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Dudley Lamming

Associate Professor

School of Medicine and Public Health | Department of Medicine

Hometown: New York City

Dr. Dudley Lamming is a faculty member of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism within the Department of Medicine of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He began his lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2014 following completion of his Ph.D. at Harvard University in 2008 and postdoctoral studies at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, MA. Dr. Lamming’s research focuses on understanding how nutrient-responsive signaling pathways can be harnessed to promote health and longevity. He is a fellow of the American Aging Association and the Gerontological Society of America, a recipient of the Gerontological Society of America Nathan Shock New Investigator Award and the American Physiological Society (Endocrinology and Metabolism Section) New Investigator Award, and the current President of the American Aging Association.


Beyond the Calorie
In contrast with the prevailing notion that ‘‘a calorie is just a calorie,’’ there are clear differences, within and between individuals, in the metabolic response to different dietary components. I will discuss the role of dietary protein and specific amino acids (the building blocks of protein) in regulating health aging.

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