Dr. Mark A. Levine, MD is a Senior Investigator of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases’ Molecular and Clinical Nutrition Section in Digestive Disease Branch.
Dr. Levine’s laboratory conducts basic, translational, and clinical research which aims to determine optimal nutrition in health, disease, and treatment. His research focuses on vitamin C (ascorbic acid) to determine a functional basis for nutrient recommendations.
- Levine M, Violet PC. Data Triumph at C. Cancer Cell. 2017;31(4):467-469.
- Tu H, Li H, Wang Y, Niyyati M, Wang Y, Leshin J, Levine M. Low Red Blood Cell Vitamin C Concentrations Induce Red Blood Cell Fragility: A Link to Diabetes Via Glucose, Glucose Transporters, and Dehydroascorbic Acid. EBioMedicine. 2015;2(11):1735-50.
- Ma Y, Chapman J, Levine M, Polireddy K, Drisko J, Chen Q. High-dose parenteral ascorbate enhanced chemosensitivity of ovarian cancer and reduced toxicity of chemotherapy. Sci Transl Med. 2014;6(222):222ra18.