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J. Matthew Hinkley PhD

Principal Scientist


Principal investigator on studies to support GSSI’s Clinical Research Center in Valhalla, New York; oversee laboratory operations

GSSI Teammate Since:


Area of Expertise:

Exercise metabolism and physiology, skeletal muscle function


BS Penn State University (Kinesiology), MS Ball State University (Exercise Physiology), PhD East Carolina University (Bioenergetics and Exercise Science)

Athletic Background:

Grew up playing basketball, baseball, soccer, and football. Currently enjoys weightlifting, swimming, and running.

Scientific Background:

Matt is a Principal Scientist at the GSSI Lab in Valhalla, NY. Prior to joining GSSI, Matt was a postdoctoral fellow at the AdventHealth Translational Research Institute under the mentorship of Dr. Paul Coen. Using human clinical trials, rodent studies, and cell culture models, Matt’s research has centered on identifying the molecular mechanisms associated with physical activity and nutrition that promote improved human health and performance. Matt has over 25 publications in exercise and muscle metabolism, including peer-reviewed manuscripts, invited reviews, commentaries, and book chapters.