Nathan K. LeBrasseur, Ph.D., M.S.

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Aging
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Exercise
  • Regulation of skeletal muscle growth and metabolism
  • Muscle performance, physical function and growth
  1. 2003
    Ph.D. - Applied Anatomy and PhysiologyDepartment of Health Sciences, Boston University
  2. 1997
    MS - Physical Therapy, with distinctionDepartment of Physical Therapy, Sargent College, Boston University
  3. 1995
    BS - Health Studies, magna cum laudeDepartment of Physical Therapy, Sargent College, Boston University

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Nathan W. Shock Award LectureNational Institute on Aging
  2. 2018
    FellowGerontological Society of America
  3. 2017
    Director’s Award for Contributions to ScienceRobert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging
  4. 2017
    Faculty Member, Musculoskeletal Pharmacology SectionF1000 Prime
  5. 2015
    Scholar, Spotlight HealthAspen Ideas Festival
  6. 2009
    New Investigator of the Year AwardEndocrinology Section, American Physiological Society
  7. 2004
    National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical LRP AwardNational Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health
  8. 2003
    National Research Service AwardNational Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health
  9. 2002
    American Physiological Society Professional Opportunity AwardAmerican Physiological Society
  10. 2002
    Dean's Award, Boston University Science and Technology DayBoston University
  11. 1997
    MS, Graduated with distinctionDepartment of Physical Therapy, Sargent College, Boston University
  12. 1995
    BS, magna cum laudeDepartment of Physical Therapy, Sargent College, Boston University
  13. 1995
    Professional Contribution AwardBoston University
  14. 1995
    Honor Auxiliary AwardBoston University
  15. 1994
    Golden Key National Honor SocietyBoston University

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - 2019
    Chair-ElectGerontological Society of America
  2. 2015 - present
    MemberThe Obesity Society
  3. 2012 - present
    MemberGerontological Society of America
  4. 2010 - 2012
    MemberThe Endocrine Society
  5. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Diabetes Association
  6. 2008 - 2010
    MemberNew York Academy of Sciences
  7. 2008 - present
    Advisory Board MemberCenter for Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices
  8. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Physiological Society
  9.  
    AdvisorPharmaceutical Assessment Management and Policy (PAMP) Program

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.