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Nutrition in the Critically Ill and the Importance of Indirect Calorimetry


  • Dr. Pierre Singer

Listen to the webinar by Prof. Pierre Singer about Nutrition and Indirect Calorimetry in the ICU.

Prof. Pierre Singer

Pierre Singer, MD

Dr. Singer has over 35 years of clinical and academic experience. He was born in France and has made his medical school at the Louis Pasteur faculty of Medicine of Strasbourg (France). Boarded in gastroenterology and nutrition as well as in intensive care, he is currently director of the General Intensive Care Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel (1995-present), Full Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care at the Sackler school of medicine, Tel Aviv University, head of the Institute of Nutrition Research (2006-present) at Rabin Medical Center, Chair of the Eduarda and Dr Moshe Ishay Institute for the Study of the Effects of Natural Food on the Quality of Life and Human Health at the Tel Aviv University, and director of the Metabolism Laboratory at the Felsenstein Medical Research Center. Dr. Singer was President (2003), Treasurer (2004-2008) and Chairman of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) (2010-2014) and the co-chairman of the ESPEN Guidelines editorial board (2014-2018). He is an honorary member of  ESPEN (2018), from the Cech, Hungarian society and the Philippines society of Parenteral and enteral Nutrition.

His research is focused on metabolism and nutrition mainly in the critically ill, but also in artificial intelligence. He is the editor in chief of Clinical Nutrition Experimental, an associate editor, section editor or co-editor of Intensive Care Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition, Nutrition in Clinical Practice or JPEN. He is co-principal author of the teaching modules on Nutrition in the ICU from ESPEN (LLL) as well as of the ESPEN: Nutrition in the ICU 2019 guidelines. He is cooperating with many international centers in terms of research such as Geneva, Lausanne, Brussels, Parma, Hamilton (CN), Warshaw, Vienna, Madrid, Dallas, Houston in terms of research. 

Dr. Singer has presented over 400 lectures internationally, and had more than 250 invited papers at scientific meetings. He has published more than 185 original articles, 65 review articles, 42 book chapters, and more than 400 abstracts. He has been cited more than 18,000 times (more than 2900 times in 2019) and his index-h is 55.