Pauline B. Darling, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Coordinator of Nutrition and Dietetic Research,
St Michael's Hospital

Ph: 416.864.5535
Fax: 416.864.5414


  • Amino acid and homocysteine metabolism in clinical conditions such as chronic renal failure.
    Nutrition and growth of low birthweight infants. Practice-based dietetic research.                                           

Selected Publications:                                                   


  • Sarwar G, Botting HG, Davis T, Darling P and Pencharz PB. Free amino acids in milk of human subjects, other primates and non-primates. Br J Nutr 79:129-131, 1998.

  • Darling, P, Bross R, Wykes L, Ball RO, Pencharz PB. Isotopic enrichment of amino acids in urine following oral infusions of L-[1-13C]phenylalanine and L-[1-13C]lysine in humans: confounding effect of D-[13C]amino acids. Metabolism, accepted for publication, 1998.

  • Darling, P, Dunn M, Sarwar G, Steve Brookes, Ball RO, Pencharz PB. Threonine kinetics in preterm infants fed their mother’s milk or formula with varying whey;casein ratios. Am J Clin Nutr 68:105-114, 1999.

  • Darling, PB, Grunow, J, Rafii, M, Brookes, S, Ball, RO, Pencharz, PB. Threonine dehydrogenase is a minor degradative pathway of threonine catabolism in adult humans. Am J Physiol Endocrinology and Metabolism 278:E877-874, 2000.

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