null Thomas Schricker, MD, PhD

Investigator, RI-MUHC, Glen site

Metabolic Disorders and Complications Program

Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

Department of Anaesthesia, Division of Adult Anaesthesia, MUHC



catabolic response to surgery • clinical outcomes • perioperative nutrition

Research Focus

My research focuses on understanding and modifying our body's response to surgical stress by pharmacological and nutritional interventions.

Selected Publications

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  • Schricker T, Lattermann R, Carli F. Intraoperative protein sparing with glucose. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2005 Sep;99(3):898-901. PMID: 16103515.

  • Schricker T, Lattermann R, Fiset P, Wykes L, Carli F. Integrated analysis of protein and glucose metabolism during surgery: effects of anesthesia. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2001 Dec;91(6):2523-30. PMID: 11717214.

  • Schricker T, Meterissian S, Wykes L, Eberhart L, Lattermann R, Carli F. Postoperative protein sparing with epidural analgesia and hypocaloric dextrose. Ann Surg. 2004 Nov;240(5):916-21. PMID: 15492576.

  • Schricker T, Lattermann R, Wykes L, Carli F. Effect of i.v. dextrose administration on glucose metabolism during surgery. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2004 May-Jun;28(3):149-53. PMID: 15141406.

  • Hatzakorzian R, Shum-Tim D, Wykes L, Hülshoff A, Bui H, Nitschmann E, Lattermann R, Schricker T. Glucose and insulin administration while maintaining normoglycemia inhibits whole body protein breakdown and synthesis after cardiac surgery. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2014 Dec 1;117(11):1380-7. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00175.2014. Epub 2014 Sep 25. PMID: 25257875.