Gary J. Hausman
Professor, Department of Foods and Nutrition
University of Georgia, USA
Gary J. Hausman attended Iowa State University and graduated with a major in Animal Science. He then enrolled in graduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed the PhD in meat science and muscle biology in 1977. Dr. Hausman has been a Research Physiologist in the Animal Physiology Research Unit since 1980 and is an Adjunct Professor of the Human Foods and Nutrition and Animal Science Departments and is on the Graduate Faculty at the University of Georgia. For over 30 years, Gary Hausman has added to our understanding of embryonic and postnatal preadipocyte/adipocyte development. Dr. Hausman has authored or co-authored over 200 scientific articles published in refereed journals, (receiving >4300 citations; h-index = 33) 119 abstracts, 10 book chapters miscellaneous publications and has given 23 invited presentations at scientific meetings. Dr. Hausman′s national and international reputation is reflected in invitations to present and discuss research data at national and international meetings and requests to consult with colleagues in academia, in industry, and in other governmental institutions throughout the world. Dr. Hausman was the recipient of the Outstanding Young Animal Scientist of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS)-Southern Section, the 1993 ASAS Animal Growth and Development Research Award and was named an ASAS Fellow in 2011.
Gary J. Hausman\'s interests are on the development of the technique of fetal hypophysectomy (hypox) and subsequent surgical implantation of slow release hormone pellets permitting intensive studies of the endocrine control of fetal development.
The first to demonstrate several genes and proteins secreted by porcine adipose tissue and adipose tissue in general including apolipoproteins and many interleukins.