School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Research Training Faculty

William Beierwaltes, Ph.D.  - Regulation of renal function and blood pressure by vasoactive hormones                                    Patrick Mueller, Ph.D. - Neurohumoral control of the circulation, cardiovascular deconditioning, exercise training
Stephen DiCarlo, Ph.D. - Cardiovascular control, arrhythmia suppression, spinal cord injury and exercise   Donal O'Leary, Ph.D.  - Understanding the neural & hormonal mechanisms of control of arterial blood pressure, heart rate, cardiac output, regional blood flow and sympathetic nerve activity during dynamic exercise
J.-P Jin, M.D., Ph.D.  - Gene regulation and structural-function relationships of contractile and cytoskeleton proteins   Pablo Ortiz, Ph.D.  - Control of salt and water reabsorption by the kidneys; molecular regulation of transport; protein trafficking, exocytosis and endocytosis in polarized renal epithelium
Robert Lasley, Ph.D. - The role of G protein coupled receptor (GPCR) regulation of cardiac function and response to stress   Karin Przyklenk, Ph.D.  - Coronary ischemic syndromes; cellular mechanisms and signaling pathways of tolerance
of myocardium to ischemia; heart ischemia-reperfusion
Philip Levy, M.D.  - The role of vitamin D in halting & reducing subclinical cardiac damage in African-Americans suffering from high blood pressure       Noreen Rossi, M.D. - Nephrology; nervous system control of blood pressure and renal regulation
Jason Mateika, Ph.D.  - Pulmonary physiology; Sleep Physiology; Neurophysiology   Timothy Stemmler, PhD.  - Spectroscopic techniques to characterize the structure/function of proteins involved in regulating cellular metal homeostasis/ oxidative stress and enzymes that confer antibiotic resistance in bacteria