Carlson, Room 108
- The effects of aging, cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors, and habitual physical activity on vascular endothelial function.
- Director: Christopher A. DeSouza, Ph.D.
- Medical Director: Brian Stauffer, M.D.
- Laboratory Director: Jared Greiner, M.S.
- Postdoctoral and Predoctoral Fellows as well as graduate and undergraduate students.
Current Research Projects
- Influence of age, obesity, exercise, and oxidative stress on the endothelin-1 system.
- HIV-1 infection, vascular endothelial function, and exercise.
- Effects of nebivolol on ET-1 vasoconstrictor tone.
- Nebivolol and endothelial regulation of fibrinolysis.
- Overweight/obesity and vascular progenitor cell function.
- Stauffer BL, Dow CA, Diehl KJ, Bammert TD, Greiner JJ, DeSouza CA. Nebivolol, but not metoprolol, treatment improves endothelial fibrinolytic capacity is adults with elevated blood pressure. Journal of the American Heart Association 6: 2017.
- Bain AR, Weil BR, Diehl KJ, Greiner JJ, Stauffer BL, DeSouza CA. Insufficient sleep is associated with impaired nitric oxide-mediated endothelium-dependent vasodilation. Atherosclerosis 265: 41-46, 2017.
- Dow CA, Templeton DL, Lincenberg GM, Greiner JJ, Stauffer BL, DeSouza CA. Elevations in C-reactive protein and endothelin-1 system activity in humans. Life Sciences 159: 66-70, 2016.