Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Differences in Glucose Metabolism Among Women With Spinal Cord Injury May Not Be Fully Explained by Variations in Body CompositionDelaware Medical Journal.  100:1061-1067.e1. 2019
2019 A Systematic Scoping Review of Surgically Manipulated Adipose Tissue and the Regulation of Energetics and Body Fat in AnimalsObesity Research.  27:1404-1417. 2019
2019 Dietary R,S-1,3-butanediol diacetoacetate reduces body weight and adiposity in obese mice fed a high-fat dietFederation proceedings.  33:2409-2421. 2019
2018 Weight Cycling Increases Longevity Compared with Sustained Obesity in MiceObesity Research.  26:1733-1739. 2018
2018 A paternal methyl donor depleted diet leads to increased anxiety- and depression-like behavior in adult rat offspringSociology of Sport Journal.  38. 2018
2018 Regression to the mean, apparent data errors and biologically extraordinary results: Letter regarding 'changes in telomere length 3-5 years after gastric bypass surgery'International Journal of Obesity.  42:949-950. 2018
2018 Sex-dependent differences in liver and gut metabolomic profiles with acarbose and calorie restriction in C57BL/6 miceJournals of Gerontology, Series A.  73:157-165. 2018
2016 Gene-nutrient interaction markedly influences yeast chronological lifespanExperimental Gerontology.  86:113-123. 2016
2016 Nutrition and energetics in rodent longevity researchExperimental Gerontology.  86:90-96. 2016
2016 Observational research rigour alone does not justify causal inferenceEuropean Journal of Clinical Investigation.  46:985-993. 2016
2016 Targeting glucose metabolism for healthy aging.Nutr Healthy Aging.  4:31-46. 2016
2016 Contributors to Metabolic Disease Risk Following Spinal Cord Injury.Significant Perspectives.  4:190-199. 2016
2016 In Vivo Determination of Body Composition in Zebrafish (Danio rerio) by Quantitative Magnetic ResonanceZebrafish.  13:170-176. 2016
2015 Weighing the Evidence of Common Beliefs in Obesity ResearchMolecular BioSystems.  55:2014-2053. 2015
2015 Do altered energy metabolism or spontaneous locomotion 'mediate' decelerated senescence?Journal of Community Health.  14:483-490. 2015
2015 Functional genomic analysis reveals overlapping and distinct features of chronologically long-lived yeast populationsResearch and practice in Alzheimer's disease.  7:177-194. 2015
2014 Aging and energetics' 'Top 40' future research opportunities 2010-2013F1000Research.  3. 2014
2014 Acarbose, 17-α-estradiol, and nordihydroguaiaretic acid extend mouse lifespan preferentially in malesJournal of Community Health.  13:273-282. 2014
2014 Impact of weight cycling on risk of morbidity and mortalityObesity Reviews.  15:870-881. 2014
2014 Variations in body weight, Food Intake and body composition after long-term high-fat diet feeding in C57BL/6J miceObesity Research.  22:2147-2155. 2014
2013 Measurement of interscapular brown adipose tissue of mice in differentially housed temperatures by chemical-shift-encoded water-fat MRIJournal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  38:1425-1433. 2013
2013 Sarcopenia and piscines: The case for indeterminate-growing fish as unique genetic model organisms in aging and longevity researchFrontiers in Genetics.  4. 2013
2013 Dietary protein source influence on body size and composition in growing zebrafishZebrafish.  10:439-446. 2013
2013 Effects of risperidone on energy balance in female C57BL/6J miceObesity Research.  21:1850-1857. 2013
2013 Myths, presumptions, and facts about obesityNew England Journal of Medicine.  368:446-454. 2013
2013 Chemical-shift water-fat MRI of white adipose depots: inability to resolve cell size differences.International Journal of Body Composition Research.  11:9-16. 2013
2012 Variations in T 2* and fat content of murine brown and white adipose tissues by chemical-shift MRIMagnetic Resonance Imaging.  30:323-329. 2012
2012 Ambient Temperature and Obesity.Journal of the American Statistical Association, Section of Statistical Consulting.  1:26-34. 2012
2012 Conjectures on some curious connections among social status, calorie restriction, hunger, fatness, and longevityOnkologie.  1264:1-12. 2012
2011 Telomere dynamics in rhesus monkeys: No apparent effect of caloric restrictionJournals of Gerontology, Series A.  66 A:1163-1168. 2011
2011 MR properties of brown and white adipose tissuesJournal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  34:468-473. 2011
2011 No compelling evidence that sibutramine prolongs life in rodents despite providing a dose-dependent reduction in body weightInternational Journal of Obesity.  35:652-657. 2011
2011 Can rodent longevity studies be both short and powerful?Journals of Gerontology, Series A.  66 A:279-286. 2011
2010 Identification of brown adipose tissue in mice with fat-water IDEAL-MRIJournal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  31:1195-1202. 2010
2010 Metformin supplementation and life span in fischer-344 ratsJournals of Gerontology, Series A.  65 A:468-474. 2010
2010 The effect of mannan oligosaccharide supplementation on body weight gain and fat accrual in C57Bl/6J miceObesity Research.  18:995-999. 2010
2010 A microarray-based genetic screen for yeast chronological aging factorsPLoS Genetics.  6. 2010
2010 Chronic ingestion of 2-deoxy-d-glucose induces cardiac vacuolization and increases mortality in ratsToxicology and Applied Pharmacology.  243:332-339. 2010
2010 Mild calorie restriction induces fat accumulation in female C57BL/6J miceObesity Research.  18:456-462. 2010
2010 Calorie restriction: What recent results suggest for the future of ageing researchEuropean Journal of Clinical Investigation.  40:440-450. 2010
2009 Calorie restriction effects on silencing and recombination at the yeast rDNAJournal of Community Health.  8:633-642. 2009
2009 Validation of quantitative magnetic resonance (QMR) for determination of body composition in rats.International Journal of Body Composition Research.  7:99-107. 2009
2008 Pnc1p-mediated nicotinamide clearance modifies the epigenetic properties of rDNA silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiaeGenetics.  180:797-810. 2008
2007 Calorie restriction extends the chronological lifespan of Saccharomyces cerevisiae independently of the SirtuinsJournal of Community Health.  6:649-662. 2007
2007 DNA replication stress is a determinant of chronological lifespan in budding yeastPLoS ONE.  2. 2007
2004 Nicotinamide Clearance by Pnc1 Directly Regulates Sir2-Mediated Silencing and LongevityMolecular and Cellular Biology.  24:1301-1312. 2004

Investigator On

  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC)  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2022
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center - Animal Models Core  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2022
  • Systems Level Analysis of the Interplay Between Metabolism, Cell-Cell Communication, and Aging  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2020
  • Comparative Energetics and Aging  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Comparative Energetics and Aging - Comparative Organismal Energetics Core C  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Identifying Outcome Mediators of Calorie Restriction Mimetic use in Renal Cancer  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2020
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2018
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center - Enrichment Program  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2018
  • Constructing Gene-Regulatory Networks to Reveal the Metabolic Basis of Lifespan in Yeast  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2018
  • Energetics, Disparities, & Lifespan: A Unified Hypothesis  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center - UAB NORC Supplement: Rigor in Sample Size Selection in Murine Model Research  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • Body Composition, Energetics and Longevity  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2016
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biochemistry, University of Virginia 2007
  • Master of Science in Biological and Physical Sciences, University of Virginia 2004
  • Full Name

  • Daniel Smith