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    Amir Zarrinpar

    TitleAssistant Professor In Residence
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0983
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      AGA2014  - 2016AGA Microbiome Junior Investigator Research Award
      AASLD2014  - 2017Liver Scholar Award
      Larry L. Hillblom Foundation2014  - 2014Larry L. Hillblom Foundation Award Seed Grant (could not hold with Liver Scholar Award)
      UCSD - CTRI2014  - 2014UCSD KL2 Grant (could not hold with Liver Scholar Award)
      AGA2013  - 2014AGA Elsevier Pilot Research Grant
      Salix Inc.2013  - 2013Fellowship2Leadership Fellow

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      As the health burden of obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) increases, I hope to perform high impact research investigating novel therapeutic pathways in these diseases that, as of yet, have few curative options.

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      The Relationship of Gut Microbiome and Time Restricted Feeding in Metabolism
      NIH K08DK102902Sep 30, 2015 - Jul 31, 2020
      Role: Principal Investigator

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      1. Thompson CC, Abu Dayyeh BK, Kushner R, Sullivan S, Schorr AB, Amaro A, Apovian CM, Fullum T, Zarrinpar A, Jensen MD, Stein AC, Edmundowicz S, Kahaleh M, Ryou M, Bohning JM, Ginsberg G, Huang C, Tran DD, Glaser JP, Martin JA, Jaffe DL, Farraye FA, Ho SB, Kumar N, Harakal D, Young M, Thomas CE, Shukla AP, Ryan MB, Haas M, Goldsmith H, McCrea J, Aronne LJ. Percutaneous Gastrostomy Device for the Treatment of Class II and Class III Obesity: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Mar; 112(3):447-457. PMID: 27922026.
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      2. Singh S, Dulai PS, Zarrinpar A, Ramamoorthy S, Sandborn WJ. Obesity in IBD: epidemiology, pathogenesis, disease course and treatment outcomes. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Feb; 14(2):110-121. PMID: 27899815.
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      3. Chaix A, Zarrinpar A, Panda S. The circadian coordination of cell biology. J Cell Biol. 2016 Oct 10; 215(1):15-25. PMID: 27738003.
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      4. Marotz CA, Zarrinpar A. Treating Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome with Fecal Microbiota Transplantation. Yale J Biol Med. 2016 Sep; 89(3):383-388. PMID: 27698622.
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      5. Anand G, Zarrinpar A, Loomba R. Targeting Dysbiosis for the Treatment of Liver Disease. Semin Liver Dis. 2016 Feb; 36(1):37-47. PMID: 26870931.
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      6. Zarrinpar A, Chaix A, Panda S. Daily Eating Patterns and Their Impact on Health and Disease. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Feb; 27(2):69-83. PMID: 26706567.
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      7. Zarrinpar A, Gupta S, Maurya MR, Subramaniam S, Loomba R. Serum microRNAs explain discordance of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in monozygotic and dizygotic twins: a prospective study. Gut. 2016 Sep; 65(9):1546-54. PMID: 26002934.
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      8. Chaix A, Zarrinpar A. The effects of time-restricted feeding on lipid metabolism and adiposity. Adipocyte. 2015 Oct-Dec; 4(4):319-24. PMID: 26451290; PMCID: PMC4573188.
      9. Egnatios J, Kaushal K, Kalmaz D, Zarrinpar A. Video Capsule Endoscopy in Patients with Chronic Abdominal Pain with or without Associated Symptoms: A Retrospective Study. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0126509. PMID: 25893440; PMCID: PMC4404061.
      10. Frankwich KA, Egnatios J, Kenyon ML, Rutledge TR, Liao PS, Gupta S, Herbst KL, Zarrinpar A. Differences in Weight Loss Between Persons on Standard Balanced vs Nutrigenetic Diets in a Randomized Controlled Trial. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Sep; 13(9):1625-1632.e1. PMID: 25769412.
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      11. Chaix A, Zarrinpar A, Miu P, Panda S. Time-restricted feeding is a preventative and therapeutic intervention against diverse nutritional challenges. Cell Metab. 2014 Dec 02; 20(6):991-1005. PMID: 25470547; PMCID: PMC4255155.
      12. Zarrinpar A, Chaix A, Yooseph S, Panda S. Diet and feeding pattern affect the diurnal dynamics of the gut microbiome. Cell Metab. 2014 Dec 02; 20(6):1006-17. PMID: 25470548; PMCID: PMC4255146.
      13. Zarrinpar A, Callaway EM. Functional Local Input to Layer 5 Pyramidal Neurons in the Rat Visual Cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2016 Mar; 26(3):991-1003. PMID: 25405939; PMCID: PMC4737602 [Available on 03/01/17].
      14. Zarrinpar A, Lin GY, Lonergan JT. A rare cause of an ileocecal fistula in an AIDS patient. Gastrointestinal infection by Histoplasma capsulatum infection identified with internal transcribed spacer primer sets. Gastroenterology. 2013 Apr; 144(4):697, 857-8. PMID: 23499285; PMCID: PMC3648220.
      15. Zarrinpar A, Loomba R. Review article: the emerging interplay among the gastrointestinal tract, bile acids and incretins in the pathogenesis of diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Nov; 36(10):909-21. PMID: 23057494; PMCID: PMC3535499.
      16. Hatori M, Vollmers C, Zarrinpar A, DiTacchio L, Bushong EA, Gill S, Leblanc M, Chaix A, Joens M, Fitzpatrick JA, Ellisman MH, Panda S. Time-restricted feeding without reducing caloric intake prevents metabolic diseases in mice fed a high-fat diet. Cell Metab. 2012 Jun 06; 15(6):848-60. PMID: 22608008; PMCID: PMC3491655.
      17. Zarrinpar A, Callaway EM. Local connections to specific types of layer 6 neurons in the rat visual cortex. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Mar; 95(3):1751-61. PMID: 16319201.
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      18. Zarrinpar A. MSJAMA. Quarantine. JAMA. 2003 Dec 03; 290(21):2872. PMID: 14657073.
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      19. Zarrinpar A. MSJAMA. Roles for medical students in the political process. JAMA. 2003 Oct 01; 290(13):1774. PMID: 14519714.
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      20. Laeng B, Zarrinpar A, Kosslyn SM. Do separate processes identify objects as exemplars versus members of basic-level categories? Evidence from hemispheric specialization. Brain Cogn. 2003 Oct; 53(1):15-27. PMID: 14572498.
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      21. Zarrinpar A. Psychiatry and stigmatization. JAMA. 2002 Apr 10; 287(14):1856. PMID: 11939874.
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