Magkos Faidon

Faidon Magkos

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Principal Investigator, Clinical Nutrition Research Centre, A*STAR
Academic Qualifications
  • Post-Doc,┬áHarvard Medical School, USA
  • PhD, Harokopio University, Greece
  • PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
  • BSc, MSc, Harokopio University, Greece
Research Interest(s)
  • Mechanisms
  • Effects of Diet
  • Nutrition
Recent Publications
  • 1. Magkos F, Sullivan S, Fitch M, Smith G, Fabbrini E, Mittendorfer B, Hellerstein M, Klein S. 2017 Nov. Effect of Weight Gain and Weight Loss on In Vivo Colonocyte Proliferation Rate in People with Obesity. Obesity. 25:S81-S86. doi: 10.1002/oby.21983.
  • 2. Magkos F, Nikonova E, Fain R, Zhou S, Ma T, Shanahan W. 2017 May. Effect of lorcaserin on glycemic parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Obesity. 25(5):842-849. doi: 10.1002/oby.21798.
  • 3. Rizi EP, Baig S, Shabeer M, Teo Y, Mok SF, Loh TP, Magkos F, Virtue S, Vidal-Puig A, Tai ES et al. 2016 Dec. Meal rich in carbohydrate, but not protein or fat, reveals adverse immunometabolic responses associated with obesity. Nutrition Journal 15:100. doi: 10.1186/s12937-016-0219-0.
  • 4. Ding C, Chan Z, Magkos F. 2016 Nov. Lean, but not healthy: the "metabolically obese, normal-weight' phenotype. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care. 19(6):408-417. doi: 10.1097/MCO.0000000000000317.
  • 5. Sun L, Tan KWJ, Lim JZ, Magkos F, Henry CJ. 2016 Oct. Dietary fat and carbohydrate quality have independent effects on postprandial glucose and lipid responses. European Journal of Nutrition. 1-8. doi: 10.1007/s00394-016-1313-y.