Physiology's 4 Focus Areas

Aging Focus Area

NameResearch Interests
Francisco H. Andrade, Ph.D.Development and Aging of Craniofacial and Respiratory Muscles
Erhard Bieberich, Ph.D.Lipid Biochemistry
Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.Cardiovascular Research Center
Steven Estus, Ph.D.Molecular Genetics of Alzheimers Disease
Lance Johnson, Ph.D.ApoE, brain metabolism and cognition
Mariana Nikolova-Karakashian, Ph.D.Role of Sphingolipid Signal Transduction Pathway in Animal Aging.
Donna M. Wilcock, Ph.D.Role of Inflammation in Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutics
Melinda E Wilson, Ph.D.Mechanisms of Estrogen Action

Cardiovascular Focus Area 

NameResearch Interests
Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.Molecular Mechanisms of Human Vascular Diseases
Kenneth S. Campbell, Ph.D.Heart Failure Muscle Physiology Computer Modeling Biospecimens
Brian P. Delisle, Ph.D.Cardiovascular
Ming Cui Gong, Ph.D., M.D.Signal Transduction in Vascular Smooth Muscle
Scott Gordon, Ph.DMetabolism and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
Brian A. Jackson, Ph.D.Signal Transduction Systems Involved in Regulation of Renal Tubular Transport 
and in Adrenal Catecholamine Synthesis and Secretion
David C. Randall, Ph.D.Autonomic Control of Cardiovascular Function
Jonathan Satin, Ph.D.Structure-Function Studies of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels in Heart and Nerve.

Metabolic Disease Focus Area

Neuroscience Focus Area

NameResearch Interests

Francisco H. Andrade, Ph.D.

Development and aging of craniofacial and respiratory muscles

Erhard Bieberich, Ph.D.

Lipid Biochemistry

Steven Estus, Ph.D.

Molecular Genetics of Alzheimer Disease

Gregory Frolenkov, Ph.D.

Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Hearing

John Carib Gensel, Ph.D.

Neuroinflammation in Spinal Cord and Brain Injury

Lance Johnson, PhD

ApoE, brain metabolism and cognition

Lu-Yuan Lee, Ph.D.

Airway hypersensitivity; TRPV Channels in the Airways

Sandra J Legan, Ph.D.

Neuroendocrine Mechanisms Mediating the Feedback Actions of Ovarian Steroids on Gonadotropin Secretion

Timothy S McClintock, Ph.D.

Molecular Biology and Functional Genomics of Olfaction, Neural Regeneration, and Spinal Cord Injury

Alexander (Sasha) G Rabchevsky, Ph.D.

Genetic, Biochemical and Cellular Approaches for Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury

Kathryn Saatman, Ph.D.

Pathophysiology of Traumatic Brain Injury

Bret N. Smith, Ph.D.

Neuronal Interactions in the Mammalian Brain

Donna M. Wilcock, Ph.D.

Role of Inflammation in Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutics

Melinda E Wilson, Ph.D.

Mechanisms of Estrogen Action