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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Dudley Lamming

Expert on how nutrition can be used to promote healthy aging

Assistant Professor, Medicine Work: 608-256-1901 — Home and cell phones available upon request lamming@wisc.edu Home page Twitter: @LammingLab

Topics

  • Protein restriction and aging
  • Branched-chain amino acids, obesity, and diabetes
  • Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome

Achievements

  • Discovered that many side effects of rapamycin, an FDA-approved drug that extends the lifespan of mice, are mediated by "off-target" inhibition of mTORC2.
  • Discovered that protein restriction promotes metabolic health in humans and mice
  • Discovered that restriction of dietary branched-chain amino acids promote metabolic health

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