Diabetes Research Center (DRC)
Washington University in St. Louis

Samuel Klein, M.D.

Samuel Klein, M.D.

William H. Danforth Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Science
Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science

Department of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science

Mailing Address:   Campus Box 8031
660 S. Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Office Location:   West Building
2nd Floor, Room 201
Office Phone:   (314) 362-8708
Fax:   (314) 362-8230
E-mail address:   sklein@dom.wustl.edu

Research Interest:

Metabolic Regulation and Obesity

Prevention and Contol


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.


Geriatrics and Nutritional Science