; Obesity Prevention; Diabetes Prevention/Management; Behavioral Theory; Children; Adolescents; Technology

Qiang Tong, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-6716

Molecular mechanism of life span extension by caloric restriction; Adipose formation and function during obesity and diabetes…

Robert A Waterland, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-0304

Environmental influences on mammalian developmental epigenetics

William Wai-Lun Wong, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7168

Alexis Wood, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Qi Wu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-0512

Yong Xu, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-7199

CNS control of body weight, glucose and blood pressure

Yongjie Yang, Ph.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • 713-798-0380