Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science
Department of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics & Nutritional Science
Mailing Address Campus Box 8031
660 S. Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Office Location West Building,
2nd Floor, Room 201
Phone (314) 362-8708
Fax (314) 362-8230
Metabolic Regulation and Obesity
Prevention and Control
Category(ies) of Research
Descriptor of Research
Dr. Klein’s research is characterized by the use of stable isotope tracers and cellular analysis of tissue samples in studies conducted in human subjects to simultaneously evaluate cellular, regional, and whole-body substrate metabolism. His laboratory is particularly interested in the mechanisms responsible for the metabolic abnormalities associated with obesity.