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Jorge Matias Caviglia

Assistant Professor
Health and Nutrition Sciences

Location: 4113a Ingersoll Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x1296
Fax: 718.951.4670
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Jorge Matias Caviglia is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences.
He conducts research on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which is strongly associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome, and which, following the obesity epidemic, has become the most common liver disease. He uses animal models of NAFLD to better understand the cellular signaling mechanisms that underlie the development of NAFLD and the contribution of the gut microbiota. The objective is to identify new ways to prevent and treat this disease.
He teaches Advanced Nutrition 1 and 2.

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