Member Biography


Thomas O'Connell, Ph.D.

1120 W. Michigan St.
CL 200
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (919) 621-1074
Fax: (317) 274-8285

Research Program Membership

Unaligned member

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology
IU School of Medicine

I joined the faculty in the summer of 2016 and am ramping up my research on applying metabolomics to cancer cachexia and other muscle wasting disorders. I use both NMR and MS based metabolic profiling and integrate this data with other omics technologies. My ultimate goal is to understand the energetic derangements so that pharmaceutical/nutraceutical interventions can be developed to preserve muscle & fat mass, improve response to therapy and prolong survival.

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Ph.D. - University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 12/1991

Post-doctoral Fellowship - National Institute of Environmental Health Services 11/1994

Post-doctoral Fellowship - Yale University, School of Medicine 03/1993