Jon Ramsey- BS, PhD
+1 530 754 8122
My research focuses on nutrition as it relates to obesity and aging. The goal of this research is to understand the biochemical mechanisms contributing to aging and obesity, and develop dietary interventions to promote weight loss and healthy aging.
1990 BS Agricultural Biochemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, A Mitochondrial Longevity Pathway: P66Shc Mechanisms, Gino Cortopassi (Principal Investigator), NIH
Principal Investigator, Alterations in membrane composition and function wiht calorie restriction, (Principal Investigator), NIH
Principal Investigator, Gift to support feline nutrtion research, (Principal Investigator), Ticho Foundation
Most Recent 10 Publications
Most Recent 5 Book Chapters
2007 Ramsey JJ, Hagopian K: Bioenergetics, Birren J, (ed), Encyclopedia of Gerontology, 2nd edition, Oxford. .
2001 Ramsey, JJ, S Monemdjou, S Lal, R Weindruch, and ME Harper: Restriction of energy intake, mitochondrial proton leak and aging, A Chwalibog and K Jakobsen, (ed), Energy Metabolism of Animals, Wageningen, the Netherlands. 305-8.
1998 Ramsey, JJ, DE Johnson, and KA Johnson: Energy expenditure and mitochondrial proton leak in lean and obese strains of rats, KJ McCracken, EF Unsworth, and ARG Wylie, (ed), Energy Metabolism of Farm Animals, New York. 27-30.
1996 Ramsey, JJ and JW Kemnitz: Bioenergetics, JE Birren, (ed), Encyclopedia of Gerontology: Age, Aging, and the Aged, San Diego. 185-192.
1996 Johnson, DE, GM Ward and JJ Ramsey: Livestock methane: current emissions and mitigation potential, ET Kornegay, (ed), Nutrient Management of Food Animals to Enhance the Environment, Boca Raton, FL. 219-233.