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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

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.