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Vanderbilt Center for Human Nutrition

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

Study Title:

Effects of High Fat Diets on Cardiovascular Risk

Principal Investigator:  Heidi J. Silver, Ph.D., R.D.

Contact:  Abbie Warren, R.D. 615-936-2055

Purpose:  To determine effects of consuming a high fat diet and 18-carbon fats on weight loss, body composition, insulin sensitivity and endothelial function as markers of risk for diabetes and heart disease. 

Eligibility:  Women, Age 21-50, BMI:  30-39.9, Nonsmoker 

Study Title:

Insulin Detemir in Obesity Management

Principal Investigators: Heidi J. Silver, Ph.D., R.D., Kevin Niswender, M.D., Ph.D., Calum Avison, Ph.D.

Contact:  Lynn Seabolt, M.S., R.D. 615-936-0365

Purpose:  To determine the effects of Detemir insulin with and without diet on weight loss, body composition, insulin resistance, endothelial function and brain function.

Eligibility:  Adult, Age 31-60, BMI: 30-49.9, Diabetic, Nonsmoker

Study Title:

A Long Term Open Label Study with Teduglutide for Subjects with Parenteral Nutrition Dependent Short Bowel Syndrome

Study Title:

A one-year, open-label study with teduglutide for subjects with parenteral nutrition-dependent short bowel syndrome who complete study CL0600-021 (NPS: TED-C11-001)

Study Title:

National Patient Registry for Nutrition Care (Sustain, LLC).

Study Title:

Incidence of refeeding syndrome with the initiation and advancement of parenteral nutrition

Study Title:

A Retrospective Review of the Effects of Lipid Emulsion on Outcomes in Critical Illness

Study Title:

Evaluation of the efficacy of treatment for occluded enteral access