Vance Albaugh
Last active: 1/4/2019


I am a surgeon-scientist investigator completing a postdoctoral research fellowship in metabolism and bariatric surgery. I also have interests in graduate medical education, surgical innovation, clinical trials, statistical analysis and reproducible research.


The following timeline graph is generated from all co-authored publications.

Featured publications are shown below:

  1. Comment on: greater curvature as a gastric pouch for sleeve gastrectomy: a novel bariatric procedure. Feasibility study in a canine model. Albaugh VL (2018) Surg Obes Relat Dis 14(12): 1820-1821
    › Primary publication · 30545593 (PubMed)
  2. Role of Bile Acids and GLP-1 in Mediating the Metabolic Improvements of Bariatric Surgery. Albaugh VL, Banan B, Antoun J, Xiong Y, Guo Y, Ping J, Alikhan M, Clements BA, Abumrad NN, Flynn CR (2019) Gastroenterology 156(4): 1041-1051.e4
    › Primary publication · 30445014 (PubMed) · PMC6409186 (PubMed Central)
  3. Bile diversion, a bariatric surgery, and bile acid signaling reduce central cocaine reward. Reddy IA, Smith NK, Erreger K, Ghose D, Saunders C, Foster DJ, Turner B, Poe A, Albaugh VL, McGuinness O, Hackett TA, Grueter BA, Abumrad NN, Flynn CR, Galli A (2018) PLoS Biol 16(7): e2006682
    › Primary publication · 30048457 (PubMed) · PMC6061973 (PubMed Central)
  4. Does Bariatric Surgery Affect Breast-Milk Composition? Albaugh VL (2018) J Nutr 148(7): 1071-1072
    › Primary publication · 29982647 (PubMed)
  5. Surgical treatment of obesity. Albaugh VL, Abumrad NN (2018) F1000Res
    › Primary publication · 29904577 (PubMed) · PMC5964632 (PubMed Central)
  6. Proline Precursors and Collagen Synthesis: Biochemical Challenges of Nutrient Supplementation and Wound Healing. Albaugh VL, Mukherjee K, Barbul A (2017) J Nutr 147(11): 2011-2017
    › Primary publication · 28978679 (PubMed) · PMC5657141 (PubMed Central)
  7. What is the impact on the healthcare system if access to bariatric surgery is delayed? Albaugh VL, English WJ (2017) Surg Obes Relat Dis 13(9): 1627-1628
    › Primary publication · 28576680 (PubMed)
  8. Bile acids and bariatric surgery. Albaugh VL, Banan B, Ajouz H, Abumrad NN, Flynn CR (2017) Mol Aspects Med : 75-89
    › Primary publication · 28390813 (PubMed) · PMC5603298 (PubMed Central)
  9. Metabolic responses to exogenous ghrelin in obesity and early after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in humans. Tamboli RA, Antoun J, Sidani RM, Clements A, Harmata EE, Marks-Shulman P, Gaylinn BD, Williams B, Clements RH, Albaugh VL, Abumrad NN (2017) Diabetes Obes Metab 19(9): 1267-1275
    › Primary publication · 28345790 (PubMed) · PMC5568950 (PubMed Central)
  10. Arginine-Dual roles as an onconutrient and immunonutrient. Albaugh VL, Pinzon-Guzman C, Barbul A (2017) J Surg Oncol 115(3): 273-280
    › Primary publication · 27861915 (PubMed) · PMC6486789 (PubMed Central)
  11. Jejunal administration of glucose enhances acyl ghrelin suppression in obese humans. Tamboli RA, Sidani RM, Garcia AE, Antoun J, Isbell JM, Albaugh VL, Abumrad NN (2016) Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 311(1): E252-9
    › Primary publication · 27279247 (PubMed) · PMC4967145 (PubMed Central)
  12. Recent advances in metabolic and bariatric surgery. Albaugh VL, Flynn CR, Tamboli RA, Abumrad NN (2016) F1000Res
    › Primary publication · 27239296 (PubMed) · PMC4879937 (PubMed Central)
  13. Bile diversion to the distal small intestine has comparable metabolic benefits to bariatric surgery. Flynn CR, Albaugh VL, Cai S, Cheung-Flynn J, Williams PE, Brucker RM, Bordenstein SR, Guo Y, Wasserman DH, Abumrad NN (2015) Nat Commun : 7715
    › Primary publication · 26197299 (PubMed) · PMC4518285 (PubMed Central)
  14. Early Increases in Bile Acids Post Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Are Driven by Insulin-Sensitizing, Secondary Bile Acids. Albaugh VL, Flynn CR, Cai S, Xiao Y, Tamboli RA, Abumrad NN (2015) J Clin Endocrinol Metab 100(9): E1225-33
    › Primary publication · 26196952 (PubMed) · PMC4570157 (PubMed Central)
  15. Pleural effusion following blunt splenic injury in the pediatric trauma population. Kulaylat AN, Engbrecht BW, Pinzon-Guzman C, Albaugh VL, Rzucidlo SE, Schubart JR, Cilley RE (2014) J Pediatr Surg 49(9): 1378-81
    › Primary publication · 25148741 (PubMed)
  16. A double blind, placebo-controlled, randomized crossover study of the acute metabolic effects of olanzapine in healthy volunteers. Albaugh VL, Singareddy R, Mauger D, Lynch CJ (2011) PLoS One 6(8): e22662
    › Primary publication · 21857944 (PubMed) · PMC3153475 (PubMed Central)
  17. Ileal interposition improves glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity in the obese Zucker rat. Culnan DM, Albaugh V, Sun M, Lynch CJ, Lang CH, Cooney RN (2010) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 299(3): G751-60
    › Primary publication · 20634437 (PubMed) · PMC2950685 (PubMed Central)
  18. Atypical antipsychotics rapidly and inappropriately switch peripheral fuel utilization to lipids, impairing metabolic flexibility in rodents. Albaugh VL, Vary TC, Ilkayeva O, Wenner BR, Maresca KP, Joyal JL, Breazeale S, Elich TD, Lang CH, Lynch CJ (2012) Schizophr Bull 38(1): 153-66
    › Primary publication · 20494946 (PubMed) · PMC3245588 (PubMed Central)
  19. Olanzapine promotes fat accumulation in male rats by decreasing physical activity, repartitioning energy and increasing adipose tissue lipogenesis while impairing lipolysis. Albaugh VL, Judson JG, She P, Lang CH, Maresca KP, Joyal JL, Lynch CJ (2011) Mol Psychiatry 16(5): 569-81
    › Primary publication · 20308992 (PubMed) · PMC2892549 (PubMed Central)
  20. Hormonal and metabolic effects of olanzapine and clozapine related to body weight in rodents. Albaugh VL, Henry CR, Bello NT, Hajnal A, Lynch SL, Halle B, Lynch CJ (2006) Obesity (Silver Spring) 14(1): 36-51
    › Primary publication · 16493121 (PubMed) · PMC2761763 (PubMed Central)