Carnitine and MRS-derived Mitochondrial Function

William E. Kraus, MD, Principal Investigator
Sponsored by Pfizer

This is a longitudinal study supported by Pfizer and as a collaboration between DMPI (Duke Molecular Physiology Institute) and DIAL (Duke Image Acquisition Laboratory) to measure the effects of carnitine supplementation and acute exercise on carnitine and acylcarnitine levels in the muscle and on insulin sensitivity in the plasma.