Samuel Klein, MD

Samuel Klein, MD

William H. Danforth Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Science | Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science

Research Interest

Metabolic Regulation and Obesity

Prevention and Control

Category(ies) of Research



Descriptor of Research

Dr. Klein’s research is characterized by the use of stable isotope tracers and cellular analysis of tissue samples in studies conducted in human subjects to simultaneously evaluate cellular, regional, and whole-body substrate metabolism. His laboratory is particularly interested in the mechanisms responsible for the metabolic abnormalities associated with obesity.

Geriatriacs and Nutritional Science