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Nicolaas EP Deutz, MD,PhD

Professor of Geriatrics. Professor of Pediatrics and Nutrition
Center for Translational Research in Aging & Longevity
Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham St. Slot 807
Little Rock, AR 72205, U.S.A.

Telephone: (501) 352-6626
E-mail: nep.deutz@ctral.org
Website link: http://www.ctral.org
Accepting new patients: Yes
Areas of Clinical Interest: Malnutrition. Protein-energy deficiency. Disease-specific Nutrition in relation to malnutrition.

Dr. Deutz is a Professor of Geriatrics with secondary appointments in the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition and in the Department of Pediatrics. His research and interests have been in clinical nutrition and metabolism research in animals and humans for more than 25 years; he has published over 200 papers in this research field. His clinical interest is using nutritional supplements to treat malnutrition in elderly and during acute and chronic disease states.

He studied Medicine at the University of Amsterdam, NL and obtained his M.D. As a Clinical Fellow at the Department of Neurosurgery and Internal Medicine of the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam, he initiated his metabolic neurochemical research in collaboration with the Delft University of Technology, both in the Netherlands, earning his Ph.D. with his thesis on hepatic encephalopathy.

He joined the Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism Group of the Department of Surgery of Maastricht University, NL as Assistant Professor and was appointed Associate Professor in 2000. He has focused his research on (inter)organ protein and amino acid metabolism using animals (mice, rats, pigs), healthy humans, and patients with various acute and chronic diseases, including (pre)diabetes, cancer, COPD, sepsis, liver and gut failure and was PI of many federal and industry-sponsored research projects. He moved to the present position in 2006.

He continuously supervises Ph.D. students and is co-organizer of a number of international post-graduate courses. Since 1988, he is an active member of the European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ESPEN) and chaired the scientific committee from 2000 – 2005. Since 2006, he has served as Editor-in-Chief of the societies journals: Clinical Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition Supplements, and e-SPEN.

Certification Date: 11/22/2008
Expiration Date: 11/22/2018
Certificate Number: 2080350