Thorben Aussieker (T.)

Thorben Aussieker holds a BSc in Sport Science (German Sports University Cologne) and a MSc in Heath Science Research (Maastricht University).

Thorben works as a PhD student at the department of Human Biology at the (NUTRIM). He is part of the M3-research group led by Prof. Luc van Loon.

In his research Thorben focuses on the effect of dietary collagen protein intake on muscle protein metabolism. He is involved in several studies that use the well-established stable isotope amino acid tracer methodology to measure muscle protein synthesis rates after various dietary proteins. Furthermore his expertise includes immunohistochemistry and fluorescence microscopy. He his teaching in the Human Movement Science master program at Maastricht University.