Joshua P. Nixon, PhD - Minneapolis VA Health Care System
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Joshua P. Nixon, PhD

Dr. Joshua Nixon

Deputy Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development, Minneapolis VA Health Care System

Adjunct Assistant. Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota

Telephone: 612-467-2804





  • BS, Michigan State University
  • PhD, Michigan State University

Research Interests

  • Brain mechanisms of energy expenditure
  • Neuroprotection and neurodegeneration
  • Role of peptide hormones in obesity resistance
  • Traumatic brain injury and obesity

Selected Publications

Full bibliography is available on PubMed.