Core Members

2015-09-29-beth-barton02989Elisabeth R. Barton, Ph.D. (Principal Investigator)
Professor, Applied Physiology & Kinesiology
University of Florida
erbarton@ufl.edu
(352) 294-1714


Michael Matheny
Senior Biological Scientist, Pharmacology & Therapeutics
University of Florida

(352) 294-8138

Mike has been a Florida Gator since 1983. He received a B.S. in Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida. Mike has 29 years of basic science research experience spending most of that time studying the role of leptin in central regulation of food consumption and energy expenditure. He crossed over into the field of muscle biology in 2015. He is an outdoor enthusiast who loves gardening, cooking, and sharing wine with good friends.



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