Faculty & Staff
Neuroendocrinology Research Program Faculty
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Angiogenesis; peripheral arterial disease (PAD); gene therapy
Diabetes and Insulin Action
Regulation of low-voltage activated T-type Ca2+ channel activity by kinases and heterotrimeric G-proteins and their roles in physiological responses.
Mechanisms of neuromodulation in central neurons
Molecular mechanisms linking inflammation and insulin signaling to control cell growth and metabolism
Modeling and simulation of blood glucose dynamics and the regulatory hormones network; modeling and simulation of the effect of exercise on glucose/insulin dynamics; modeling of the heart-glucose dynamics relationship,
Epigenetic mechanisms involved in complex human disease
Race-appropriate definitions of metabolic syndrome; impact of early lifestyle factors and later disease risk (e.g. obesity); influence of chronic inflammatory conditions on pubertal development; influence of chronic disease on cachexia; closed-loop insulin delivery.
Elucidating and Understanding the Mechanisms Underlying Nervous System Development
Systems Genetics of Skeletal Development and Maintenance
Neural control of blood pressure and respiration
Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.
Acute stroke intervention, outcomes research, risk adjustment
Seizures, neuronal excitability and plasticity
Biomathematics and Statistics, Specifically Dynamic Modeling of Biologic and Behavioral Processes. Resent Work Includes: Endocrine and Diabetes Studies, ADHD, Heart Rate Variability, Translational Research, and Algorithm Development.
Role of lipid oxidation products in inflammation and vascular immunology in atherosclerosis and diabetes
Insulin action, energy metabolism and diabetes complications
Mechanisms of GnRH Regulation of Gonadotropin and Steriod Synthesis; the Etiology of PCOS in Adolescence
Reproductive neuroendocrinology and polycystic ovary syndrome.
Immune mechanisms of acute kidney injury and fibrosis. Pulsed ultrasound in acute kidney injury
Genetic basis of common human disease, including type 1 diabetes, diabetic complications, ischemic stroke, atherosclerosis
Endocrine hypertension, angiotensin receptors, renal paracrine hormones
Pharmacology and function of T-type (low-voltage-activated, LVA) calcium channels in sensory transmission.