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Paul M. Coen

Paul M. Coen

Associate Investigator

Paul M. Coen

Overview

Dr. Paul Coen is an Associate Investigator at the Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes, AdventHealth Orlando.

Paul’s research program is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is broadly focused on elucidating the role of skeletal muscle mitochondrial energetics in the pathophysiology’s associated with aging and obesity. 
Paul’s postdoctoral training was in the area of muscle metabolism under the mentorship of Dr. Bret Goodpaster at the University of Pittsburgh’s Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism (2008-2010). His postdoctoral work resulted in authorship on numerous peer-reviewed publications in high impact journals such as the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Diabetes, and Diabetes Care. 

Originally hailing from Dublin, Ireland, Paul made the jump across the pond to study for a PhD in Exercise Physiology at Purdue University, which he completed in 2008. Prior to this, he completed an M.S. in Vascular Biology at the Vascular Health Research Center (VHRC) at Dublin City University (2004), and received his initial didactic and laboratory-based training with a B.Sc. in Bioanalytical Science from the Institute of Technology, Tallaght, Ireland (2000).