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David S Seres
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


 
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