Internal Medicine-Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology/NEP
CE443 Clinical Support Education Building
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 814-6000 ext 53779
Fax: (573) 884-4595
Dr. Rector’s primary research interests include the role of exercise training, lifestyle modifications, and pharmacological interventions upon oxidative stress and liver metabolism in models of obesity, insulin resistance, and the metabolic syndrome. He is specifically interested in determining the effects of exercise training on underlying molecular mechanisms regulating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatic insulin resistance.