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Training Activities
- Clinical Fellowship in Nutrition. Director

Open Training Positions
Clinical Res Fellows

David S Seres, MD, ScM, PNS
Director, Medical Nutrition, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Institute of Human Nutrition

Research Summary
Outcomes impact of nutrition support
Impact of disease on state of nourishment
Nutrition education for physicians
Safety and decreasing risk in nutrition support administration

Research Activities
*Inappropriate demand for gastrostomies by skilled nursing facilities - Regional disparities
*Comparison of gastrointestinal complications feeding ICU patients with predigested and standard tube feeding products - PI
* Improvement of skeletal muscle dysfunction in patients with advanced congestive heart failure with supplementation of glutamine and/or omega-3 fats - Co-PI
* Metabolic response to intracerebral hemorrhage – Co-PI
* Impact on attitudes and skills in assessing nutrition issues in third and fourth-year student patient evaluations -PI
* Early vs delayed feeding after cystetomy and ileal conduit – Co-PI
* Quantification of excess infection rate due to TPN in patients with central venous catheters – Co-PI
* Extracorporal Mechanical Oxygenation as an alternative to mechanical ventilation – Outcomes and metabolic benefits – Collaborator
* Impact of intravenous omega-3 fats on lung injury in mice – Collaborator
* A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled, Parallel Group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of SAR236553/REGN727 in Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia Not Adequately Controlled With Their Lipid Modifying Therapy, Coinvestigator
* A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled, Parallel Group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of SAR236553/REGN727 in Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia and LDLC higher or equal to 160mg/dL with Their Lipid Modifying Therapy.
* A Randomized Double Blinded Controlled Trial of an Oral Nutritional Supplement Containing AN 777 in Older Hospitalized Patients, PI
* Columbia Cerebral Palsy Center Registry, Contributor
* Outcomes and survival after consideration of feeding gastrostomy in ICU patients - PI
* Excess Incidence of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection in Patients Receiving Parenteral Nutrition - Co-PI

Positions & Appointments
2008 - present Associate Professor of Medicine in the Instittue of Human Nutrition Columbia University Medical Center New York
2009 - present Director, Nutrition Curriculum Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons New York
2012 - present Member, Medical Advisory Board Consumer Reports
2014 - present Contributor The Hill Washington, DC
2014 - 2015 Fellow, Columbia University Public Voices Fellowship Columbia University and The OpEd Project New York

Education and Training
1991-1995 MD Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
2008-2010 Master of Science, Healthcare Management Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA

Honors and Awards
2014 American Society for Nutrition Excellence in Nutrition Education Award
2014 American Society for Nutrition Excellence in Nutrition Education Award
2013 American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Nutrition Support Team of Distinction Award
2012 American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Abstract of Distinction Award
2011 American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Abstract of Distinction Award
1991 Annual Clinical Nutrition Fellows Research Award, American Society for Clinical Nutrition
1991 Elected Member, American Society for Clinical Nutrition
1988 The Loet A. Velmans Fellowship in Nutrition Research, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York
1987 International AIDS Research Award (for studies of hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism in AIDS), 3rd International AIDS Conference

Committees and Society Memberships
2010 – current Member, Ethics Committee
2013 – current Member, Faculty Council
2012 – current Member, Early and Adequate Nutrition Task Force
2011 – 2013 Chair, End of Life Task Force
2011 – current Member, Dietetic Internship Steering Committee
2008 – current Co-Chair, Nutrition Advisory Board, NYPresbyterian Hospital

Favorite Websites










Selected Publications:
1. Seres, DS, Vanway, C. (2015) Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill :

2. Ippolito P, Larson EL, Furuya EY, Liu J, Seres DS (2014) Utility of Electronic Medical Records to Assess the Relationship between Parenteral Nutrition and Central Line-associated Blood Stream Infections in Adult Hospitalized Patients JPEN: Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Epub June 4:pending

3. Schmidt MJ, Claassen J, Ko S, Lantiqua H, Presciutti M, Lee K, Connolly ES, Mayer SA, Seres DS, Badjatia N (2012) Nutritional support and brain tissue glucose metabolism in poor-grade SAH: a retrospective observational study Critical Care 16:R15

4. Badjatia N, Seres D, Carpenter A, Schmidt J, Lee K, Mayer S, Claassen J, Connolly ES, Elkind M (2012) Free fatty acids and delayed cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage Stroke 43:691-6

5. Ayers P, Adams S, Boullata J, Gervasio J, Holcombe B, Kraft MD, Marshall N, Neal A, Sacks G, Seres DS, Worthington P, Guenter P (2014) A.S.P.E.N. Parenteral Nutrition Safety Consensus Recommendations JPEN:Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 38:296-333

6. Seres, DS, Sacks, G, Pedersen, C, Canada, T, Johnson, D, Kumpf, V, Guenter, P, Petersen, C, Mirtallo, J (2006) Parenteral Nutrition Safe Practices: Results of the 2003 American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Survey Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN) 30:259-532

7. 5. Seres, DS, Chernoff R (2013) Nutrition Support in Older Adults, in Geriatric Nutrition, 4th Edition, R Chernoff and A Barrocas, Eds :

8. Seres, DS (2009-current) Overview of Nutrition Support in Critical Illness; Enteral Nutrition in Critical Illness; Parenteral Nutrition in Critical Illness in UpToDate :

9. Seres, DS (2005) Surrogate Nutritional Markers, Malnutrition, and Adequacy of Nutrition Support Nutrition in Clinical Practice 20:308-313

10. Seres, DS, Resserecion, L (2003) Kwashiorkor: Dysmetabolism versus malnutrition Nutrition in Clinical Practice 18:297-301

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