John Tayek, MD

John Tayek, MD, MS, FACP, FACN

Investigator, The Lundquist Institute


Research Description

Dr. Tayek's research interests are in the area of normal and abnormal liver physiology, diabetes and clinical nutrition. He has been a Principal Investigator on an NIH study of patients with alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis (2005-8) and is currently a principal site Investigator on a NIH grant about alcoholic hepatitis). He has also done research in the field of diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Tayek’s earlier NIH funded research also included development of equations to make accurate measurements of liver glucose and amino acid metabolism (NIH K08) in normal humans, diabetics and patients with systemic diseases.

Recent and/or Significant Publications

Lopez, JL,Tayek, JA. Voriconazole-Induced Hepatitis via Simvastatin-and Lansoprazole-Mediated Drug Interactions: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Drug Metab Dispos. 2016 Jan;44(1):124-6.
Patel SS, Molnar MZ, Tayek JA, Ix JH, Noori N, Benner D, Heymsfield S, Kopple JD, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Serum creatinine as a marker of muscle mass in chronic kidney disease: results of a cross‐sectional study and review of literature. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2013 Mar;4(1):19-29.
Rattanasompattikul M1, Molnar MZ, Lee ML, Dukkipati R, Bross R, Jing J, Kim Y, Voss AC, Benner D, Feroze U, Macdougall IC, Tayek JA, Norris KC, Kopple JD, Unruh M, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Oxidative Nutrition in Hypoalbuminemic Dialysis Patients (AIONID) study: results of the pilot-feasibility, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2013 Dec;4(4):247-57.
Shah A, Miller CJ, Nast CC, Adams MD, Truitt B, Tayek JA, Tong L, Mehtani P, Monteon F, Sedor JR, Clinkenbeard EL, White K, Mehrotra R, LaPage J, Dickson P, Adler SG, Iyengar SK. Severe vascular calcification and tumoral calcinosis in a family with hyperphosphatemia: a fibroblast growth factor 23 mutation identified by exome sequencing. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2014 Dec;29(12):2235-43.