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We use in vivo imaging and spectroscopy methods to advance the quantitative understanding of human physiology and pathophysiology.  We are particularly interested in learning about the structure and function of skeletal muscle and other metabolically important organs, such as the liver and brown adipose tissue.  We develop new experimental approaches for studying these organs, and we conduct applied and translational physiology studies that help us to understand how the structure and function of these organs are altered in neuromuscular and metabolic disorders.  You can learn more about these projects on the “What We Study” page.

We are members of the Vanderbilt University Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences and the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science. For more information about what we do, we invite you to explore our site or contact us.