Surgery Faculty Shriners Hospitals for Children

Craig Porter, PhD
Craig Porter, PhDAssistant Professor
Associate Director, Metabolism Unit, Shriners Hospitals for Children

About Craig Porter, PhD

815 Market Street, Galveston, Texas 77550-2725
Telephone: (409) 770-6676

PhD: Skeletal Muscle Physiology, University of Nottingham, UK

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Metabolism Unit, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Department of Surgery, UTMB

Special Interests: Metabolism, Mitochondria, Skeletal Muscle, Adipose Tissue, Burn Trauma, Exercise

Research Projects: The role of mitochondria in the pathophysiological stress response to burn trauma. The determinants of metabolic rate in burn victims. The impact of burns on skeletal muscle metabolism. The impact of burn injury and propranolol treatment on adipose tissue function. Skeletal muscle mitochondrial function in health and disease.