Courtney Peterson, Ph.D, MSC

Instructor

Department/Laboratory:
John S McIlhenny Skeletal Muscle Physiology
Phone:
(225) 763-2785
 
Fax:
(225) 763-3030
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EDUCATION

PhD, 2011, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dietary interventions to combat diabetes and obesity, especially time-restricted feeding and botanicals. Mathematical and technical approaches to modeling and assessing body composition and metabolism.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Sonnier T, Rood J, Gimble JM, Peterson CM. Glycemic control is impaired in the evening in prediabetes through multiple diurnal rhythms. Accepted for publication in Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications.

LeCoultre V, Peterson CM (co-first author), Covington JD, Ebenezer PJ, Frost EA, Schwarz JM, and Ravussin E. Ten nights of exposure to moderate hypoxia improves insulin sensitivity in obese men. Diabetes Care 2013 Dec; 36(12): e197-8. doi: 10.2337/dc13-1350.

Lam YY, Peterson CM, Ravussin E. Resveratrol vs. Calorie Restriction: Data from Rodents and Humans. Exp Gerontol. 2013 Oct; 48(10): 1018-24. PMID: 23624181.

Thomas DM, Bredlau C, Bosy-Westphal A, Mueller M, Shen W, Gallagher D, Maeda Y, McDougall A, Peterson CM, Ravussin E, Heymsfield SB. Relationships between body roundness with body fat and visceral adipose tissue emerging from a new geometrical model. Obesity. 2013 Nov; 21(11): 2264-71. PMID: 23519954.

Heymsfield SB, Thomas D, Bosy-Westphal A, Shen W, Peterson CM, Müller MJ. Evolving concepts on adjusting human resting energy expenditure measurements for body size. Obs Rev. 2012 Nov; 13(11): 1001-14. PMID: 22863371.

Peterson CM, Johannsen DL, Ravussin E. Skeletal muscle mitochondria and aging: A review. J Aging Res 2012; 2012: 194821. PMID: 22888430. ^ top