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Physiology and nutrition researcher profiles

Michaela Devries-Aboud

Michaela Devries-Aboud

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: skeletal muscle metabolism, sex-based differences in metabolism, exercise physiology, human nutrition and metabolism, aging and sarcopenia, insulin sensitivity, electron microscopy.

Robin Duncan

Robin Duncan

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: molecular cloning, lipid biochemistry, comparative biology and murine models, genetics and genomics, recombinant protein production, enzymology.

Lora Giangregorio

Lora Giangregorio

Associate Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: clinical exercise physiology, clinical trials and knowledge translation, physical activity and aging, osteoporosis and bone health

Richard Hughson

Richard L. Hughson

Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: cardiovascular physiology, environmental physiology (spaceflight, altitude), vascular aging, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, ultrasound

Heather Keller

Heather Keller

Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: nutrition, knowledge translations, intervention design and implementation, qualitative and quantitative methods.

Marina Mourtzakis

Marina Mourtzakis

Associate Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies:

Joe Quadrilatero

Joe Quadrilatero

Associate Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: skeletal muscle biology, skeletal muscle disease, exercise physiology, cell and molecular biology, microscopy, cell culture, animal models, cellular imaging.

James Rush

James W.E. Rush

Professor, Dean of Applied Health Sciences

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: cardiovascular physiology, blood vessel health, endothelium, vascular smooth muscle, isolated blood vessels, endothelium-derived contracting and relaxing factors, resveratrol, prostanoids, vascular effects of exercise.

Ken Stark

Ken Stark

Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: Content expertise - nutrition, dietary intake assessmets, fatty acid and lipid metabolism, analyticial biochemistry.

Research models - human intervention, rodent models, cell culture.

Research tools - Gas chromatography w/ mass spectrometry and/or flame ionization detection, ultra-high performance liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry (quadrupole-orbitrap, quadrupole time of flight), gene expression (mRNA and immunoblot).

Russell Tupling

A. Russell Tupling

Professor, Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: muscle physiology, obesity, diabetes and metabolism.