About Bob Wolfe

Robert R. Wolfe graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1969, and received his PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1974. After a post-doctoral fellowship at the Louisiana St. U Medical School, Dr. Wolfe joined the faculty at Harvard Medical School in 1976 and remained there until 1983, when he became Professor and Chief of the Metabolism Unit at the University of Texas Medical Branch and Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children in Galveston, Texas. He held the Distinguished Chair in Clinical Research at UTMB from 2003-2006, when he moved to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Dr. Wolfe is currently the Wormack Chair in Nutritional Longevity, Professor of Geriatrics, and Director, Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity at UAMS.

Dr. Wolfe has performed pioneering research in human metabolism using stable isotope tracers. He has published more than 450 peer-reviewed papers that have been cited more than 13,000 times since 1995. In addition, Dr. Wolfe has authored more than 150 reviews and text chapters, as well three books on stable isotope tracer methodology that are widely considered to be the standard in the field.

Dr. Wolfe's research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health continuously since 1975. The major focus of Dr. Wolfe's research has been the metabolic basis for specialized nutritional therapy of specific medical problems.

He holds patents for nutritional products aimed at nutritional therapy in aging, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.