Adam Kuchnia

Position title: KL2 Scholar

Website: Nutritional Science Profile

Adam J Kuchnia, PhD, RDN, is an Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences (CALS). His proposal focuses on developing imaging-based measures of muscle quality that can be used as therapeutic targets to evaluate and optimize muscle health in those affected by muscle wasting, a pervasive condition complicating prognosis in various disease states, such as end-stage heart failure and lung cancer.

Mentor Team:
Neil Binkley, MD, Medicine (Geriatrics and Endocrinology); SMPH
Scott Reeder, MD, PhD, Radiology, Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Medicine and Emergency Medicine; SMPH, COE
Ravi Dhingra, MD, MPH, Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine); SMPH