- Touro Metabolic Research Center
Touro University California's Metabolic Research Center is well positioned to conduct, focused, paradigm-shifting, state of the art, human research to address modifiable causes pertaining to the current epidemic of diabetes and obesity and translate it to the community in the fastest possible way. The Metabolic Research Center will turn a burgeoning scientific activity already happening into a common effort, centrally managed with a cohesive goal.
Some of the research that is happening on our campus includes:
- Metabolic Effects of Sugar/Aspartame Study (MESA Study)
This is a collaborative project between Touro University California and UC Davis.
Touro PIs: Drs. Jean-Marc Schwarz & Kathleen Mulligan
- AstraZenca Pharma Trial (Now Recruiting)
Study Objective: To demonstrate the superiority of the change from baseline HbA1c achieved with the coadministered Saxagliptin 5mg and Dapagliflozin 5mg to either agent individually after 24 weeks.
PI: Dr. Jay Shubrook
- Diabetes and Driving (Now Recruiting)
Study Objective: Investigating correlations of hyperglycemia with impairments in driving performance in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. PI: Drs. Shadi Doroudgar and Jay Shubrook
Ongoing clincial research studies click here.
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