Michael D. Roberts, Ph.D.


Michael D. Roberts, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology at Auburn University, where he serves as the director of the Molecular and Applied Sciences Laboratory. Dr. Roberts' laboratory utilizes cell culture, rodent, and basic as well as applied human models in order to examine how dietary factors, exercise, or both affects cellular and whole-body physiology. He has over 100 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, many of which are in high-impact physiology and nutrition titles (e.g., AJP Series journals, PLOS One, Frontiers in Physiology, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise). Dr. Roberts' published research can be found via Google Scholar.

Disclosures: Dr. Roberts has performed contracted research with the following entities (in order from newest to oldest): Ritual, Impedimed, the American Diabetes Association, Auburn University's Intramural Grant Program, FutureCeuticals, ChemiNutra, Center for Applied Health Sciences (CAHS), Applied Sports Performance Institute, Dolcas, MusclePharm, and Axiom Foods.

Dr. Roberts' laboratory has also received gift funds or product donations completely allocated toward research expenditures from the following entities (in order from newest to oldest): Maximum Human Performance, Dymatize, Renaissance Periodization, Lockwood LLC, Hilmar Ingredients, BioNutritional Research Group, FutureCeuticals, Inc., the Edward Via of Osteopathic Medicine, and 4Life.

Dr. Roberts currently has no patents, stock, or ownership in any sports nutrition company, and does not serve on any advisory boards. Dr. Roberts has not done any past or current consulting for fees.


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