US FL Orlando Translational Research Institute

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US FL Orlando Translational Research Institute

Oroboros O2k-Network

O2k-Network Lab Translational Research Institute

Left to right: Natalie Stephens, Elvis Carnero, Paul M Coen, Maria Pino, Erich Gnaiger, Bret Goodpaster and Robert Standley. Missing on the picture are: Steven R Smith, Lauren M Sparks, and Tracey L Woodlief (Dec 2014).

Power-O2k Network Cluster

Address 301 East Princeton Street, 32804
City Orlando
State/Prov Florida (FL)
Country USA
Contact Smith Steven R
Team US_FL_Orlando_Goodpaster_BH, US_FL Orlando_Sparks LM
Team previous
Status 7 Power-O2k 2009-
Oroboros Events


Brouwers 2018 Front Physiol2018Brouwers B, Stephens NA, Costford SR, Hopf ME, Ayala JE, Yi F, Xie H, Li JL, Gardell SJ, Sparks LM, Smith SR (2018) Elevated nicotinamide phosphoribosyl transferase in skeletal muscle augments exercise performance and mitochondrial respiratory capacity following exercise training. Front Physiol 9:704.
Pino 2017 Int J Obes (Lond)2017Pino MF, Divoux A, Simmonds AV, Smith SR, Sparks LM (2017) Investigating the effects of Orexin-A on thermogenesis in human deep neck brown adipose tissue. Int J Obes (Lond) 41:1646-53.
Liang 2016 J Biol Chem2016Liang X, Liu L, Fu T, Zhou Q, Zhou D, Xiao L, Liu L, Kong Y, Xie H, Yi F, Lai L, Vega RB, Kelly DP, Smith SR, Gan Z (2016) Exercise inducible lactate dehydrogenase B regulates mitochondrial function in skeletal muscle. J Biol Chem 291:25306-18.
Coen 2015 Diabetes2015Coen PM, Menshikova EV, Distefano G, Zheng D, Tanner CJ, Standley RA, Helbling NL, Dubis GS, Ritov VB, Xie H, Desimone ME, Smith SR, Stefanovic-Racic M, Toledo FG, Houmard JA, Goodpaster BH (2015) Exercise and weight loss improve muscle mitochondrial respiration, lipid partitioning, and insulin sensitivity after gastric bypass surgery. Diabetes 64:3737-50.


Zhang 2015 Abstract MiPschool Greenville 20152015Skeletal muscle NAMPT overexpression prevents mitochondrial dysfunction during hindlimb unloading induced muscle atrophy.

Links to publications

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