Elena Volpi, MD, PhD

Director, Sealy Center on Aging

  • 10093 Citations
  • 55 h-Index
1992 …2024
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Research interests

Physical functioning and sarcopenia in older adults; Protein metabolism; Muscle metabolism in type 2 diabetes; Exercise and nutritional regulation of muscle growth; Sex/gender disparities in metabolism; Ethnic/racial disparities in metabolismnbsp;

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Projects 2008 2024

Research Output 1992 2019

  • 10093 Citations
  • 55 h-Index
  • 137 Article
  • 4 Chapter
  • 2 Review article
Open Access
Clinical Trials, Phase I
Randomized Controlled Trials
Open Access
Essential Amino Acids
Body Composition
Randomized Controlled Trials
Essential Amino Acids
Insulin Resistance
Randomized Controlled Trials

Functional Improvements Utilizing the Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB) in the Elderly after Epidural Steroid Injections

Przkora, R., Kinsky, M., Fisher, S., Babl, C., Heyde, C. E., Vasilopoulos, T., Kaye, A. D. & Volpi, E., Feb 1 2019, In : Current Pain and Headache Reports. 23, 2, 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Epidural Injections
Pathologic Constriction
Pain Clinics

Low skeletal muscle capillarization limits muscle adaptation to resistance exercise training in older adults

Moro, T., Brightwell, C. R., Phalen, D. E., McKenna, C. F., Lane, S. J., Porter, C., Volpi, E., Rasmussen, B. & Fry, C. S., Nov 1 2019, In : Experimental Gerontology. 127, 110723.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resistance Training
Skeletal Muscle